FIFA 22: Team of the Group Stage Predictions

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The FIFA 22 Team of the Group Stage promotion looks set to get underway this week.

The promotion rewards the top performing players from the group stages of each of the three European competitions that are underway this year.


Here are our predictions for those who should feature in the FIFA 22 edition of the Team of the Group Stage.

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Robert Lewandowski (93 OVR)

It's been a tough 24 hours for Robert Lewandowski, with the Polish forward finishing runner up in this voting for the 2021 Balon d'Or.

It's not been through a want of trying in the UEFA Champions League though, with last seasons top scorer leading the way in this seasons competition, with nine goals in his first five games.

Cristiano Ronaldo (92 OVR)


Manchester United's recent league form has been questionable, but they have secured themselves a spot in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League.

They have Cristiano Ronaldo to thank for that, with the Portuguese forward grabbing six goals in the first five games of this seasons competition, including late heroics against Atalanta and Villarreal.

Thibaut Courtois (90 OVR)

Occupying the spot between the sticks should be Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois.

The big Belgian stopper has conceded just three goals in this seasons UEFA Champions League thus far, keeping three clean sheets in five games.

Riyad Mahrez (88 OVR)

UEFA Champions League favourites Manchester City will be a top seed heading into the knockout stages, with a familiar face doing the damage.

Riyad Mahrez has been a go-to man for Pep Guardiola in this years group stage, with the Algerian repaying his managers faith with four goals.

Christopher Nkunku (87 OVR)

Christopher Nkunku is collecting special cards like there is no tomorrow, and that should continue on Friday.


The French midfielder has seven goals for Leipzig, who remain in with a chance of a UEL spot should they secure the third place spot in Group A.

Gaëtan Labore (85 OVR)

Rennes have been one of the surprise packages in the UEFA Conference League, securing the top spot in Group E with a game to spare.

They have Gaëtan Laborde to thank in large parts, with the French leading the inaugural Conference League competition with five goals.

Florian Wirtz (84 OVR)


Florian Wirtz has enjoyed a stellar 2021/22 campaign so far, picking up the Bundesliga Player of the Month award back in September.

But his European form has been equally impressive, with the highly-rated German youngster registering a Europa League high four assists for the Group G leaders.

Sebastian Haller (83 OVR)

Sebastian Haller has made light work of his debut UEFA Champions League campaign.

The Ajax forward has bagged an astonishing nine goals in his first five UCL matches, with the Dutch side maintaining a 100% record in the competition so far.

Karl Toko Ekambi (82 OVR)

Lyon have been one of the standout sides of the Europa League so far this season, winning all five of their Group A matches.

Toko Ekambi has been the star for the Ligue 1 side in that perfect run, leading the competition with six goals.

Patson Daka (81 OVR)

Leicester City have their Europa League fate in their own hands, leading Group C by one point with a game to go.


Patson Daka has been the go-to man in front of goal for the Foxes, with five goals in the competition so far.