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FIFA 17 News Roundup #16

The UEFA Champions League and Europa League group stages have come to an end this week and the best players in this phase of competition received a new series of special in-forms which will be available in FUT 17 packs until 16th of December:

Starting XI

  • GK: Ralf Fahrmann – FC Schalke 04 (Germany) – Germany
  • RB: Dani Alves –  Juventus (Italy) – Brazil
  • LB: Filipe Luis – Atletico de Madrid (Spain) – Brazil
  • CB: Diego Godin – Atletico de Madrid (Spain) – Uruguay
  • CAM: Mesut Ozil – Arsenal (England) – Germany
  • CM: Ilkay Gündoğan – Manchester City (England) – Turkey
  • RM: Riyad Mahrez – Leicester City (England) – Algeria
  • LM: Ousmane Dembele – Borussia Dortmund (Germany) – France
  • RW: Lionel Messi – Barcelona FC (Spain) – Argentina
  • ST: Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich (Germany) – Poland
  • ST: Antoine Griezmann – Atletico de Madrid (Spain) – France

Substitutes

  • GK: Kasper Schmeichel – Leicester City (England) – Denmark
  • LW: Neymar – Barcelona FC (Spain) – Brazil
  • ST: Aduriz – Athletico Club de Bilbao (Spain) – Spain
  • LW: Dries Mertens – Napoli (Italy) – Belgium
  • CM: Joshua Kimmich – Bayern Munchen (Germany) – Germany
  • ST: Edin Dzeko – Roma (Italy) – Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • ST: Giuliano – Zenit St. Petersbrug (Russia) – Brazil

Reserves

  • CB: Raphael Varane – Real Madrid (Spain) – France
  • LB: Terence Kongolo – Feyenoord (Holland) – Holland
  • RM: Leon Bailey – RC Genk (Belgium) – Jamaica
  • ST: Edinson Cavani – Paris Saint-Germain (France) – Uruguay
  • LB: Djibril Sidibe – AS Monaco (France) – France

You can view the new TOTTGS in more details at FUTHead.

 

This week you can also find in packs the next FIFA 17 TOTW 12 in-forms:

Starting XI

GK: Diego López – RCD Espanyol (Spain) – Spain
CB: Sergio Ramos – Real Madrid (Spain) – Spain
CB: Dante – OGC Nice (France) – Brazil
CB: Hilton – Montpellier HSC (France) – Brazil
CM: Marek Hamsik – Napoli (Italy) – Slovakia
CM: Radja Nainggolan – Roma (Italy) – Belgium
CDM: William Carvalho – Sporting CP (Portugal) – Portugal
LM: Thomas Lemar – AS Monaco (France) – France
LW: Marco Reus – Borussia Dortmund (Germany) – Germany
ST: Alexis Sanchez – Arsenal (England) – Chile
ST: Diego Costa – Chelsea (England) – Spain

Substitutes

GK: Alexander Schwolow – SC Freiburg (Germany) – Germany
LB: Jan Lecjaks – BSC Young Boys (Switzerland) – Czech Republic
RB: Stefan Lainer – Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) – Austria
RM: Ryan Fraser – Bournemouth (England) – Scotland
RM: Jeremie Boga – Granada CF (Spain) – France
ST: Ukra – Al Fateh (Saudi Arabia) – Portugal
LW: Otis Khan – Yeovil Town (England) – England

Reserves

GK: Michael Rensing – Fortuna Düsseldorf (Germany) – Germany
CDM: Manuel Fernandes – Lokomotiv Moskva (Russia) – Portugal
CDM: Pablo Fornals – Málaga CF (Spain) – Spain
ST: Christian Benteke – Crystal Palace (England) – Belgium
ST: Nicolas Castillo – Universidad Católica (Chile) – Chile

These in-forms are available in packs from November 6th – 13th December! You can view this TOTW in more details at FUTHead or FUTWiz.

We have four new Squad Building Challenges ready for you to be completed this week in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team, one of them featuring November’s Premier League POTM, Diego Costa:

MARQUEE MATCHUPS
MLS MVP
PL PLAYER OF THE MONTH
– Dawry Jameel League Eleven

For the FIFA 17 single player tournament, EA Sports prepared the following tournament this week:

Tri-Nation Cup

Squad Requirements
Max. three nationalities in the Starting XI
Min. 75 Team Chemistry

Rewards
OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins: 09/12/2016 – Ends: 09/16/2016

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The FIFA 17 Companion App received an update this week including the next improvements:

· Added Coin Price Paid on all items in the app
· Made it easier to get back into SBC when doing a Transfer Market Search
· Removed the Loyalty Bonus from Concept Players in SBC for more accurate Chemistry
· Added support for multiple combinations of Clubs, Leagues, Nationalities, and Qualities in SBC
· Updated Player Name Search for improved accuracy
 
You can download the companion app for free for iOS, Android or WP devices here.

Available until December 19, 2016, FIFA Mobile is celebrating some of the best clubs from around the world with Club Champions Player items. These limited-time items include special temporary stat bonuses that when paired with other Club Champion items can create a very strong side. Club Champions Player items feature specific players from four different clubs from around the world.

Temporary but Incredible Stats Bonuses

Every Club Champions Player item is given a temporary stat bonus that applies to all other Club Champion Player items.

  • Elite Club Champions Player Items offer a +15 Bonus
  • Gold Club Champions Player Items offer a +8 Bonus
  • Silver Club Champions Player Items offer a +5 Bonus

Combine Club Champions Player items to build an overpowered squad. Check the back of each Club Champions Player item to see what attribute they offer a bonus to. These boosts are only available until December 19, 2016.

Live Events

Club Champions Players item are available in various packs but we also have a few Live Events which offer the chance to earn these items. Check the FIFA Mobile Live Events Map to see when these Events are available.

If you are going to open some packs this week in FIFA Mobile, then you may have the chance to bag one of the next TOTW 13 in-forms:

Gold In Forms

  • LB: Marvin Plattenhardt – Hertha BSC (Germany) – 77 OVR
    • Plattenhardt scored Hertha’s first goal as they came back twice to beat Wolfsburg 2-3.
  • LB: Alberto De la Bella – Olympiacos CFP (Greece) – 76 OVR
    • De la Bella had two assists in Olmypiacos’ 4-0 win over Levadiakos.
  • CB: Hilton – Montpellier HSC (France) – 79 OVR
    • Hilton was solid in defense as Montpellier upset PSG 3-0.
  • CDM: Pablo Fornals – Málaga CF (Spain) – 74 OVR
    • Fornals scored both goals, including an injury time goal, as Málaga CF drew with Valencia 2-2.
  • CM: Jean Michaël Seri – OGC Nice (France) – 79 OVR
    • Seri scored the third goal in Nice’s 3-0 win against Toulouse.
  • CAM: Diego Buonanotte – Universidad Católica (Chile) – 75 OVR
    • Buonanotte scored twice in Universidad Católica’s 2-6 win over Deportes Iquique.
  • CAM: Iker Muniain – Athletic Club de Bilbao (Spain) – 79 OVR
    • Muniaian had a goal and an assist in Athletic Club’s 3-1 win over Eibar.
  • ST: Lacina Traoré – CSKA Moskva (Russia) – 77 OVR
    • Traoré scored the first two goals as CSKA Moskva beat Ural 4-0.

Elite In Forms

  • CB: Kalidou Koulibaly – Napoli (Italy) – 83 OVR
    • Koulibaly was solid in defense as Napoli beat Inter 3-0.
  • ST: Christian Benteke – Crystal Palace (England) – 81 OVR
    • Benteke scored twice in Crystal Palace’s 3-0 win over Southampton.

Master Elite In Form

  • RM: Cristian Eriksen – Tottenham Hotspur (England) – 87 OVR
    • Eriksen had two goals and an assist as Spurs crushed Swansea City 5-0.

Lewandowski is the brand new owner of a MOTM item in FIFA Mobile:

This week’s Impact Players in FIFA Mobile are Delaney, Hoarau, Brandt, Lapadula and Keogh. If their teams win their games this week, they will receive a boost!

Watch Round 5 of the best goals from FIFA 17, featuring stunners from Mahrez, Ben Arfa, Mané and Ronaldo:

Lastly, if you follow EA Sports FIFA on Instagram this month, you will have the opportunity to win something new everyday until December 17th thanks to their #17DAYSOFFIFA social event.

See you next week as usual with more FIFA 17 news!

About Damien

Founder of FIFA-Infinity.com, Graphic Designer and FIFA Modder in spare time.

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