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4.5
El Matador
By dw5621, 25-10-2020

One of the best strikers I've used in this game

Outpaces anyone

Can shoot from anywhere and scores

His close dribbling is incredible

Always in the right positions

Pace

4 star skills

Shooting

Left stick dribbling

3 star weak foot (doesn't matter that much though)

Stamina

Formation: 4222
Position: ST
Games: 39
GPG: 1.38
APG: 0.64
4.5
Overall
5.0
Value
4.5
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (9/10)
Passing (6/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (6/10)
5.0
Do not sleep on El Matador
By Gabs445, 13-01-2021

This guy is unexpectedly good...I completed his sbc because at the time I was in need of a decent striker and I completed him for only 50k - He is totally worth it!! My guy has an outrageous right foot and he is very quick. Until now no center back was able to catch up to him. He also has a beautiful outside of the box finesse shot and even though he only has 68 physicality, he looks very strong in game and knows how to protect the ball very well and has a very efficient close to the feet skils like the la croquetta for example. If you need pace and good finishing he is the man for you! Ofc you probably could get better players for his price, but he's a very fun card to play with.

Pace

Shooting

Dribbling

Positioning

Ball Control

Passing (sometimes fails to do some easy passes)

Weak Foot

Formation: 4321
Position: LF
Games: 200
GPG: 1.44
APG: 0.65
5.0
Overall
5.0
Value
5.0
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (3/10)
Physicality (8/10)
4.0
El Matador
By Justanothername, 08-12-2020

Thought I would do a short review, based on my experience with his loan card during friendlies in managerial masterpiece.

I didn't really expect much from this card and just chucked him because why not?


Usuaully my experience with friendlies is just long and annoying but with him I got 7 wins in 9 games. He's a pretty solid all round stiker. Not lights out but he will do everything you ask for him. I used him both in a two striker formation and a single striker formation and he excelled in both.


His passing is suprisingly good I would say mid-low 80's rather than 70's. He feels a bit stronger than his stats, there were times were I didn't expect him to get the ball trying to run through a defender but he managed to out-muscle them a fair amount of the time. He will convert most chances at worst get them on target/hit the post. I would expect him to do any worldie goals, he always manages to get rebounds aswell.


His dribbling is pretty nimble he doesn't have the "sticky" but he rarely loses the ball.


Defending. I'm guessing this is because of his Medium defensive workrate but he does actually fight to get the ball back in the attacking third if you lose it. He gets a few rebounds off the keeper like this and can help impede a counter-attack which is always a good help.


The only problems I found with his card was that his jumping and heading felt lower. It probably is because of his height but he wasn't really able to get himself onto any headers. Sometimes his workrates are a bit of a problem, idk why but there's times where I'm on a counter and he's lagging behind or even worse I'll be driving the ball forward and for some reason he will just stop running and then I have no support. On the flipside he does correct his position when he is offside pretty often but it was actually really annoying to be attacking and just see him stop running right next to me for no particular reason. It's not one of those he's ahead of you and he doesn't make the run, I will run past him with the ball and as soon as I do he will just stop moving and stay in midfield.


All in all he's just a pretty good stiker. He will do everything you ask of him pretty well, he won't carry you but he'll won't let you down.


Shooting (Although he doesn't have the finesse shot whip)

Rebounds

Dribbling

Pace

Physicality

Stamina (Didn't really notice it that much)

3 WF (Honestly didn't even register this)

Heading (felt lower than it was but maybe this was me)


Formation: 4231
Position: ST
Games: 9
GPG: 2.00
APG: 0.78
4.0
Overall
4.0
Value
3.5
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (9/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (6/10)
Physicality (6/10)
4.5
El Matador (The goat)
By actuallywaf, 16-12-2020

I had bought this man after packing a tradeable Mbappe in the early days of the game and needless to say he was amazing, so when I saw he had been given an icon sbc I thought it was a no brainer to do him. I have now played 21 games with him in division 4 and he has 29 and 11 from the striker position in a 4-1-2-1-2 alongside Oscar. The weak foot hasn't been any bother for me he finishes most chances given to him, the only times it was a problem was in quick turn and shoot situations where he maybe wouldn't have enough power behind the strike out actually net himself a goal. With a hawk giving him that extra jumping boost up to 96 with partnered with the 90 heading accuracy he is genuinely sensational from corners and crosses, he beats most defenders up to the ball and finishes it with ease. His pace is good enough to burst away from most defenders even Inspector Gadget (Varane) and combined with how agile and responsive his dribbling is it makes him a joy to use up front. I would 100% recommend this man to anyone who can afford his tradeable version or has the fodder for the icon sbc. Plus he has a sexy headband.

Pace

Agility

Finishing

Heading and jumping

Attack positioning

Shot power

Sometimes the 3* weak foot

Can either be strong or very weak

Balance

Formation: 41212
Position: ST
Games: 21
GPG: 1.38
APG: 0.52
4.5
Overall
5.0
Value
3.5
GC
3.0
Stamina
Pace (9/10)
Shooting (8/10)
Passing (6/10)
Dribbling (7/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (6/10)
4.0
Phenomenal
By JudeOnFUTBin, 21-01-2021

This card is absolutely amazing. I have tried so many strikers in this game as a player who barely spends money. I've tried Werner and Martial and they are not on his level. I play him up front with my Malen showdown card and as long as you have another player who can through ball to Hernandez, you are guaranteed a goal. Luckily he came out as an SBC so I was able to do him with mainly untradeable. 100% worth it

Insane pace

Scores his shots most of the time

Brilliant dribbling

Decent Passing

Good Finesses

He isn't the strongest

Some occasions where he misses absolute sitters

Formation: 451
Position: CAM
Games: 225
GPG: 1.78
APG: 1.38
4.0
Overall
3.5
Value
4.5
GC
3.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (9/10)
Passing (7/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (3/10)
Physicality (6/10)