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TOTW 9 prediction: IF Mbappe, Kane and Lewandowski

Written by Stakester
17 Nov, 2021

Most of us won’t get near them, but what will happen when the best front three in TOTW history drops in FUT 22 later today?

Amazing TOTW cards are probably the only good thing about the international break. Mismatches make for great individual performances, which make for exciting cards in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team. But, with the best will in the world, most players won’t get their hands on Mbappe, or Lewy – or even slowest top ST of all time Harry Kane (FIFA do him so dirty every year).

So what does it mean for most regular players? We can see some panic selling as people desperately want to raise the coins to buy one of these guys, so we think you should expect a market wobble tonight. Immediately after the promo will probably be a good time to buy and sell players if you pick your targets right.

Let’s take a look at why we’ve got such a stacked team of the week in prospect tonight:

Mbattered

Les bleus took on Kazakhstan this week at the Parc des Princes and dished out a classic world cup qualifier hammering. It was so bad that we’re going to start a petition to give the Kazakh back four free in-form Kylian Mbappes to make up for it. It took him less than half an hour to score his hat trick – and he added to that with an amazing strike and an assist last night.

When you look at his gold card, you wonder where the upgrades are going to come from. His 88 composure and 83 balance stats looks a good bet, but with 90+ in almost every important category, any slight boost is going to make him even more unplayable. Plus we’ll get a sexy dynamic image for the Paris Saint Germain man.

Prime Poland

Yes, they only beat Andorra, but Lewandowski looked every inch the global superstar he is. Possibly world football’s most underrated superstar, he quietly goes about his business and bangs in goals. But he’s more than a goalscorer, his general play and ability to create space for other players is what makes him such a talisman for Bayern and the Polish national team.

For Lewy, a pace upgrade would be the stuff of dreams, but we don’t see that happening. As he’s such a high level player, a few buffs to the right stats could be really noticeable in-game: he scored with his left against Andorra, so we’d like to see a 5 star WF upgrade. 

King Kane

Tottenham’s Harry Kane scored two hat tricks during the international break, including an amazing bicycle kick against Albania. He’s taken a lot of criticism this season, but who wouldn’t be out of sorts after being forced to stay at Tottenham when you could’ve joined Manchester City? #FreeHarry!

Kane doesn’t really translate to FIFA, as his lack of pace renders him unusable against quick CBs. But, his in-form is sure to be stacked on basically everything else. It’s a shame, a TOTW Kane should be a really exciting prospect, but it looks like he’s doomed to a fodder existence – the only thing he’ll be scoring is a place in a high value SBC.

Honourable mention

He didn’t make the top 3, but Leroy Sane had a great week for Germany and will surely get a TOTW card later today. It’s not as exciting as it could be though, it’s unlikely to be better than his RTTK card, but might represent a cheaper upgrade option from his gold. 

Which of these players would you love to see in your squad for your next Division Rivals game? Or are they just obtainable for most FIFA players? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to try FIFA 22 on the Stakester app if the pay-to-win of it all is getting you down.

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