Player Review

89 - Europa SBC
A Pure Finisher
By Jamos29, 02-03-2019

When I learned how cheap and easy the Squad Building Challenge was for this card I thought why no, I don't have a good Ligue 1 striker for objectives anymore. I completed him and built a very basic Ligue 1 squad around him featuring Rabiot, Kimpembe, Upgraded Depay and Headliner Marquinhos, I would switch formations to a 4-3-3(4) playing Depay at LW and Nakata at RW. I expected a few headed goals and some decent finishing after applying a Finisher Chemistry Style (which gives Falcao 99 Shooting in every stat apart from Penalties which is 98). I was shocked and overjoyed to discover that this man finishes everything from everywhere, with minimum effort to guide the ball into the top left corner he hits the target 9/10 times. His small and stocky frame allow him to hold the ball well and beat defenders better than some of his taller counterparts. I can be honest and say his stamina could be better and his defending is pretty poor but that's not his job, it's not his fault if you're making him track back to the edge of his own box all the time.

In short if you give him good service he will convert your efforts into goals without much trouble.

  • Effortless finishing
  • Reasonable Pace
  • Good Strength
  • Best Positioning
  • Good Dribbling
  • Good Balance
  • 4 Star Weak Foot
  • Enough Passing to get by
  • 3 Star Skills
  • Doesn't score as many headers as you would expect
  • Poor Defending
  • A little low on Stamina
  • Doesn't work well if he drifts wide
Formation: 4321
Position: ST
Games: 20
GPG: 1.90
APG: 0.00
Pace (8/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (9/10)
Defending (6/10)
Physicality (9/10)
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