FIFA 21: James Rodriguez To Watch SBC Cheapest Solution For Xbox One, PS4 And PC

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James Rodriguez has received an SBC in FIFA 21's Ultimate Team as a special Ones To Watch card!

The Colombian has had a torrid time in recent years trying to find somewhere to call home and it seems he's finally found it at Goodison Park.

The Everton playmaker has been in fantastic form so far this season and the future is looking bright for the 29-year-old.

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Let's take a look at the best solution.

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Dates

The James Rodriguez SBC went live on the 16th October at 6 pm BST.

It is set to expire on Tuesday 20th October at 5.59pm BST.

Read More: FIFA 21 September POTM: Release Dates, Nominees And SBC Solutions For Premier League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga and MLS

Stats

Total Stats: 438

In-Game Stats: 2173

  • PACE 58
    • Acceleration 60
    • Sprint Speed 56
  • SHOOTING 88
    • Positioning 81
    • Finishing 85
    • Shot Power 88
    • Long Shots 94
    • Volleys 92
    • Penalties 82
  • PASSING 88
    • Vision 85
    • Crossing 93
    • Free Kick 89
    • Short Passing 85
    • Long Passing 83
    • Curve 92
  • DRIBBLING 88
    • Agility 79
    • Balance 77
    • Reactions 85
    • Ball Control 92
    • Dribbling 88
    • Composure 89
  • DEFENCE 51
    • Interceptions 56
    • Heading 63
    • Def. Awareness 53
    • Standing Tackle 41
    • Sliding Tackle 44
  • PHYSICAL 65
    • Jumping 47
    • Stamina 67
    • Strength 66
    • Aggression 61
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Requirements

To get this James Rodriguez Ones To Watch card you will need to submit the following squad:

  • 1 Premier League player
  • 1 TOTW player
  • 82 rated team
  • 65 chemistry
  • 11 players in the squad
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Cheapest Solution

The James Rodriguez SBC will cost roughly 20,000-30,000 coins from scratch.

  • KEPA (GK)
  • MEUNIER (LB)
  • ARANGUIZ (CB)
  • HRADECKY (CB)
  • BENDER (RB)
  • SAMASSEKOU (CDM)
  • LAIMER (CDM)
  • KOSTIC (LM)
  • KRUSE (CAM)
  • HAZARD (RM)
  • KRAMARIC (ST)

Solution Tips

Due to the low chemistry requirements, you can get away with a series of soft links and focus on hitting the rating target.

To get the correct team rating, you will need the following player ratings (or equivalent):

  • 1 x 84 rated player
  • 4 x 83 rated players
  • 6 x 82 rated players
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Review

So is it worth it? For me, it's a no unless you're a big fan of the player or Everton. It's a fantastic card that will likely get many more in-forms throughout the season.

While the technical stats are superb, his pace is a problem that holds him back from breaking into the meta.

The 2-star weak-foot is also a bit off-putting and there seems to be more to lose from this card than to gain.

This SBC also costs a TOTW to obtain, which if you don't have in your club already, can cost a minimum of 10,000 coins.