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FIFA 22 Ultimate Team Ligue 1 Player of the Month: October winner, SBC requirements & dates

Lucas Paqueta has won the Ligue 1 Player of the Month for October, here’s how to complete his FIFA 22 Ultimate Team SBC.

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Ligue 1 Player of the Month

The October Player of the Month for Ligue 1 has arrived in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team, and it’s Lyon’s Lucas Paqueta who has emerged victorious. Here are his FUT SBC requirements and a look ahead to the November nominees.

For all of its packs and wacky celebrations, FIFA 22 Ultimate Team is still heavily influenced by real on-the-pitch action.

Nowhere is this more obvious than in the constant rollout of performance-based special cards, such as Road to the Knockouts and the Team of the Week.

Much like the Bundesliga, Ligue 1 receives a regular Player of the Month in-game. For October, the winner is Lucas Paqueta of Lyon.

FIFA 22 Ligue 1 Player of the Month October winner

The Ligue 1 Player of the Month for October is Lucas Paqueta, after plenty of stunning displays for Lyon over the course of the month.

Deployed as a striker for much of the month, rather than his usual midfield role, the Brazilain has been pivotal in keeping Lyon in touch with the European spots.

He beat out Nice striker Andy Delort and Gaetan Laborde of Rennes to scoop the award and has now been awarded an SBC card in FIFA 22.

Player of the Month Paqueta requirements

POTM Paqueta walkout animation

To celebrate Paqueta’s performances in October, he has received an 86-rated striker card in Ultimate Team.

For a relatively modest rating, the card’s numbers are extremely well-rounded, although he may be better used as a midfielder thanks to his relatively low shooting stats.

EA is asking fans to complete three SBCs to earn POTM Paqueta, currently clocking in at around 160,000 coins to do from scratch.

Check out the full list of requirements below:

  • Top Form (1 x Prime Electrum Players Pack)
    • TOTW Players: Min. 1
    • Squad Rating: Min. 85
    • Team Chemistry: Min. 70
  • Ligue 1 (1 x Mixed Players Pack)
    • Ligue 1 Players: Min. 1
    • Squad Rating: Min. 84
    • Team Chemistry: Min 75
  • Brazil (1 x Small Prime Mixed Players Pack)
    • Brazil Players: Min. 1
    • TOTW Players: Min. 1
    • Squad Rating: Min. 83
    • Team Chemistry: Min 80

Ligue 1 Player of the Month SBC dates

POTM Paqueta stats

The SBC for Player of the Month Paqueta is available to complete for an entire month, meaning it will end on Saturday, December 18, 2021.

This gives players plenty of time to slowly work towards completing the challenges if they don’t have the players or coins right away.

Once the SBC expires, we expect it to be replaced by the winner of the November competition with a fresh set of requirements.

Ligue 1 Player of the Month November nominees

Mbappe in FIFA 22

The nominees for the November Player of the Month in the French league are still yet to be revealed.

Be sure to check back here at the beginning of December when the players in contention are set to the announced.


FIFA releases POTM cards for Ligue 1 throughout the season, so we’ll keep this page updated with the very latest nominees, winners, and SBC requirements.

For more on FIFA 22, check out our predictions for the next Team of the Week, as well as how to claim free Twitch Prime packs.

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