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Best FIFA defenders: You dedicate many game sessions to FIFA , the well-known Electronic Arts football title, and you have a lot of fun trying to build a team that can win against your opponents. However, you have noticed that your defense often fails to cope with opponents’ offensive actions, allowing the other team to pass and allowing your challengers to score valuable goals. So you’re going to improve this department of your team, but you don’t really know where to start. That’s the way it is, isn’t it? Well then I’d say you’ve come to the right place!

In today’s tutorial, in fact, I will explain to you which are the best defenders of FIFA . In case you were wondering, I will show you everything you need: from the basic parameters to understand which players are right for you to the Electronic Arts rankings, passing through the most valid methods to be able to take the players home to the lowest possible price. All this obviously without using any kind of trick: the procedures in the guide are in fact official and allowed by the developers.

Courage: why are you still standing still staring at the screen? Are you going to go ahead and find out who are the best defenders for your team on FIFA? In my opinion, yes, since you have come this far and are reading this tutorial with interest. Come on then, you just have to take a few minutes of free time and follow the quick instructions below. I assure you that you will be able to understand which are the best players for your team in a short time. Having said that, there is nothing left for me to do, except to wish you happy reading, have fun and make a big good luck for your football negotiations!

Preliminary information

FIFA defenders

Before explaining in detail which are the best defenders in FIFA , I think it is of fundamental importance to know the parameters to distinguish a good player from others.

When we talk about defenders , it means that we are looking for players capable of stopping opposing offensive actions , perhaps making decisive interventions at the last moment, restarting the team and contributing to the  victories . In short, this role is very delicate and for this reason it is good to analyze properly all the statistics of the case.

Clearly, the most important parameter to consider is that related to defense , which attests to the skills of the player involved when it comes to stopping opponents. It is no coincidence that all the defenders deemed most valid have rather high values ​​in this regard.

To give you concrete examples, in FIFA 20 Virgil Van Dijk has 90 defense, Sergio Ramos has 87 , Giorgio Chiellini has 90 , Kalidou Koulibaly has 89 and Gerard Piqué has 88 . Usually a good defender has a value above 85 from this point of view.

Another characteristic of fundamental importance for a footballer of this type is that of the physique . In fact, a defender must be able to impose himself on his opponents and make him understand who “commands”, perhaps trying to win as many “shoulder against shoulder” as possible.

Again, in FIFA 20 all the best defenders have a high value in this regard. Virgil Van Dijk is 86 , Sergio Ramos is 85 , Giorgio Chiellini is 82 , Kalidou Koulibaly is 87 and Gerard Piqué is 80 . Generally speaking, a good value is from 80 upwards .

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Otherwise, defenders usually don’t have high stats. However, there are parameters that can make a difference and it is therefore good to know them. In particular, the statistics relating to speed can be important for restarting the team, perhaps running with the player on the wing.

To give you a concrete example, Jordi Alba has 90 of speed in FIFA 20 and may therefore be particularly useful to catch by surprise the opposing team. Not to mention that the aforementioned player also has 83 of dribbling , so it can be a very good compromise in many respects.

Another feature that may come in handy to make your choice is that relating to the passage . In fact, having a defender with a good value in this sense can allow you to turn the ball properly, avoiding unnecessary mistakes. In FIFA 20, Jordi Alba has 81 passing, so it may be interesting for your team.

In short, you are now aware of the fundamental parameters that you need to keep an eye on when you want to buy a good defender in FIFA. However, I remind you that the ratings of the players can be changed at any moment, depending on the decisions taken by Electronic Arts , and therefore I invite you to take the information reported as purely indicative.

Ranking of the best defenders in FIFA

FIFA 20 ratings

FIFA developers are used to publishing interesting charts of the best players in the game every year . Clearly, Electronic Arts knows the best players well and therefore I recommend that you take particular account of the information disclosed directly by the company.

To access the rankings, simply connect to the official EA website using any browser for Web browsing and choose the correct section of the portal , that is, the one linked to the edition of the game in your possession (eg FIFA 20 or FIFA 19 ).

Now, you have to select the FIFA ULTIMATE TEAM / ULTIMATE TEAM item at the top and look for the link Player ratings / Hub Ratings or something similar: the writing may be different depending on the game of the FIFA series in your possession. I cannot therefore be more precise with my indications, but I can assure you that it is not at all difficult to find the rankings, as the procedure is always similar.

To give you a concrete example, if you own FIFA 20 , all you have to do is connect to this section of the official website of Electronic Arts and scroll down the page, in order to find the myriad of charts created by the developers. These include particulars of the best strikers , the best midfielders , the best footballers of punishments , the most skilled players in the passages and so on. The division by league is also interesting : there are rankings related to the Premier League , Bundesliga and LaLiga Santander. I recommend that you also take a look at the ranking of the top 100 players in general .

In short, certainly the information provided directly by the developers is not lacking. In your case, the most interesting indications are obviously those relating to the best defenders in FIFA Ultimate Team , accessible through this page of the official EA website .

Top defenders in FIFA 20 ranking

To give you concrete examples, in FIFA 20 the developers have decided to award Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Giorgio Chiellini (Piedmont Calcio, or Juventus), Kalidou Koulibaly (Naples), Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) , Diego Godín (Inter), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund), Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur), Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur), Joshua Kimmich(Bayern Munich), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Leonardo Bonucci (Piedmont Calcio, or Juventus), Milan Škriniar (Inter), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid) and Andrew Robertson (Liverpool).

Clearly, you can take advantage of this information according to your needs. For example, if you are looking for the best young defenders in FIFA , you just need to see which are the players with the lowest age present in the ranking. The same can be done for the best central defenders in FIFA or for the best Serie A defenders in FIFA , in case you are interested in subdivisions by role or by championship.

Best low cost FIFA defenders

FIFA sniping

One of the considerations that come natural by looking at the rankings mentioned in the previous chapter is that relating to the cost of players , which often could be too high. You don’t have to worry: I’ll show you immediately which procedure FIFA experts put in place to be able to buy players at the cheapest possible price.

Well, the most popular technique is certainly that of sniping . The latter consists in analyzing the Ultimate Team mode market in search of players offered for sale by users who are not aware of the real market cost and who therefore make mistakes , allowing people like you to take the players home at a paltry cost , immediately resell them at the right price and quickly earn credits .

The most used platforms to “sniper”, this is the term used by enthusiasts to describe the technique, are consoles and PCs , but also the FUT Web App can have its advantages (some users claim that the players appear first on the market using this “platform”).

In any case, you can implement the basics of sniping by simply setting a Buy Now price that is both advantageous and likely compared to the player’s current market cost and entering a high value (e.g. 11,000,000) as the maximum price , increasing it with each search . By doing so, you will allow the page to refresh in a short time and you will be able to get your hands on the inserted players at advantageous prices before the other users.

Sniper FIFA

For detailed information on this method, I recommend you take a look at my guide on how to sniper on FIFA . There are several “theories” on how to make this technique more effective and fans of Electronic Arts football are constantly looking for ways to be able to take home players cheaply . I therefore advise you to use the indications that I have provided you as a “basis”, experimenting with the technique you deem most valid .

Since you are interested in FIFA, I would recommend some guides that may interest you. In particular, I invite you to consult my tutorials on how to get free credits on FIFA and on how to buy expiring players on FIFA (Career mode).