Player Review

Axel Witsel - 88 - FUT Birthday
4.5
Heading Beast and Gorgeous built-up play
By Invictis, 02-04-2019

First had the Plan to swap him ingame with desailly, but then i double watched the stats with anchor and as i am a player who likes cb with good built up play i sayed to myself maybe first test him as an cb and omg he is the best cb i used so far. "i tried not that much high tier defenders to be fair". With the new Meta with lot of crosses he shines so hard he is such a aerial threat its unbelivable. and then another thing i like about him i usually like a left foot defender on the left and right on the right but as he has 4* weak foot he works also so good on the left. As i mentioned earlier his built up play feels so smooth with the 4* 4* you have so much oppurtunities to pass long short it doesnt matter you can also easyly make a run till the middle with his dribbling and 4* skills.

In my oppinion he fits perfect players who like to built up slowly and use the defenders as first ball-distributor.

  • Aerial ability
  • Clean defending
  • 4*/4*
  • Insane built-up play
  • Pace he is obviously not that fast
  • Real Face (for me it is kinda a tiny problem as hes is one of 2 in my squad without "and only 1 con would be strange =D")
Formation: 4231-2
Position: CB
Games: 42
GPG: 0.05
APG: 0.02
4.5
Overall
5.0
Value
4.5
GC
5.0
Stamina
Pace (7/10)
Shooting (5/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (10/10)
Physicality (9/10)
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