On March 13, the latest edition of the FIFA Team of the Week arrived for Ultimate Team gamers. The latest installment brings a pair of stars rated in the low 90s with James Rodriguez and Raheem Sterling. There are also four players with an 86 score on the starting XI, making for quite the collection. Here are more details on which football stars made the new FIFA 19 Team of the Week 26.
FIFA 19 Team of the Week 26 Starting XI: Sterling, Rodriguez headline
Last week’s FIFA TOTW 25 included Robert Lewandowski and Virgil van Dijk amongst its top stars. This week doesn’t let us down as it brings a 91-rated James Rodriguez to the mix. Rodriguez was the star of his Bayern Munich club’s 6-0 victory over Wolfsburg. He’ll bring 90-plus scores to a variety of attributes including dribbling and shooting. There’s also a sweet 90-rated Raheem Sterling on the starting XI which boasts a 96 Pace and 92 Dribbling amongst top attributes.
As mentioned this latest group brings five different players with 86 ratings. That includes Lille star Nicolas Pepe who had the game-winning goal to help defeat St. Etienne. Joining Pepe as part of this week’s “86ers” are Leno, Brandt, Belotti, and Ben Yedder, each of whom receives an impressive upgrade.
Here’s a look at the starting XI for this weeks FIFA Ultimate Team of the Week:
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FIFA 19 Team of the Week 26 Substitutes, reserves
There are a dozen more players in this total of 23. Those are the unsung heroes known as the reserves and substitutes. A number of 84-rated stars are among the seven total substitutes. Here’s a look at all the deserving players that made the cut this week.
FIFA 19 TOTW 26 Substitutes
GK: Benoît Costil – France/Girondins de Bordeaux (84)
CAM: Hans Vanaken – Belgium/Club Brugge (82)
RM: Ismaïla Sarr – Senegal/Stade Rennais (81)
RM: Jakub Błaszczykowski – Poland/Wisła Kraków (81)
ST1: Simon Terodde – Germany/FC Köln (84)
ST2: Pierre-Michel Lasogga – Germany/Hamburger SV (82)
ST3: Jamie Vardy – England/Leicester City (84)
FIFA 19 TOTW 26 Reserves
LB: Cristian Calderón – Mexico/Necaxa (70)
LM: Ricardo Lopes – Brazil/Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (77)
CAM: Sarpreet Singh – New Zealand/Wellington Phoenix (75)
ST1: Roberto Gutiérrez – Chile/Palestino (79)
ST2: Anderson Lopes – Brazil/Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (77)
All of the new FIFA 19 Team of the Week 26 player cards become available in the Ultimate Team mode through FUT packs starting at 6 p.m. United Kingdom time (2 p.m. ET). In addition, gamers are able to acquire these upgraded FUT cards through the transfer market, depending on how much they’re willing to spend. These players remain available until next week’s Team of the Week is unveiled on Wednesday (Mar. 20).
Which of the new TOTW 26 players are you looking to add to your lineup? See more of the latest FIFA 19 news here.