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Feyenoord’s Wouter Burger has bizarre FIFA 20 Ultimate Team revealed

Published: 24/Apr/2020 13:52

by Joe Craven


Feyenoord and Holland young gun Wouter Burger has had his FIFA 20 Ultimate Team revealed, and it’s one of the strangest outfits we’ve seen from any professional player. 

Currently on loan at second-tier Excelsior, Feyenoord’s Wouter Burger is one of Holland’s most promising young midfielders. Despite struggling for Eredivisie minutes, the 19-year-old has made over 40 appearances for the Netherlands’ youth sides.

It seems Burger is spending his quarantine period like a lot of us – playing EA Sports’ FIFA 20 Weekend League. While some pro players boast insanely strong elevens, Burger’s is an absolutely bizarre mix of players.

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Burger playing for Excelsior.

Running a 4-5-1 formation, Burger’s front six is pretty strong. R9 Ronaldo leads the line, with Ruud Gullit and Pele playing CAMs. Neymar is at LM and FUT Birthday Angel Di Maria plays RM.

With Burger’s own 99-rated custom card playing CM, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s one of the best lineups we’ve seen.

Burger’s back 5 though, is completely insane. Virgil Van Dijk is with Joe Gomez for a Liverpool based CB pairing, with Nathan Ake playing totally out of position at RB. Similarly, FUT Champions Theo Hernandez plays at LB, with absolutely no chemistry. To round off the bizarre picks, Roma’s Pau Gomez is playing in goal, also with no chemistry links to the defence.

I played against Feyenoord player Burger. I lost 5-3 gg from r/FIFA

The Redditor explained that they lost the Division 5 clash 5-3. Maybe the high scoring nature of the game reflects Burger’s truly bizarre defensive lineup. You can check out his full XI below:

  • GK: Pau Gomez – 85
  • RB: Nathan Ake – 80
  • CB: Joe Gomez – 80
  • CB: Virgil Van Dijk – 90
  • LB: Theo Hernandez – 84
  • CM: Wouter Burger – 99
  • LM: Neymar – 92
  • RM: Angel Di Maria – 91
  • CAM: Pele – 95
  • CAM: Ruud Gullit – 90
  • ST: Ronaldo – 94

The areas Burger could improve in are pretty self-explanatory. Put Alisson in goal for chemistry, and Alexander-Arnold at RB to get a full-chemistry Liverpool defence. Then buy a PSG left back and the Dutch midfielder’s defensive problems are gone.

It’s not quite clear what decision-making went into forming that backline, but maybe it’s still a work-in-progress… or hopefully it is, at least.


Are EA servers down? FIFA 21 server status, maintenance & downtime

Published: 4/Dec/2020 1:43 Updated: 4/Dec/2020 1:45

by David Purcell


FIFA 21 players are never happy when the EA servers are down, and it appears that the latest offering of the popular football franchise is struggling with issues on December 3, with widespread reports from players unable to find games in Ultimate Team. 

With next-gen consoles finally jumping onboard the FIFA 21 hype train, the servers were expected to struggle. Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 players got access to the next-gen game on December 3, with all-new graphics and big performance boosts.

As always though, there are a few teething problems with the online services with so many players trying to hop onto the game at once, and it appears that on the same day, many were unable to gain access to FIFA 21’s online capabilities.

So, let’s take a look at the latest update on connectivity issues.

Co-Op in FIFA 21
Players won’t be celebrating when the EA servers go down.

Are EA servers down for FIFA 21?

December 3, 2020

The FIFA 21 servers have been struggling with the increased load from next-gen consoles. While players have noted they were struggling to log in, the FIFA Direct Communication Twitter has reported a new issue with matchmaking.

“We are aware that players are currently unable to matchmake in FIFA 21 FUT, across all platforms. We are investigating and will provide an update when one is available,” they said.

It’s not just next-gen players who are affected, but players across all platforms, regardless of whether you’re on the older consoles, or even PC.

The outage has been going on since around 7:30pm ET, although its still spiking hours later, according to Down Detector.

The site confirms there are reported “issues” with EA’s servers, as expected, meaning players are unable to play FIFA Ultimate Team and their Division Rivals matches.

EA has yet to comment on how long this outage will last, but hopefully, it wraps up before too long. We’ll keep you posted with updates to this article in due course.

Stick with us @UltimateTeamUK for more updates on EA servers, FIFA 21 news, and more. We’ll be updating this page when we have more details.