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87 - SBC
You GIOst have to shoot
By pepperoniplayboy, 09-11-2021

I'm going to be completely honest, normally I would've never done this SBC, but after getting two duplicate untradeable bruno fernandes from the 78+ picks I decided to slot them into both of Gio's squads since it would allow me to complete him for next to nothing.

So back to the card, I didn't know what to expect from him but I was getting tired of Iñaki Williams after 200+ games. He slot in perfect as a lone striker in a 4231 (get in behind and stay central)

So far I've played 10 games in Division 1 Rivals, he's scored 26 goals with 7 assists. Honestly just bonkers, I went from rank 3 to rank 1 in the span of 10 games after struggling for a week.

I consider myself above average but not great and this card is what I was missing, a clinical finisher who just buries it from any angle. His shots inside the box go in 90% of the time, and on the edge of the box he just rifles them top bins.

His 3 star weakfoot is fake, feels 5 star to me, as far as skill moves I don't really implement them into my game so I couldn't tell you, but dribbling with the left stick is immaculate.

On corners he's scored 3 or 4 headers that he honestly shouldn't get to at 5'11, but I guess that power header trait and 99 heading accuracy does a lot for him.

He's not the strongest but he doesn't go down easily if he's gone on a counter or in space, nobody's catching him (I use the Hunter Chem style)

I almost forgot, his 88 short pass comes very much in handy with 1-2's with my CAM (EL Fekir). He very rarely miss places a pass, I didn't really utilize his long passing.

At 40k I would definitely complete him given that even if you have just a little fodder he's easily done and doesn't require any informs.

-Price is decent

-Shooting 10/10

-Fake 3 star weakfoot, feels like 5 star

-Left stick dribbling is great

-Heading is very good, could be better if he was a bit taller though

-Short passing is amazing

-Decent links with Argentina and Serie A

None, well maybe his Stamina which isn't the best after the 65th/70th minute

Formation: 4231
Position: ST
Games: 10
GPG: 2.60
APG: 0.70
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (1/10)
Physicality (7/10)
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