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Every new FIFA 21 team, stadium, and league confirmed so far

Published: 27/Jul/2020 13:35 Updated: 24/Sep/2020 10:14

by David Purcell

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EA SPORTS are adding plenty of new teams, stadiums, and leagues to FIFA 21, so we’ve put together a list confirmed by the developers ahead of the game’s release on October 6.

The game’s developers have already announced a huge extension to their exclusive agreement with La Liga, but also the loss of rights for some divisions will certainly provide a shakeup.

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Because of this, a change to the leagues and stadiums found in FIFA 21 isn’t too surprising, with AS Roma’s official badges and kits no longer appearing in the game, joining Juventus and River Plate from FIFA 20.

Here, we run through each of the new ones that are confirmed to be included in the title. You should be able to see how they look in Kick-Off, Ultimate Team, Career Mode, and more in the near future.

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FIFA 21 new stadiums: Official licenses

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Union Berlin’s Stadion An der Alten Försterei makes its debut in FIFA 21.

FIFA’s Bundesliga partnership continues in the latest edition of the game, with Union Berlin and SC Paderborn getting their home grounds scanned into the game, while Granada and Mallorca from Spain also have their stadiums included for the first time. MLS fans will also be glad to hear Providence Park — home of the Portland Timbers — has been added, meaning one of the U.S’s most iconic football grounds will be playable next year.

There’s some good and bad news for Leeds United fans though. While their promotion to the Premier League does mean they will have Elland Road in the series for the first time, the ongoing global situation meant that EA Sports couldn’t get out to scan their ground, meaning it will be added to FIFA 21 at a later date. You can view all of the new stadiums below.

  • Stadion An der Alten Försterei – 1. FC Union Berlin (Germany)
  • Benteler-Arena – SC Paderborn 07 (Germany)
  • Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes – Granada CF (Spain)
  • Visit Mallorca Estadi – RCD Mallorca (Spain)
  • Providence Park – Portland Timbers (United States of America)

New leagues in FIFA 21: Official licenses

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FIFA 21 players will be expecting more official licenses for the South American leagues.

It’s bad news for those hoping for new leagues and competitions in FIFA 21, as EA Sports have not added any in FIFA 21 that we haven’t seen before. The Saudi Arabian and Turkish leagues remain after reports that the developers had lost the rights, while all the big European competitions remain like the Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A, and La Liga, along with EA’s exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

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After arriving late in FIFA 20, the Brazillian Serie A, Argentine Premiera Division, CONMEBOL Libertadores, and CONMEBOL Sudamericana all return, although many teams will have generic players rather than their actual lineup.

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From a poll we conducted on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK, over 85 percent of people said they favored the Brazilian league over other rumored picks, so plenty will be glad to see Serie A return.

New teams in FIFA 21

Each year, as teams gain success and are promoted in their domestic leagues, some of them make it to the promised land of FIFA. In FIFA 21, Barrow AFC fans will be able to use their team in career mode as they look to stave off relegation from League 2.

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Below are all the new European teams in FIFA 21. As more nations are unveiled, we’ll keep this list updated:

  • Barrow AFC [England League 2]
  • Harrogate Town [England League 2]
  • Shelbourne FC [League of Ireland]
  • Dundee United [Scottish Premiership]
  • Pau FC [France Ligue 2]
  • USL Dunkerque [France Ligue 2]
  • Castellon [Spanish Segunda]
  • Cartagena [Spanish Segunda]
  • UD Logrones [Spanish Segunda]
  • Sabadell [Spanish Segunda]
  • Farense [Portugese Primeira Liga]
  • Nacional [Portugese Primeira Liga]
  • Vejle BK [Danish Superliga]
  • Start [Norwegian Eliteserien]
  • Aalesund [Norwegian Eliteserien]
  • Sandefjord [Norwegian Eliteserien]
  • Lausanne-Sport [Swiss Super League]
  • Vaduz [Swiss Super League]
  • VFB Lubeck [3. Liga]
  • SC Verl [3. Liga]
  • FC Saarbrucken [3. Liga]
  • Turkgucu Munchen [3. Liga]
  • SV Ried [Austrian First Division]
  • Beerschot [Belgian Pro League]
  • Leuven [Belgian Pro League]
  • Waasland-Beveren [Belgian Pro League]
  • UTA Arad [Romanian Liga]
  • FC Arges [Romanian Liga]
  • Varbergs BOIS [Swedish Allsvenskan]
  • Mjallby AIF [Swedish Allsvenskan]
  • Hatayspor [Turkish Super Lig]
  • Fatih Karagumruk [Turkish Super Lig]
  • BB Erzurumspor [Turkish Super Lig]
  • Gornik Leczna [Polish Ekstraklasa]
  • Resovia Rzeszow [Polish Ekstraklasa]
  • Widzew Lodz [Polish Ekstraklasa]
  • Yokohama FC [Japanese J-League]
  • Kashiwa Reysol [Japanese J-League]

Teams & Leagues lost in FIFA 21

However, it’s not all good news for FIFA fans as some teams and leagues have gone missing. Juventus will be using the Piemonte Calcio name again and AS Roma will be known as Roma FC.

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Best goalkeepers to buy in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team

Published: 14/Oct/2020 1:49

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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FIFA 21 Ultimate Team is about defense as much as attack, even if it’s not so fun, and the key to any great defense is goalkeepers. The men between the sticks are the backbone of the team; here are eight of the best you’ll want to buy early in this year’s FIFA grind.

FIFA 21 Ultimate Team players love to focus on their attackers. It’s hard to match the satisfaction one feels after scoring a bullet from a fantastic build-up. But it’s a good idea to invest some coins in the defense as well, and it’s especially important to buy a good goalkeeper.

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After all, it doesn’t matter how much you score. If you’re conceding goals regularly, you’ll have a harder time winning. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best goalkeepers in all price ranges and from different leagues.

Here’s eight goalkeepers you have to buy in FIFA 21, courtesy of FUTBIN’s database.

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Odisseas Vlachodimos – SL Benfica

OVR: 81

Price: 700

Vlachodimos has been solid for the Portuguese powerhouse since moving from Panathinaikos in 2018.

Aitor Fernandez – Levante FC

OVR: 83

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Price: 2000

FUTBIN
Aitor Fernández has been one of Levante’s standout players since joining in 2018.

Lopes – Olympique Lyon

OVR: 83

Price: 2100

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FUTBIN
Anthony Lopes is a Lyon man through and through. He’s been with the club since he was 10.

Kasper Schmeichel – Leicester City

OVR: 84

Price: 3500

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FUTBIN
Being the son of one of the all-time greatest goalkeepers, Kasper Schmeichel had large boots to fill. Needless to say, he’s done a pretty good job.

Rui Patricio – Wolverhampton Wolves

OVR: 84

Price: 4000

FUTBIN
Wolverhampton Wanderers had an impressive season last year, and Rui Patricio played a major role in their success.

Gianluigi Donnarumma – AC Milan

OVR: 85

Price: 7000

FUTBIN
Gianluigi Donnarumma has been one of the best goalkeepers in Serie A since he was a teenager.

Bernd Leno – Arsenal

OVR: 85

Price: 10000

FUTBIN
Bernd Leno was stellar at Bayer Leverkusen. Arsenal took notice and signed him in 2018.

Yann Sommer – Borussia Mönchengladbach

OVR: 86

Price: 11000

FUTBIN
Yann Sommer made a name for himself at FC Basel and has since proven he is one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

Samir Handanovic – Inter Milan

OVR: 88

Price: 19750

FUTBIN
Samir Handanović is arguably the best goalkeeper in Serie A and has been for quite some time.

Jan Oblak – Atletico Madrid

OVR: 91

Price: 41500

FUTBIN
Jan Oblak is the highest-rated goalkeeper in FIFA 21. He’s not too expensive considering his whopping 91 Overall.

And with that, our list of the best goalkeepers in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team has come to an end. If you’re interested in seeing our list of the best wingers, click here.

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