When I saw this card and how cheap it was considering the rating, stats and height, I was really looking forward to using him. But oh boy, was I in for a bad surprise. I bought him for my newly made team right before weekend league started... I played him for 15 matches and I can say with confidence that he is, by far, the worst goalkeeper I've used in Fifa 19. But before I get into the bad stuff, let me tell you what I liked about him: he's fast and aggresive at corners. I've had goalkeepers being too passive at corners and conceding goals because of that, but Lafont is really good at that. Also his kicking is decent, I actually assisted one goal from a long kick onto the wing. That's about it though. I feel like Lafont has a tiny window when it comes to actually saving shots. He's terrible at shots that come directly at him - the amount of goals I conceded because he somehow moved out of the way of the ball, though it was coming directly at him, was remarkable. He also has a terrible, terrible reach however. He's 193cm, but honestly feels like he's below 180. I didn't expect him to have the reach of a Courtois, but no matter if it were finesse shots or just regular power shots, as long as they even remotely hit the corner of the goal - no way he'd save them. While I don't like shifting the blame for a loss on the game or my goalkeeper, but I'm pretty sure I would've won 2 or 3 games I lost after he conceded ridiculous goals.
- fast & aggressive on corners
- good kicking
- shots directly at him almost always go in
- his reach is terrible, he feels so much smaller than he actually is
- the only shots he saves are those that are very slightly in a corner, everything else is pretty much a safe goal