FIFA 17 Team Of The Week (TOTW) – Week 1

Starting XI

  1. ST: Arkadiusz Milik– Napoli (Italy)

The inclusion of Arkadiusz Milik to S.S.C. Napoli replacing Gonzalo Higuain has been turned out to be an excellent decision so far. The Polish striker joined Napoli on 1st of August this year (2016). Former Ajax striker was transferred to the Italian club for a €35 million transfer fee. Scorer of 21 goals from 31 matches for Ajax has successfully retained his form so far netting 4 times in 6 appearances for his new club.

  1. ST: Edinson Cavani– Paris Saint-Germain (France)

Last season (2015-2016) Cavani scored the decisive third goal of PSG’s 4–2 2016 Coupe de France Final win over Olympique de Marseille to record a second consecutive Ligue 1-Coupe de France-Coupe de la Ligue domestic treble for the club. This season Cavani is dominating by scoring 4 goals in the first half, in a 6-0 win against SM Caen. The Uruguayan also scored 2 decisive goals while the scoreline was 1-1 against Ludogorets Razgrad in group match of UEFA Champions League.

  1. ST: Mauro Icardi– Inter (Italy)

The Internazionale skipper triumphed his place in team of the week by exquisite performance in Serie A. He is leading the top scorer table with 6 goals in 6 appearances, most importantly scoring against the lifetime rival Juventus led Internazionale to victory after 4 years against Juves.

  1. CM: Kevin De Bruyne– Manchester City (England)

The youngster joined the English giant ManCity last year (2015) from VFL Wolfsburg in exchange of club record transfer fee of £55 million. His recent form is astonishing, scoring 2 goals and 4 crucial assists in 6 matches this season for MAnCity won him 2 man of the match awards.

  1. CAM: Nacer Chadli– West Bromwich Albion (England)

The 2nd Belgian midfielder who secured his place in the FIFA17 Ultimate team of the week. He is a very versatile player, comfortable of playing in different positions- forward, wing or flank and strong with both legs. His class was never a matter of doubt but his form however is cut short by back to back injury over time. Recently his performance with the English club West Brom has made his fans optimistic again.

  1. CM: Gonzalo Castro– Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Gonzalo plays for German club Borussia as a midfielder and also represent Germany. His biggest footballing success was winning the U-21 Championship 2009 in Sweden.

  1. LM: Thomas Lemar– AS Monaco (France)

Lemar plays for the French tycoon AS Monaco. The rising star is capable of playing in both wings but is more comfortable as CAM. He scored 3 goals from 6 league appearances so far.

  1. LB: Filipe Luís– Atlético de Madrid (Spain)

The Brazilian helped Chelsea to win the Barclays Premiere League and League Cup in 2014 now serves Athletico Madrid in La Liga.

  1. CB: Nicolas Nkoulou– Olympique Lyonnais (France)

Before joining Lyon the Cameroonian spent 5 years in Olympique Marseille. This year he agreed a four-year contract with French Ligue 1 side Lyon.

  1. CB: Eric Botteghin– Feyenoord (The Netherlands)

For Feyenoord it has been an outstanding journey so far and the player who can claim most of the credit is Eric Botteghin. His blazing performance led his club a historic win over English giant ManUtd in UEFA Europa League Group stage.

  1. GK: Gianluigi Donnarumma– AC Milan (Italy)

The boy is only 17 years old but has proved his class delivering some top saves for AC Milan. The falling club relies a lot on the young lad and he has been able to serve his responsibility sensibly with his eminent performance.

Substitutes

  • ST: Scott Hogan – Brentford (England)
  • ST: Louis Moult – Motherwell (Scotland)
  • CAM: Konstantin Vassiljev – Jagiellonia Białystok (Poland)
  • CM: Kelvn Row – New England Revolution (MLS)
  • RM: Mahmoud Kahraba – Al Ittihad (Saudi Arabia)
  • RB: David Pisot – Würzburger Kickers (Germany)
  • GK: Nelson Ramos – Fortaleza CEIF (Colombia)

Reserves

  • ST: Nicola Sansone – Villarreal CF (Spain)
  • ST: Jonatan Soriano – Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)
  • LM: Emil Forsberg – RB Leipzig (Germany)
  • RM: Quincy Promes – Spartak Moskva (Russia)
  • GK: Tiago Volpi – Gallas Blancos de Querétaro (Mexico)

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1 Response

  1. FarCry06 says:

    Its a wonder how Milik is going in this season. Hopefully he will continue this throughout the league.

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