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FIFA 17 Team of the Week 37 Predictions

Serie “*cough* Calcio” A's final week sees it dominate the TOTW.

UC Sampdoria v SSC Napoli - Serie A Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images

With Serie A being the only big league which had a full fixture list this week, it makes up a large majority of the team, in the final week before we see the beginning of the MLS-dominated so-called 'Team of the Weaks'.

However, there are still a couple of big matches in the form of promotion/relegation playoffs which will count towards the TOTW, giving it one last boost.

We start off with Lorenzo Insigne, who starred in Napoli's 4-2 win over Sampdoria. The Italian winger scored and assisted one as he claimed the MOTM award as well.

Inter Milan came out on top of their high-scoring encounter against Udinese. Both Éder and Ivan Perišić were the catalysts to their success, with 2 goals and 1 assist, and 1 goal and 2 assists respectively.

Miralem Pjanić's performance may normally be ignored, but with so few leagues playing, and so few gold candidates, I have taken a punt at including him to see his OTW boosted one last time. He got the assist for a late Juventus winner, which was also the first goal scored in Serie A by a player born in the 21st century.

It was a sad day in Rome, as they bid farewell to one of their eternal greats in Francesco Totti. Totti received a special 10,0 rating from Gazzetta in tribute — something EA may also match with a hero card in the TOTW. I have opted to include Totti's teammate Edin Džeko, who scored and got 2 assists to help Roma make Totti's day special with a 3-2 win.

Torino's 5-3 win over Sassuolo was the highest scoring match this weekend. It may come as a surprise that I have opted to include a Torino defender in my TOTW. Lorenzo De Silvestri was voted MOTM as he scored in the match.

Atalanta managed to move up to 4th place thanks to a 1-0 win over Chievo, and Lazio slipping up. Rafael Tolói was a rock at the back, and received the 3rd best match rating from Gazzetta.

Finally, Crotone managed to complete their late surge out of the relegation zone thanks to a 3-1 win over Lazio, while Empoli suffered defeat to Palermo. Andrea Nalini received an incredible 9,0 rating from Gazzetta as he scored twice to help carry Crotone to safety.

The other two leagues which have gold candidates this week are the MLS and Turkish Süper Lig.

In Turkey, Anderson Talisca is the best candidate as he scored twice to help Besiktas win the title with a 4-0 win over Gaziantepspor.

Samuel Eto'o showed that he still has it, scoring the first and assisting the third in Antalyaspor's 3-0 win over Kasimpasa.

Due to a lack of gold defenders, I have selected Miguel Lopes as well, after he scored in a 3-0 win over Konyaspor.

As the MLS IFs start to flow, we have two good players this week to start us off. Firstly, Giovani dos Santos scored twice to help the LA Galaxy continue their recovery from a poor start to the season with a 4-2 win over San Jose Earthquakes.

Bill Hamid is the only real option for a gold goalkeeper this week, having made 4 saves in DC United's 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps.

Lastly, Victor Vázquez helped a Giovinco-less Toronto FC to a 5-0 win over Columbus Crew. The one-time Barcelona players scored their first and third goals in the rout.

As always, the Futhead Squad Builder brings us visual representation for our side. You can check out the squad here, and make sure you follow Me on Twitter for all kinds of insight about TOTW, FIFA Mobile, Giveaways and more. This week, we will be looking at who will make it into the La Liga TOTS, so make sure to check back later in the week to see that.

Team of the Week 37 Predictions

Position Player Club Country Rating Pred.
Position Player Club Country Rating Pred.
GK Bill Hamid DC United USA 76 > 81
CB Rafael Tolói Atalanta Brazil 75 > 81 > 84
RB Lorenzo De Silvestri Torino Italy 77 > 81
RB Miguel Lopes Akhisar Bedeliyespor Portugal 78 > 82
LW Lorenzo Insigne Napoli Italy 84 > 86 > 87 > 88 > 89
LM Ivan Perišić Inter Milan Croatia 84 > 86 > 87 > 88
CM Miralem Pjanić Juventus Bosnia and Herzegovina 85 > 86 > 87 (OTW)
CM > CAM Anderson Talisca Besiktas Brazil 76 > 81 > 84 > 86
ST Edin Džeko Roma Bosnia and Herzegovina 81 > 84 > 86 > 87 > 88 > 89
ST Éder Inter Milan Italy 80 > 83
ST Samuel Eto'o Antalyaspor Cameroon 81 > 84 > 86 > 87
Subs
GK Danny Ward Huddersfield Wales 66 > 72
RB > CB Fabio Pisacane Cagliari Italy 65 > 72
CM > CDM Víctor Vázquez Toronto Spain 75 > 81
CAM > CM Alexander Grünwald Austria Wien Austria 70 > 74
CM Kevin Walker Djurgårdens Sweden 66 > 72
ST Giovani dos Santos LA Galaxy Mexico 79 > 82
ST Germán Denis Lanús Argentina 75 > 81
Reserves
LB Ryan Delaney Cork City Republic of Ireland 53 > 64
RW > LM Andrea Nalini Crotone Italy 60 > 64
ST Ikechukwu Uche Gimnàstic Nigeria 74 > 74
ST Marco Paixão Lechia Gdańsk Portugal 70 > 74
ST Erling Knudtzon Lillestrøm Norway 68 > 74