Player Review

Sokratis - 86 - Europa TOTGS
3.5
Papastathopoulpoulos
By Mursock, 21-12-2018

This card confuses me just about as much as his last name does, For starters he is an absolute monster next to Van Dijk and with 90 base aggression he steals the ball from unsuspecting forwards like a bully taking candy from a toddler. His passing however leaves a lot to be desired, I like to play from the back and regularly restart play with my CB's but with 49 vision and 66 short passing I find him making a lot of error passes, which can be costly when he is the last man back. I put a powerhouse on him in order to boost his passing stats to 59 vision and 81 short passing which makes him a lot more usable for my play style of build up.




As he is a CB though his defensive ability is probably what you're here for so Let's get to that. His aggression, marking, stand tackle, slide tackle, strength, jumping as well as composure are all 87+. All of those stats lead to the feeling of having an absolute unit back there, if it's a ball in the air, he won it, if it's a 1 on 1 shoulder to shoulder, he won it, he wins just about every 50/50 ball. He does start to show some flaws however when he comes up against pacey players and gets drawn out wide. If you can get body to body with them you wont have an issue, however if they beat you they are gone and he is not catching up to them, if you left or right back gets beat on a one two don't expect Papa here to pick up speed and shut it down, with only 66 acceleration a turtle gets going faster.


OVERALL

This card is fantastic if say you don't have the money for a Van Dijk type player or you want a big sturdy player in back. I recommend pairing him with a faster more agile partner and make sure you have good back discipline and leave him out to dry against pacey wingers. His passing may be an issue for you depending on play style so just be aware.


I recommend this card as he is excellent at playing a traditional bully CB role.


Strength

Composure

Reactions

Heading

Stand/Slide tackle


Passing

Acceleration

Vision

Formation: 4312
Position: CB
Games: 49
GPG: 0.02
APG: 0.00
3.5
Overall
4.5
Value
3.0
GC
3.5
Stamina
Pace (5/10)
Shooting (3/10)
Passing (3/10)
Dribbling (4/10)
Defending (9/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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