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FIFA 19 Penalty Saving Tutorial | How to Save Penalties

Published: 4/Dec/2018 20:23 Updated: 9/Feb/2019 1:12

by Matt Cotton


Most FIFA players will simply guess which way to dive when trying to save a penalty kick in FIFA 19. This is surprising, as you can actually calculate where the penalty taker is aiming. In this FIFA 19 penalty saving tutorial, we will explain how to save all penalties!

Knowing how to save FIFA 19 penalties will give you a huge competitive advantage. This especially applies to game modes like FUT Champions, as games often end up going to penalty shootouts. With tricky wingers cutting inside the box, this may increase your confidence in making tackles to prevent goals.

In this FIFA 19 penalty saving tutorial, a couple of simple methods will be described. By paying close attention to these hidden tips and tricks, you will be able to accurately predict which way the penalty taker will go. This information also enables you to know how high to dive in order to save each penalty.

How to Save Every Penalty in FIFA 19

Goalkeepers can also taunt the penalty taker by moving along the goal line, this can be done using the left analog stick. You can also make the goalkeeper move his arms, as well as various other actions. When performed at the right moment, this can give you a psychological advantage and put your opponent off.

Most users still believe that penalties in FIFA 19 are a game of luck. Pay close attention to the information below and saving penalties will become second nature to you. We recommend watching the video, as it is extremely helpful to see these methods actually demonstrated.

More: How to Score Every Penalty in FIFA 19

FIFA 19 Penalty Saving Tutorial

Head Movement of the Penalty Taker

The first key trick to saving penalties in FIFA 19 is looking at the head movement of the penalty taker. Whichever way the penalty taker is aiming, you will notice that their head will move slightly towards that direction. This requires you to keep a close eye on the opponent’s head as soon as the penalty is given.

However, good penalty takers may realise that the goalkeeper is looking for this and change direction at the very last second. Doing this can increase risk though, as it generally decreases the accuracy of the penalty. You must also pay very close attention to this, as you will need to react very quickly when this happens.

Paying Attention to the Power Bar

When saving FIFA 19 penalties, you don’t only need to choose which side to dive, there are also three different heights that you need to consider. These heights are known as low, middle and high. The power bar of your opponent is key to determining this, as it signifies the height at which the penalty will be taken. This is displayed in the bottom left corner of your screen.

As well as knowing which way to dive by the player’s head movement, if the power bar is below one bar, this means that you need to dive at a low height. If the power bar is above one bar, but below two bars, you will need to dive at a medium height. Finally, if the power is above two bars, then dive at a high height.

This can be practiced in the practice arena. If both these tricks are carefully followed, this will enable you to win almost every FIFA 19 penalty shoot out and give you a big advantage against your friends and in competitive online play. You can potentially even boost your FUT Champions weekend league rank!

Let us know if you have tried this FIFA 19 penalty saving tutorial and whether or not it has improved your game. You can connect with us via Twitter, as we would love to hear your thoughts on this.


How to complete FIFA 21 RTTF Knockout Stage Objectives: rewards & more

Published: 17/Nov/2020 21:23

by Bill Cooney


A brand new set of Objectives is live for FIFA 21 Ultimate Team’s Road to the Final promo, and we’ve got all the info on how to complete them and the rewards you’ll get from doing so.

RTTF has brought a ton of new content into FUT 21, and the latest Objective gives players the chance at even more rewards, potentially without having to fork over a single coin.

Unlike SBCs, these challenges don’t require you to build a specific squad, just that you win the required amount of matches. However, these Knockout Stage Objectives do have an extra wrinkle to them you do have to be aware of.

FIFA 21 RTTF Knockout Stage Objectives & rewards

FIFA RTTF Knockout objective
EA Sports
You should be able to see the new Objective in your hub.

You only need to knock out six wins to complete all the different parts, but you have to do it within a 12 match limit, so be sure to bring the best squad you have available with you.

Below is the full list of Objectives you need to complete if you want to get all the way through, along with the reward for each tier:

  • One Win
    • 75+ Rare Player
    • 100 XP
  • Two Wins
    • Two Rare Gold Player Packs
    • 200 XP
  • Four Wins
    • Two Rare Gold Player Packs
    • 300 XP
  • Six Wins
    • 25,000 Pack
    • 55,000 Pack
    • 400 XP

Is the RTTF Knockout Stage Objective worth doing?

RTTF Knockout Stage Objectives
EA Sports
Rewards for getting six wins in 12 matches and completing the Knockout Stage Objective.

All rewards you get by completing the Knockout Stage are untradeable, which has been met with confusion by a number of players since they don’t see the rewards listed above as good enough for the 12 game limit.

While the rewards might not be out of this world, you can’t knock EA for trying something other than the regular player Objectives. So, if you’re confident you can win at least half your matches, why not give it a go?

As always, keep it tuned to @UltimateTeamUK on Twitter for all the latest updates, guides, and news on FIFA 21 and Ultimate Team