FIFA 19 TOTW 5 predictions: Van Dijk, Sterling and Lukaku make FUT XI | Football | Sport
FIFA 19: Virgil van Dijk and Raheem Sterling are expected to be named in FUT TOTW 5
Ultimate Team gamers are on the lookout for the next FIFA 19 Team of the Week following the international break.
EA Sports are set to unveil their latest 23-man squad on Wednesday, with players who have impressed in the Nations League expected to be selected.
Romelu Lukaku scored twice for Belgium against Switzerland while Raheem Sterling also hit a double as England stunned Spain, meaning both are in with a chance of grabbing an in-form card.
Meanwhile, certain domestic leagues such as the MLS have also thrown up some good candidates for the FUT Team of the Week – including former Arsenal youngster Carlos Vela.
Express Sport has predicted who will receive in-form upgrades after their most recent performances, but do you agree?
FIFA 19 TOTW 5 starting XI predictions
GK: Guilherme (Russia/Lokomotic Moscow)
The Russia stopper was in fine form to keep Turkey at bay during the 2-0 Nations League win.
CB: Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands/Liverpool)
A clean sheet and a goal as the Dutch blasted past Germany.
CB: Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast/Manchester United)
Scored once and helped Ivory Coast secure a clean sheet in their 4-0 win over Central African Republic.
LB: Alex Sandro (Brazil/Juventus)
Scored late on as Brazil eased past Saudi Arabia 2-0.
FIFA 19: Alex Sandro (Juventus)
FIFA 19: Idrissa Gueye (Everton)
CDM: Idrissa Gueye (Senegal/Everton)
The Everton midfielder was on target during Senegal’s 3-0 win over Sudan in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
RW: Carlos Vela (LAFC)
The Mexican was in superb form for LAFC, scoring twice and setting up the other two in a 4-2 win over Houston Dynamo.
RW: Raheem Sterling (England/Manchester City)
England and Sterling got off to a flying start against Spain, with the City winger bagging two of the Three Lions’ three goals before half-time.
CAM: James Rodriguez (Colombia/Bayern Munich)
The Munich ace scored a goal and provided an assist during Colombia’s 4-2 victory over the USA.
FIFA 19: James Rodriguez (Bayern Munich)
FIFA 19: Edin Dzeko (Roma)
ST: Edin Dzeko (Bosnia & Herzegovina/Roma)
The Roma frontman hit a double as Bosnia cruised past Northern Ireland.
ST: Romelu Lukaku (Belgium/Manchester United)
The Manchester United striker scored twice more as Belgium sealed a 2-1 win over Switzerland.
ST: Odion Ighalo (Nigeria/Changchun)
The former Watford man ht a hat-trick as Nigeria saw off Libya 4-0.
FIFA 19: Odion Ighalo (Changchun)
FIFA 19: Bill Hamid (DC United)
FIFA 19 TOTW 5 substitutes predictions
SUB: Bill Hamid (DC United)
Hamid made six saves as DC edged out FC Dallas 1-0.
SUB: Roman Neudstader (Russia/Fenerbahce)
Got on the scoresheet and keep a clean sheet during Russia’s win over Turkey.
SUB: Benjamin Kololli (Kosovo/FC Zurich)
The left-back got on the scoresheet twice in the impressive 3-1 victory over Malta.
SUB: Pedro Aquino (Peru/Leon)
Peru stunned Chile 3-0 and Aquino was pivotal in the rest. stepping off the bench to bag a brace.
SUB: James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers)
The veteran midfielder had a hand in all three goals as Doncaster beat Rochdale 3-2.
SUB: Francois Kamano (Guinea/Bordeaux)
A goal from the penalty spot and another assist should be enough for the Guinea midfielder to feature.
SUB: Aleksandar Mitrovic (Serbia/Fulham)
The Serbian scored both goals against Montenegro and now has 10 strikes in 11 matches for his country.
FIFA 19: Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham)
FIFA 19: Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina)
FIFA 19 TOTW 5 reserves predictions
RES: Cristiano Biraghi (Italy/Fiorentina)
The left-back hit a last-gasp winner against Poland to keep Italy’s Nations League hopes alive.
RES: Valeri Qazaishvili (Georgia/San Jose Earthquakes)
Qazishvili scored twice as Georgia comfortably saw off Andorra.
RES: Luke Norris (Colchester United)
Two assists and a goal for the striker against Crawley as Colchester moved up to sixth in League Two.
RES: Carlos Fernandez (Deportivo La Coruna)
Deportivo hammered Elche 4-0, with Fernandez helping himself to a hat-trick.
RES: Goran Pandev (Macedonia/Genoa)
Two assists and a goal as Macedonia smashed Liechtenstein 4-1.