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FIFA 17 News Roundup #27

Earlier this week EA Sports dropped a new title update for FIFA 17. For more details on the update please check this post.

After the Premier League and Serie A upgrades that were released last week, this week we had three new league upgrades released featuring players from Ligue 1, La Liga and Bundesliga.

For more details on these new upgrades/downgrades please check this post.

Dybala and Isco are in the FIFA 17 TOTW 23 spotlight thanks to their new in-forms:

Starting XI

  • GK: Diego Alves – Valencia CF (Spain) – Brazil
  • RB: Lukasz  Piszczek –  Borussia Dortumd (Germany) – Poland
  • CB: Dante – OGC Nice (France) – Brazil
  • LB: Jaume Costa – Villareal CF (Spain) – Spain
  • CAM: Paulo Dybala – Juventus (Italy) – Argentina
  • CM: Isco – Real Madrid (Spain) – Spain
  • CM: Davy Klaassen –  Ajax (Holland) – Holland
  • CAM: Corentin Tolisso –  Olympique Lyonnais (France) – France
  • ST: Javier Hernández – Bayer 04 Leverkusen (Germany) – Mexico
  • ST: Kévin Gameiro – Atlético de Madrid (Spain) – France
  • ST: Stevan Jovetić – Sevilla FC (Italy) – Montenegro

Substitutes

  • GK: Cédric Carrasso –  Girondins de Bordeaux (France) – France
  • CB: John Brooks – Hertha BSC (Germany) – United States
  • CB: Christopher Jullien – Toulouse FC (France) – France
  • CM: Jaime Valdés  Colo-Colo (Chile) – Chile
  • CAM: Pablo Hernández – Leeds United (England) – Spain
  • LW: Lorenzo Insigne – Napoli (Italy) – Italy
  • ST:  Gregoire Defrel – Sassuolo (Italy) – France

Reserves

  • CAM: Takumi Minamino – Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) – Japan
  • ST: Pierre Webó – Osmanlıspor (Turkey) – Cameroon
  • ST: Adam Rooney – Aberdeen (Scotland) – Republic of Ireland
  • ST: Álvaro Ramos – Deportes Iquique (Chile) – Chile
  • ST: Paul Mullin – Morecambe (England) – England

These in-forms are available in packs from February 22nd – March 1st! You can view this TOTW in more details on FUTHead or EASports.

New FA Cup MOTM items are available in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team featuring Cesc Fabregas, Kane, Mkhitaryan, Lucas Perez, Leadbitter, Cummings and Billing.

Morever, in packs you can also find 11 European MOTM (eMOTM) items featuring, Aguero, Pjaca, Escudero, Smolov, Botia, Viergever, Stindl, Aboubakar, Pozuelo, Cabral and Fekir.

This weekend you can try to complete the following two new Squad Building Challenges:

Marquee Matchups
Bundesliga Guarantee

Here are the requirements for this week’s FIFA 17 single player tournament:

Two Leagues, Two Nations

Squad Requirements
Min. 2 nationalities in your Starting XI
Min. 2 leagues in your Starting XI
Max. Silver in your Starting XI and Subs

Rewards
OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins: 24/02/2017 – Ends: 03/03/2017

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After the European and ROTW regional finals, this week, in Miami, the Americas Regional Champion of the FUT 17 Championship Series was crowned and his name is Rafael Salles “Rafifa13” Leite Fortes.

To see the recap of the event please view this page.

For a limited time, EA Sports is celebrating Carnival in FIFA Mobile with their latest Seasonal Program, Carniball. From now until March 6, you will find special Packs and Live Events, with the chance to unlock up to seven (7) Carniball Master Player Items. Here’s the rundown on Carniball:

Carniball Pack Offers

Over the course of Carniball, open Country-specific Party Packs to receive Mask and Confetti Tokens, with a chance of also finding Carniball-themed Players. Open the “Party Starter” Pack to receive your first Carniball Broken Mask Player, then complete their Plan to unlock a Masked version, which features boosted stats. During Carniball, our “Daily Free Pack” will contain up to five (5) Confetti Tokens with a chance to also receive a random Mask Token. It is possible to receive Confetti Tokens in any Pack while Carniball is taking place.

Live Events

Until March 5, there will be a series of Carnival-themed Live Events. Take part in the Carniball Party Live Event to earn Confetti Tokens with the chance at receiving a Carniball Player. The Masked Party Live Event rewards you with a Mask from one of five different countries. Use those masks to the unlock and complete the different Carniball Master Player Items.

Carniball Masked Master Players

Find Broken Mask Player Items in specially marked Packs or in the Market. Combine the Broken Mask Player Item with Confetti and Country-specific Mask Tokens to complete a Plan that unlocks a boosted Masked Master version of the player. Please check in-game for the exact requirements for each Player’s Plan.

Carniball Master

Use Masks to complete the Carniball Master Plan and unlock a 96-OVR RM Player Item. Please check in-game for the exact requirements necessary to complete this Plan.

Carniball Legend

Use Confetti and Mask Tokens to complete the Carniball Legend Plan and unlocks a 98-OVR CB Player Item. Please check in-game for the exact requirements necessary to complete this Plan.

Other Carniball Plans

There are several other Plans available to help you in unlocking the different Carniball Players. Be sure to visit the Seasonal Section of the Plans Menu to see what these are and what they need & their rewards.

All Carniball related Live Events, Packs, and Plans in FIFA Mobile last until March 6.

The new FIFA Mobile TOTW is lead by the in-form of Radja Nainggolan thanks to his performance against Torino:

Gold In Forms

  • GK: Péter Gulácsi – RB Leipzig (Germany)
    • Gulácsi saved a penalty as RB Leipzig held on to beat Borussia M-Gladbach 1-2.
  • RB: Arnaud Souquet – OGC Nice (France)
    • Souquet was solid in defense and helped set-up the winning goal in Nice’s 0-1 win against Lorient.
  • CB: Jorge Teixeira – Charlton Athletic (England)
    • Jorge Teixeira scored twice in Charlton Athletic’s 3-3 draw with Rochdale.
  • CB: Romain Brégerie – FC Ingolstadt 04 (Germany)
    • Brégerie scored the opening goal in Ingolstadt’s 0-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
  • CB: Jores Okore – FC København (Denmark)
    • Okore was solid in defense as FC København drew with rivals Brøndby 0-0.
  • CAM: Takumi Minamino – Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)
    • Minamino scored three goals as Red Bull Salzburg crushed Ried 1-6.
  • CAM: Corentin Tolisso – Olympique Lyonnais (France)
    • Tolisso scored twice as Lyon came back from a goal down to beat Dijon 4-2.
  • CAM: Jozabed – RC Celta de Vigo (Spain)
    • Jozabed had a goal and an assist in Celta Vigo’s 3-0 win over Osasuna.

Elite In Forms

  • RB: Łukasz Piszczek – Borussia Dortmund (Germany)
    • Piszczek had a goal and an assist in Dortmund’s 3-0 win against Wolfsburg.
  • ST: Stevan Jovetić – Sevilla FC (Spain)
    • Jovetić helped set-up both of Sevilla’s goals in their 2-0 win over Eibar.

Master Elite In Form

  • CF: Radja Nainggolan – Roma (Italy)
    • Nainggolan had a goal and an assist in Roma’s 4-1 win against Torino.

Murillo, Sio, Douglas Costa, Dembele and Visca are the new Impact Players of this week in FIFA Mobile.

Gameiro is this week’s MOTM in FIFA Mobile thanks to this hattrick against Sporting Gijon.

Also, four new Record Breakers items are now available for a limited time in FIFA Mobile featuring Dele Alli, Ibrahimovic, Sterling and Cesc Fabregas.

Below you may find some good FIFA 17 related guides and articles that we have found this week on the web:

Fifa 17 matches to be screened live on BT Sport 

FIFA 17 Career Mode: Serie A Wonderkid XI

The Hateful 8 – The Most Frustrating Opposition Players In FIFA 17

The Bundesliga Guide

B__Rabbit’s 3421 Guide

Socks guide to the 4312

4321 In-Depth Guide

#1 0 – 1,000,000 coins, the complete guide!

Here’s a super effective way to score more goals in FIFA 17

League SBC value for money

And what’s the best way to wrap up a roundup post if not with a special edition of GOTW focused only on free kicks. Watch some of the best free kicks scored in FIFA 17 featuring Trivelas, Knuckleballs and more from the likes of Ronaldo, Costa, Robben and Calhanoglu:

Hope you enjoyed reading this week’s news and we’ll see you as usual next weekend with more exciting FIFA 17 news.

 

 

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