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FIFA 19 Ultimate Team of the Week: Lukaku and Van Dijk lead star-studded squad

18:19 GMT+3 17/10/2018
Romelu Lukaku Belgium 2018
The Belgian forward and Dutch centre-back headline a squad loaded with big names following a number of international matches

Romelu Lukaku and Virgil van Dijk lead the way in the latest FIFA 19 Team of the Week in Ultimate Team.

This week's team is based heavily around the international break, with Lukaku scoring twice against Switzerland in Nations League play to headline the squad.

For his part, Van Dijk scored a goal of his own while marshalling a clean sheet against Germany in one of the more talked-about fixtures of the international break.

The two aren't the only Premier League stars in the fold, though, with Eric Bailly, Bernardo Silva, Marko Arnautovic and Aleksandr Mitrovic also being named to the Week 5 squad.

Serie A was also well-represented with Juventus leading the charge as expected. Wojciech Szczesny was awarded an in-form item despite a pair of Nations League defeats while team-mate Alex Sandro's goal against Saudi Arabia earned the Brazilian the nod.

As for those not involved in international soccer, two MLS representatives were named to the squad in Los Angeles FC's Carlos Vela as well as the Philadelphia Union's Borek Dockal as both clubs push towards the playoffs.

See the full squad below...


STARTING XI

GK - Wojciech Szczęsny - Juventus
LB - Alex Sandro - Juventus
CB - Virgil van Dijk - Liverpool
CB - Eric Bailly - Manchester United
RM - James Rodriguez - Bayern Munich
CAM - Carlos Vela - Los Angeles FC
CM - Ruslan Malinovskyi - Genk
CDM - Ole Kristian Senaes - Saint-Etienne
ST - Romelu Lukaku - Manchester United
RW- Bernardo Silva - Manchester City
ST - Marko Arnautovic - West Ham


BENCH

GK - Ciprian Tatarusani - Nantes
CB - Ramy Bensebaini - Stade Rennais 
CAM - Borek Dockal - Philadelphia Union
ST - Omar Al Soma - Al Ahli
ST - Odion Ighalo -  Changchun Yatai
ST - Aleksandar Mitrovic - Fulham
ST - Goran Pandev - Genoa
 


RESERVES

CB - Roman Neustadter - Fenerbahce
LB - Benjami Kololli - Zurich
CM - Pedro Aquino - Leon
ST - Carlos Fernandez - Deportvo la Coruna
ST - Reggie Lambe - Cambridge United