FIFA 17 TOTW 3

Starting XI

  1. ST: Diego Costa– Chelsea (England)

Costa has been impressive this year with Chelsea, conquering 2 Man of the match award so far. The Spanish has occupied the top scorer throne of Barclays Premiere League, netting 6 goals in 7 league games so far. He has not only contributed by scoring but assisted by setting up 3 goals for the teammates. With his tremendous form his confrontations with opponents also continues in this season which brought him 4 yellow cards as well.

  1. ST: Gonzalo Higuaín– Juventus (Italy)

Higuain is holding the top scorer spot of Serie A along with Mauro Icardi and Carlos Bacca. The Argentine has scored 6 times in only 4 matches so far winning Man of the Match 2 times. He has displayed mesmerizing performance against Empoli, getting a rating of 9.5 with 2 goals in 3 minutes interval in the second half.

  1. CAM: Giuliano de Paula– Zenit (Russia)

De Paula is the 2nd top scorer of ongoing Russian Premiere League 2016/17 seasons. He scored total 6 goals from 7 appearances so far. The Brazilian plays in attacking midfield position for the Russian club FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.

  1. CM: Marco Verratti– PSG (France)

Verratti, born in Italy and plays for the French tycoon club Paris Saint Germain. He showed his class in teenage playing in Pescara and later flourished in PSG. His gradual development to become a world class midfielder is remarkable. He was entitled with ‘’Pallone Azzurro’’ (Best Italian Footballer) award last year, presented by Italian Football Federation. The 23 years old has been a key player for PSG since 2012.

  1. LM: Lukas Podolski– Galatasaray S.K. (Turkey)

Former gunner player Podolski joined Turkish club Galatasaray in 2015. From then he produced a total of 19 goals. The experienced German scored couple of goals in 78th and 85th minute that saved Galatasaray from a tie against Antalyaspor this week. Interestingly he came as a substitute in the second half and showed his dexterity.

  1. RM: Breel Embolo– Schalke 04 (Germany)

The 3 consecutive champion of Swiss Super league Breel Embolo joined Schalke 04 this year (2016) and continued his super form with the new club. While Schalke was suffocating after losing first 5 league matches, Embolo netted couple of times and helped the club to conquer their first victory by a wide margin.  The player’s recent form has given the struggling German club some hopes they can cherish. He is currently the best player of the club with 2 goals and an assist in last 6 matches.

  1. LM: Hakan Çalhanoğlu– Bayer 04 Leverkusen (Germany)

The Turkish footballer possesses long shooting ability and capable of swerving the ball while taking free kicks. His recent performance is excellent. He established both the goals in a 2-0 win over Borussia and became the Man of the Match. With the victory Bayer jumped from 12th to the 6th position in the league.

  1. CB: Gabriel Paletta– AC Milan (Italy)

The defender scored the decisive goal at 77th minute in the match against Sassuolo while the match was tied in 3-3 situation.

  1. CB: Kostas Manolas– AS Roma (Italy)

Manolas contributed in 2-1 win against the rivals Inter while Icardi concede an own goal.

  1. RB: Ricardo Pereira– OGC Nice (France)

The flying start of French club Nice continues with their 6th wins in 8 matches. In the match against Lorient, Pereira played a crucial role and achieved the MoM by defending their half along with opening the score line for his club.

  1. GK: Hugo Lloris– Spurs (England)

Lloris is a name of great reliability for Tottenham after his joining in 2012. Since then he has been phenomenal until now. Last week (02-10-16) in the big match against ManCity, he ended up with a clean sheet and achieved Man of the Match. Now Tottenham is lagging by just 1 point from the League leaders.

Substitutes

GK: Will Norris – Cambridge United (England)
CB: Walker Zimmerman – FC Dallas (USA)
CAM: Mateusz Cetnarski – KS Cracovia (Poland)
LM: Josh Morris – Scunthorpe United (England)
ST: Peter Wilson – GIF Sundsvall (Sweden)
ST: Casimir Ninga – Montpellier HSC (France)
LW: Kensuke Nagai – Nagoya Grampus (Japan)

Reserves

CB: Toby Alderweireld – Spurs (England)
RM: Bernardo Silva – AS Monaco (France)
ST: Diogo Jota – FC Porto (Portugal)
ST: Iago Aspas – RC Celta de Vigo (Spain)
ST: Dwight Gayle – Newcastle United (England)

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