Player Review

92 - CL TOTT
Game Changer
By ColbyKane, 17-12-2019

I'll start by saying that each year I start my FUT journey to getting Lewandowski, he's the perfect ST for my playstyle. I play a 4-4-1-1 or a 4-2-3-1 depending how the game flows but suffice to say I always use Lewa as a lone ST so this review will be coming from that perspective. I can't speak to how he performs in a system that utilizes two ST but he's not going to be the type of player to chase down spammy through balls. Even with the upgrades to pace, Lewa simply isn't the kind of player to use "get in behind" you'll need to set him to "target man" or "false 9" in the instructions tab. Personally, I use him as a target man with Hawk chemstyle. He's already got great physicals but the bump in physicality + pace is nuts (98 jumping, 93 strength, 86/86 accel. speed). We all know heading is a joke in this game but I've found that the short, sort of lob crosses from fairly close range, can have success.

I pair Lewa at ST with Eden Hazard at CAM and with Lewa holding up the ball and Hazard's runs beyond him it's simply lethal. Whether you use the close range lob cross or a simple cutback pass to Lewa, if you can get the ball to Lewa's feet, it's a goal simple as that. As of this writing, Lewa's got 62 goals and 20 assists in 57 games, all in Div 5 Rivals and WL. The one drawback to Lewa's game is the relatively low agility (81) so he's not the quickest to turn but he's got excellent ball control and dribbling to make up for that (as well as 4*/4*).

  • Clinical in front of goal with either foot - I genuinely feel like his WF could be 5* adding a layer of unpredictability you won't find in many other elite-tier ST
  • Combination of holdup play, physicality, pace (with chemstyle) and in particular SHOOTING is unmatched
  • 4*/4*
  • Incredible positioning play to get on the end of rebounds or find the sliver of space against the drop back teams
  • Links - I run a Bayern hybrid so it's easier for me but I'd suggest getting the POTM Gnabry or Scream Muller to fit Lewa in. You won't regret building around him
  • Pace/agility if you're that type of player. You can add an Engine chemstyle to get his dribbling to near-elite but you'll still be missing the elite pace. Don't try to fit a square peg in a round hole

Formation: 442
Position: ST
Games: 57
GPG: 1.09
APG: 0.35
Pace (8/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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