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How to complete Esswein/Gervinho Flashback SBC FIFA 20: solutions & cost

Published: 7/Apr/2020 22:00

by David Purcell

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EA SPORTS have released a limited time Oldie but Goldie SBC in FIFA 20 Ultimate Team, giving players the chance to pick up Flashback Esswein or Flashback Gervinho. Now, we’re going to show you how to complete it. 

This new Squad Building Challenge allows club owners to decide which rapid player from the past they would like to revive in the newest installment of the FIFA franchise, with either the former Arsenal winger or somebody who used to wreak havoc in the mode back in the day – Alexander Esswein.

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There are a few things you should know before starting the challenge, however, so let’s run through the deadline, requirements, rewards, cost and solutions. All things considered, this looks like a real coup, so let’s jump into it.

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FIFA 20’s Oldie but Goldie SBC is only available for a brief period.

How to complete FIFA 20 Oldie but Goldie SBC

Deadline, requirements and player pick rewards

As mentioned, you’re going to have to act fast if you want to complete this SBC.

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It will only be around until April 10 and it is repeatable, meaning you will have to make the tough decision between both cards once done and accept the other will not be part of your FUT squad. Below is a full list of requirements and rewards.

  • Number of players from Serie A or Bundesliga: Min 2
  • In-form or  + Moments players: Min 1
  • Squad rating: Min 84
  • Team chemistry: Min 80
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: Player Pick between Flashback Esswein & Flashback Gervinho

Flashback Esswein/Gervinho cost and solutions

Those looking to complete this SBC will be glad to know that it’s quite cheap, considering the super quick card you’re getting at the end of it.

According to the FUTBIN database, it costs around 62,000 coins on PlayStation 4, 64,000 on Xbox One, and 52,000 on PC. Have in mind, though, that these prices may fluctuate as the market is ever-changing. Our recommended solution can be found below.

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Here is our recommended solution for the FIFA 20 Oldie but Goldie SBC, with Flashback Esswein or Gervinho in the rewards.

This isn’t the only guide we have for limited time SBCs in FIFA 20, however. You can also read through ‘how to complete’ articles for FUT Birthday Rodrigo Moreno, grab yourself a FUT Birthday Party Bag special pack, and more.


Now that you know what you know, you should be able to easily put together a team to complete this Squad Building Challenge. So, who are you picking? Esswein or Gervinho? Tweet us @UltimateTeamUK with your pick and hopefully they’re a big part of your team in the future.

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FIFA 21 TOTW 2 live: Lewandowski, Haaland, Kane, Saint-Maximin, more

Published: 7/Oct/2020 18:05 Updated: 7/Oct/2020 18:11

by Isaac McIntyre

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EA SPORTS have released the second batch of Team of the Week players in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, and it looks like there are some exciting cards up for grabs this week.

Following the completion of another busy game week across football’s top-flight leagues, a new set of TOTW players has been released, featuring some huge names and valuable cards.

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Dexerto made a number of predictions earlier in the week, included at the bottom of this article, so let’s see how they stacked up with leaks and ultimately, the official team as well.

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 2

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The full Team of the Week #2 in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team!

Just as with the first Team of the Week, the second TOTW squad is stacked with top talent, such as the likes of Lewandowski, Courtois, Kane, and Haaland. While not as high-rated as those studs, the likes of Milan’s Hernandez and Newcastle’s Saint-Maximin should also draw a lot of attention as being “meta” players.

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Here are some of the players you might be interested in:

  • Erling Haaland (86)
  • Robert Lewandowski (92)
  • Harry Kane (89)
  • Thibaut Courtois (90)
  • Ben Chilwell (84)
  • Theo Hernandez (83)
  • Jack Grealish (83)
  • Ollie Watkins (81)
  • Allan Saint-Maximin (83)
  • Renato Sanchez (82)
  • Marcel Halstenberg (84)

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 2 leaked

Ahead of EA SPORTS confirming the full TOTW #2, the full squad was claimed to have been leaked – and the leaker even managed to get his hands on the same image that EA would end up tweeting out.

When did TOTW 2 go live in FIFA 21?

EA SPORTS revealed this next FIFA Team of the Week squad at 6PM (UK time) Wednesday, October 7, 2020. As per usual, they were announced and droped into packs at 6pm BST / 12pm CT / 1pm EST / 3am AEST.

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These boosted player upgrades are now being announced at the same time as they drop in-game in FIFA 21, unlike other years where we knew about them three hours prior. 

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This could be a cracking TOTW just in time for the full FIFA 21 release!

FIFA 20 Team of the Week 32 predictions

What a week! Competitions around the world have come back for the 2020/21 season, soon after the end of last year’s staggering campaign. The back-to-back nature of these seasons, it seems, is going to lead to some exciting games.

The biggest news from the Premier League this week was Aston Villa and Tottenham each dolling out huge defeats for Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. Ollie Watkins scored three and assisted one as he led the Villans to a 7–2 victory over the champions, while Heung Min Son was unplayable against United.

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There were a number of other standout performances across the weekend too. Neymar Jr. was at his electric best against Angers, while FIFA 21 cover star Erling Haaland kept up his goalscoring record in a 4–0 win over Freiburg on Saturday.

Here are our TOTW 2 predictions, so let’s see how many we got right this week!

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TOTW 2 predictions

  • GK – Marko Dmitrović – SD Eibar
  • GK – Jiri Pavlenka – Werder Bremen
  • CB – Marvin Friedrich – Union Berlin
  • RB – Facundo Roncaglia – Osasuna 
  • LB – Ben Chilwell – Chelsea
  • LB – Aaron Cresswell – West Ham United
  • LB – Marcel Halstenberg – RB Leipzig
  • CM – Jorginho – Chelsea
  • CM – Mikel Merino – Real Sociedad
  • CM – Dani Di Wit – AZ Alkmaar
  • CM – Mario Pasalic – Atalanta
  • CAM – Jack Grealish – Aston Villa
  • RW – James Rodriguez – Everton
  • RM – Marcus Harness – Portsmouth
  • RW – Galeno – Braga 
  • LM – Allan Saint-Maximin – Newcastle United
  • LW – Neymar – PSG
  • LW – Heung Min Son – Spurs
  • ST – Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund 
  • ST – Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
  • ST – Patson Daka –  RB Salzburg
  • ST – Callum Wilson – Newcastle United
  • ST – Ollie Watkins – Aston Villa

As always, make sure to follow us on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK for all the latest FIFA 21 news, updates, leaks, guides, and more.