Player Review

84 - IF
By mattobi, 16-02-2021

Why is Tielemans suprisingly good?

Like most people I should start by saying that I am a division 2 / gold 2 player. Three weeks ago I decided to mix things up and play with a full Belgian squad. I am a big supporter of our national team and thought that playing with a Belgian team would make the game (more) fun. Turns out I was right.

I use the 4231 formation in game with Tielemans as my right CM, partnered with De Bruyne at left CM. Tielemans is on stay back while attacking and De Bruyne is on balanced. Even though Tielemans has stay back while attacking, he has still managed to get 17 assists in 67 games. As far as the chemistry style goes, it shouldn't be a surprise that I used Shadow to boost his pace.

Pace: With a Shadow chem style, Tielemans has 84 acceleration and 76 sprint speed. While these stats are definitely below the meta standards and ideally you want 85+ on both of these, Tielemans doesn't really suffer because of this. He feels surprisingly quick in game and can keep up with quite a lot of fast midfielders and even attackers. When up against an Mbappe, Neymar or Gullit, he can fall a bit behind. But more often than not, he manages to hinder one of those fast players just enough to get the ball away from him.

Passing: His pacing is fantastic. He has a 5 star weak foot and combined with his 88 short passing and 86 long passing, you can use Tielemans to ping a ball to anyone on the field.

Defending: The Shadow chem style boosts his interceptions up to 87, defensive awareness to 75, standing tackle to 85 and sliding tackle to 86. While on paper these stats are nothing incredible, they feel top tier in game. I am under the impression that Tielemans almost always manages to intercept through balls, his positioning is top tier.

Pace: While I praised his pace before, he does sometimes struggle against good fifa players with fast midfielders or attackers.

Shooting: He hasn't scored a goal for me yet. While I use him more as a defensive midfielder/deep playmaker, I expect to score at least a few goals with my midfielders.

Formation: 4231
Position: CM
Games: 67
GPG: 0.00
APG: 0.25
Pace (7/10)
Shooting (6/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (7/10)
Defending (8/10)
Physicality (7/10)
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Absolute Beast

Everyone who is hating on this card is either stupid or hasnt used him, tielemans does it all he is the perfect CAM with a hunter. That weak foot has come in handy so much, he is fast, great shooting, great passing, stronger than most centre backs i have faced. Also he has scored 16 goals and 8 assists in 7 games for me (in Div 3). So if u thinking about getting him i advise u do
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