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Bernd Leno’s FIFA 20 Ultimate Team starting XI has been revealed

Published: 12/Apr/2020 17:10

by Connor Bennett

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Arsenal star Bernd Leno has had his FIFA 20 Ultimate Team starting lineup revealed and he’s got a team that would certainly dominate FUT Champs Weekend League.

Since joining Arsenal from Bayer Leverkusen in 2018, Bernd Leno has had the unenviable job of starring in the spot left by Petr Cech in making sure the Gunners are keeping clean sheets and giving his teammates confidence in their backline.

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The German has managed to do that, becoming a key player under Unai Emery before taking another step-up under the watch of Mikel Arteta. The 28-year-old had managed to keep 8 clean sheets before the 2019/2020 Premier League season was drawn to a halt but that gives him plenty of time to play FIFA – if he so chooses.

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Leno now keeps clean sheets between the sticks for Arsenal.

Like many of his fellow professional players, Leno has a pretty outrageous FIFA Ultimate Team lineup, with his own 99-rated custom pro player card providing a solid final player to beat against opposition attackers.

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Aside from himself, the Arsenal shot-stopper has plenty of icon cards like Ruud Gullit, Eusebio, and Ronaldo. Though, it isn’t all about the highly-rated cards. Leno has also got the base versions of Nelson Semedo and Virgil Van Dijk in his defensive backline – as well as the Shapeshifter variant of Ricardo Pereira at left-back. 

Bernd Leno’s FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Starting XI

  • GK: Bernd Leno – 99
  • LB: Ricardo Pereira – 88
  • RB: Nelson Semedo – 82
  • CB: Virgil Van Dijk – 90
  • CB: Fernando Hierro – 86
  • CM: N’Golo Kante – 89
  • CM: Ruud Gullit – 90
  • CM: Eusebio – 91
  • RF: Cristiano Ronaldo – 93
  • LF: Kylian Mbappe – 90
  • ST: Ronaldo – 94
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The Arsenal keeper’s team is pretty strong.

Though his lineup is stronger than most, the Arsenal ‘keeper could still make a few adjustments. There are enough Van Dijk and Mbappe in-forms to upgrade to, as well as picking up a better rated Hierro.

At the end of the day, though, it is Leno’s team and whatever works for him is what he’s going to rock with.

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FIFA 21 Ones to Watch Team 1 countdown: OTW release time & players

Published: 7/Oct/2020 13:17

by Jacob Hale

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With the launch of FIFA 21 seeing millions of football fans across the globe start competing to try and become the best in FIFA Ultimate Team, the first Ones to Watch promo team is fast approaching. Here’s everything we know about it.

Ones to Watch follows players that have transferred to other teams, promising them upgrades for every time they make a new promo such as Team of the Week, Team of the Tournament and more.

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As such, OTW cards are highly desirable, and if you get a decent one at the start of the year, you could see a lot of improvements as the season unravels.

So, here’s everything we know about Ones to Watch in FIFA 21, including release dates and times, the players included and more.

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Nathan Ake is a confirmed OTW player after his transfer from Bournemouth to Manchester City.

FIFA 21 Ones to Watch release date & time

We now know that the Ones to Watch is going to be up and running soon, with its first availability on the weekend of launch. Here are the dates for the cards being released:

  • October 9-16: OTW Team 1
  • October 16-21: OTW Team 2
  • October 21 onwards: OTW Teams 1 and 2

It’s worth noting that you will get a Guaranteed OTW Item if you preordered the game before August 14, and the card you receive will be based on which date you open the pack, in correspondence with the dates above.

Most FIFA promos drop at 6pm BST (11am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5am AEDT), so expect packs to be available from that time starting October 9.

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Confirmed OTW players

So far, a small selection of players have been confirmed as Ones to Watch cards, though we expect more to be announced over time.

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A number of players and clubs are featured in the first OTW team of FIFA 21.

Here are the confirmed players that will feature in the opening weeks of FIFA 21 Ones to Watch:

  • Timo Werner – 85 – RB Leipzig to Chelsea
  • Gareth Bale – 83 – Real Madrid to Tottenham Hotspur
  • Hakim Ziyech – 85 – Ajax to Chelsea
  • Thiago – 85 – Bayern Munich to Liverpool
  • Martin Odegaard – 83 – Real Madrid
  • Achraf Hakimi – 83 – Real Madrid to Inter Milan
  • Allan – 83 – Napoli to Everton
  • Nathan Ake – 79 – AFC Bournemouth to Manchester City
  • Luis Suarez — 87 — Barcelona to Atletico Madrid
  • Kai Havertz — 85 — Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea

Tonali OTW SBC

As well as these, Sandro Tonali (77 OVR, on loan from Brescia to AC Milan) is the first OTW SBC in FIFA 21.

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We’ve written up a guide on the cheapest way to complete the SBC if you’re looking to get Tonali in your squad.

Ones to Watch predictions

On top of the confirmed players above, there are several we expect to see have their OTW cards announced soon.

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Here’s who we’re expecting to see included:

  • Leroy Sane – 85 – Manchester City to Bayern Munich
  • Ferran Torres – 81 – Valencia to Manchester City
  • James Rodriguez – 82 – Real Madrid to Everton
  • Blaise Matuidi – 83 – Juventus to Inter Miami
  • Ben Chilwell – 81 – Leicester City to Chelsea
  • Jude Bellingham – 69 – Birmingham City to Borussia Dortmund
  • Gabriel – 78 – Lille to Arsenal
  • Victor Osimhen – 79 – Lille to Napoli
  • Willian – 82 – Chelsea to Arsenal
  • Rodrigo – 82 – Valencia to Leeds
  • Donny van de Beek – 83 – Ajax to Manchester United
  • Miralem Pjanic – 85 – Juventus to FC Barcelona
  • Arthur – 84 – FC Barcelona to Juventus
  • Jonathan David – 79 – Gent to Lille
  • Dani Parejo – 85 – Valencia to Villarreal
  • Reiner Jesus – 71 – Loan, Real Madrid to Borussia Dortmund
  • Everton – 81 – Gremio to Benfica

As these are only our predictions, don’t put too much stock into that list, but we would be surprised if at least a few of these players don’t get OTW cards.


In the meantime, you can check out @UltimateTeamUK on Twitter for all the latest news and updates regarding FIFA 21.