Player Review

85 - SIF
4.0
Luiz Gustavo 85
By stelmacz, 03-01-2018

Well, after dissapointing FUT Champions (G1) I came to a conclusion that I am loosing many games because playing with only one CDM causes a lot of space in the middle of a pitch. I decided to play for 2 CDMs to put more players in center. So i replaced Andre (IF 81) with Luiz Gustavo (SIF 85). For me he is perfect. He plays brillant in defence, he is strong, and has a good passing skills. I know that he has only 76 passing, but Short Passing is 86 and Long Passing is 83. Things like Free Kicks or Crossing are really irrelevant because during 15 games he made 0 crosses and free kicks with my playstyle :)


Now I will compare him to other players which I tested on this position:

  1. Andre (IF 81) - Gustavo is way better, Andre is a little bit agile, but I feel that he is much weaker than Gustavo. Also I believe because of his workrates his positioning is so much worse than Luiz.
  2. Fabinho (FUTMAS 85) - this is Gustavo's partner in the middle in my team. For me they are both on the same level in defence. The only difference is workrates which causes Fabinho to participate more in offensive actions. Also I have an impression that Fabinho is a little bit faster on the pitch.
  3. Allan (IF 83) - this player I think could be even better than Gustavo in this price. The same work rates, Allan is faster, Gustavo is stronger. Due to pace Allan gives you more options if you are loosing a game and you want to change your formation. Also Gustavo is 12cm higher which makes him better in the air. In defence there is difference between styles in this two players - Allan better stealing the ball, Gustavo prefers to tackle it. I think that in defence Gustovo is a little bit better, but flexibility makes Allan a considerable option.


At the and I would say that presence of other CDM like Fabinho make Gustavo better. I will not decide to play Gustavo as an only CDM because of his PACE. (I will choose Allan instead).


PS. He has good stats if it comes to long shots, and to be fair I scored one long shot goal, but I do not tested it many times because of my playstyle.


  • Strength
  • Tackling
  • Passing
  • Heading
  • PACE
Formation: 4231-2
Position: CDM
Games: 15
GPG: 0.07
APG: 0.20
4.0
Overall
5.0
Value
3.0
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (6/10)
Shooting (5/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (5/10)
Defending (10/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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