Goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team have two critical roles. The first obvious one is to act as the shot-stopper, shielding all types of shots ranging from volleys, dead balls, trivelas, outside the box, etc. The second, often overlooked, is to initiate counterattacks through their ball distribution and ability to play out of pressure. This is where their kicking and positioning stats come in handy. Here are some of the best goalkeepers one can find in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.
While whether you concede a goal or not usually comes down to your personal ability, having a good shot-stopper certainly helps your chances of keeping the ball out of the net. So be sure to have these guys in your squad. You can also check out my guides on other positions such as midfield, defense and attack to further build your FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.
The Belgian Wall is the highest-rated goalie in this year’s edition of FIFA. This comes as no surprise after a memorable UCL campaign with Los Blancos, where he was arguably their most important player. With swift reflexes and brilliant positioning, Courtois won’t be letting much past him.
While no longer as acrobatic as he used to be, the German machine, widely regarded as the greatest goalkeeper of all time, is still the joint highest in the FIFA 23 goalie ratings. This is a testament to the fact that even when not at his best, he still competes with the best. He is one of the best distributors of the ball. This will be very useful if you are being pressed by the opposition and want to launch a quick counterattack.
Arguably the most important Atletico Madrid in recent times, Jan Oblak has been amongst the best keepers in the world for several years. His top-notch handling means that he will be able to deal with even the strongest of shots and reduce chances of giving an easy rebound to an opponent striker, while his brilliant reflexes will help with acrobatic saves of all manner.
The Premier League’s best, Ederson, is the best ball-playing goalkeeper in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team. This is represented through his Goalkeeper Kicking rating of 93, which allows him to swiftly distribute the ball around the park with precision and accuracy. This will fit in perfectly with your playstyle if it’s based on possession and ball circulation, as you’ll be able to build out from the back. His reflexes and positioning are not half-bad either, meaning he is a well-rounded keeper in your squad.
The Brazilian shot-stopper is often Liverpool’s savior under challenging circumstances, and you often wonder where they would be without him. While having the same overall rating as his compatriot Ederson, his importance can be seen from the fact that he is favored over him in the national team. With high ratings in all important categories, you can never go wrong with having Allison in your FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.
That’s about it for this FIFA 23 Ultimate Team guide on the best goalkeepers in the game.