The best FIFA 23 full-backs in Ultimate Team can transform your squad and add a little more threat to your attacking play. With this in mind, we’ve put together the best full-backs you should buy in FIFA 23 to take your starting XI to the next level.
FIFA 23 Ultimate Team is all about crafting the best possible squad full of the biggest names that football has to offer. With modes likes Divison Rivals and FUT Champions set to be more competitive than ever, it’s never been more important to fill your team with quality in every position.
Strikers and midfielders often get the headlines, but an underrated position that players often forget about is full-back. Choosing the right player on either side of the defense opens up plenty of doors tactically, both in attack and defense.
So, now that the game is finally out, here are the best full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.
Best meta full-backs in FIFA 23
The role of a full-back has changed drastically over the years. In the past, they were pure defenders whose main role was to help the center-backs and keep opposing wingers at bay. Now, left and right backs are expected to push higher up the pitch, whip in crosses, and support the attack.
Depending on your formation you may have different expectations for your full-backs, but, luckily, FIFA 23 has you covered with plenty of great options. While there are some lower-rated players that will be viable in the early weeks, your best bet is to stick to players who have the best overall stats in that position.
So, we’ve put together a list of the best meta full-backs in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team:
Best meta full-backs to buy in FIFA 23
|Joao Cancelo||88||LB||Manchester City|
|Theo Hernandez||85||LB||AC Milan|
|Kyle Walker||85||LB||Bayern Munich|
|Dani Carvajal||84||RB||Real Madrid|
|Alphonso Davies||84||LB||Bayern Munich|
|Kieran Trippier||84||RB||Newcastle United|
|Ricardo Pereira||83||RB||Leicester City|
|Ferland Mendy||83||LB||Real Madrid|
|Robin Gosens||82||LWB||Inter Milan|
|Yuri Berchiche||82||LB||Athletic Club|
|Giovanni Di Lorenzo||82||RB||Napoli|
|Noussair Mazraoui||82||RB||FC Bayern|
|Lucas Digne||82||LB||Aston Villa|
|Denzel Dumfries||82||RWB||Inter Milan|
|Leonardo Spinazzola||82||LWB||Roma FC|
|David Raum||81||LWB||RB Leipzig|
|Lucas Vázquez||81||RB||Real Madrid|
|Pedro Porro||81||RWB||Sporting CP|
Fastest full-backs in FIFA 23
While the full-backs listed above have the best overall stats, their pace might leave them exposed when trying to mark speedy wingers. If your squad seems particularly vulnerable out wide, finding the quickest defenders might help sure things up.
These are the fastest full-backs in FIFA 23:
|Alphonso Davies||LB||Bayern Munich||94|
|Jeremie Frimpong||RB||Bayern Leverkusen||94|
|Theo Hernandez||LB||AC Milan||93|
|Ferland Mendy||LB||Real Madrid||92|
|Kyle Walker||RB||Manchester City||91|
|Ryan Fredericks||RB||AFC Bournemouth||91|
|Adrià Giner Pedrosa||LB||RCD Espanyol||90|
|Thierry Rendall Correia||RB||Valencia CF||90|
|Djed Spence||RWB||Tottenham Hotspur||89|
|Fran García||LB||Rayo Vallecano||89|
|Alex Moreno||LB||Real Betis||88|
|Paulo Otávio||LB||VfL Wolfsburg||88|
|Johan Mojica||LB||Villarreal CF||88|
|Youcef Atal||RB||OGC Nice||88|
|David Raum||LWB||RB Leipzig||87|
|Alfonso Espino||LB||Cadiz CF||87|
|Malo Gusto||RB||Olympique Lyonnais||86|
|Jérôme Roussillon||LB||VfL Wolfsburg||86|
|Sergiño Dest||RB||AC Milan||86|
Those were the best full-backs in FIFA 23! So, as you head out on your journey to conquer this year’s Ultimate Team, consider adding one of them to your team.
For more on FIFA 23, take a look at some of our other guides:
FIFA 23 crossplay explained | Best FIFA 23 custom tactics, meta formations & player instructions | How to do the best FIFA 23 celebrations | Best FIFA 23 camera settings for Ultimate Team | How to play co-op in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | How to get FIFA 23 FUT Draft Tokens | FIFA 23 FUT Draft rewards & Online and Single Player explained | How to play as Ted Lasso & AFC Richmond in FIFA 23 | FIFA 23 FUT Champs Play-Offs & Finals rewards, ranks & tips