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FIFA 17 News Roundup #17

FUTMAS has returned for another month full of exciting daily content ranging from unique Squad Building Challenges to daily web app gifts. For more details on FIFA 17 FUTMAS please check this post.

A new title update was dropped by EA Sports this week in FIFA 17 for PS4 addressing the following:

  • General stability fixes for FUT
  • Improvements to reduce the overall title update size


TOTW 13 was released in packs this week featuring the first Hero card in FUT 17:

Starting XI

  • GK: Stéphane Ruffier – AS Saint-Étienne (France) – France
  • LB: Jordi Alba –  FC Barcelona (Spain) – Spain
  • CB: Roger – FC Ingolstadt 04 (Germany) – Brazil
  • RB: Nélson Semedo – SL Benfica (Portugal) – Portugal
  • CAM: Carlos Tévez – Boca Juniors (Argentina) – Argentina
  • CDM: Iborra – Sevilla FC (Spain) – Spain
  • RM: Wilfried Zaha – Crystal Palace (England) – England
  • CM: Marcelo Brozović – Inter (Italy) – Croatia
  • ST: Gonzalo Higuain – Juventus (Italy) – Italy
  • ST: Jamie Vardy – Leicester City (England) – England
  • ST: Falcao – AS Monaco (France) – Colombia


  • GK: Stefan Frei – Seattle Sounders (USA) – Switzerland
  • RB: Léo Matos – PAOK FC (Greece) – Brazil
  • RM: Yasin Öztekin – Galatasaray (Turkey) – Turkey
  • CAM: Piotr Wlazło – Wisła Płock (Poland) – Poland
  • ST: Ola Toivonen – Toulouse FC (France) – Sweden
  • ST: Besart Berisha – Melbourne Victory (Australia) – Albania
  • ST: Dwight Gayle – Newcastle (England) – England


  • GK: Orestis Karnezis – Udinese (Italy) – Greece
  • LB: Nico Elvedi – Borussia M’gladbach (Germany) – Switzerland
  • RW: Henrikh Mkhitaryan – Manchester United (England) – Armenia
  • ST: Willian José – Real Sociedad (Spain) – Brazil
  • ST: Nicolai Jørgensen – Feyenoord (Holland) – Denmark

These in-forms are available in packs from November 13th – 20th December! You can view this TOTW in more details at FUTHead or FUTWiz.

For his birthday, Bayern Munich defender, Matt Hummels, received his own Pro Player card in FIFA 17:

A new single player tournament has been added in FUT 17 and below you can find all the details about it:

Mix League Challenge

Squad Requirements
  Min. 5 leagues in the Starting XI

OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins


Tournament Schedule
Begins: 16/12/2016 – Ends: 23/12/2016

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The biggest FIFA Mobile update went live earlier this week addressing and adding multiple features. For the complete rundown of the update please check this post.

This week’s In-Forms in FIFA Mobile are:

Gold In Forms

  • CB: Phil Jones – Manchester United (England) – 79 OVR
    • Jones was solid in defense as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on Sunday.
  • LM: Floyd Ayité – Fulham (England) – 75 OVR
    • Ayité scored twice, including one in injury time, as Fulham salvaged a 4-4 draw with Wolves.
  • CM: Jonas Hector – 1. FC Köln (Germany) – 77 OVR
    • Hector had an assist in Köln’s 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund.
  • CM: Marcelo Brozović – Inter (Italy) – 78 OVR
    • Brozović scored both goals in Inter’s 2-0 win against Genoa.
  • RM: Wilfried Zaha – Crystal Palace (England) – 78 OVR
    • Zaha has a goal and an assist in Crystal Palace’s 3-3 draw with Hull City.
  • RM: Yasin Öztekin – Galatasaray (Turkey) – 77 OVR
    • Öztekin earned a hat-trick in Galatasaray’s 3-1 win over Gaziantepspor.
  • ST: André Silva – FC Porto (Portugal) – 74 OVR
    • André Silva scored Porto’s first and fourth goal as they beat Feirense 0-4.
  • ST: Teemu Pukki – Brøndby IF (Denmark) – 71 OVR
    • Pukki scored both goals for Brøndby as they beat Midtjylland 2-1.

Elite In Forms

  • CB: Kamil Glik – AS Monaco (France) – 85 OVR
    • Glik was solid in defense as AS Monaco beat Bordeaux 0-4.
  • CF: Dries Mertens – Napoli (Italy) – 82 OVR
    • Mertens earned a hat-trick in Napoli’s 0-5 over Cagliari.

Master Elite In Form

  • CB: Sergio Ramos – Real Madrid (Spain) – 88 OVR
    • Sergio Ramos’ injury time winner lifted Real Madrid to a 3-2 win over Deportivo La Coruña.

After winning his fourth Ballon d’Or, Cristiano Ronaldo received the Man Of The Year item in FIFA Mobile:

Following his hattrick against Manchester City, Jamie Vardy received his first MOTM card in FIFA Mobile:

The five Impact Players of this week in FIFA Mobile are:

– Keita
– Haller
– Gago
– Reyes
– Odjidja-Ofoe


For the best FIFA 17 related articles and guides of the week we have the next 12 links that you should check out:

Scripting: Does EA make matches even?

Is FUT Champions the end of offline FIFA as we know it?


A very well explained defending tutorial by BorasLegend ( A Pro Player)

How to get better: Play with Purpose. Have a Plan (“feat.” dr_poplove)

Serie A EPL equivalent guide

In-depth guide of the 5-2-1-2 Formation!

ProTip: Free kicks in FIFA, score against a player on the line, never concede again

OVR Squad Rating Combinations (87-78 OVR)

Legends trading GUIDE*

10 tips that made me a better player and that I wanted to share

FIFA 17 Career Mode Cheats

Thanks for checking this week’s news! See you next weekend as usual.


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