Chelsea striker and Arsenal playmaker star in FIFA 15 team of the week

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EA have revealed the latest FIFA Ultimate Team team of the week, featuring key players from Arsenal, Chelsea and a high-flying ex-Manchester United man.


Chelsea's star striker Diego Costa was once again in tremendous form on their weekend trip to Wales where they smashed Swansea City 5-0. As a result of his performance, EA have awarded him his second inform card of the season, and he has the highest rating of all this week's star-11 with an overall of 87.

The Spaniard was found by Fabregas with acres of space in the Swansea box for Chelsea's second of the game, and was gifted his second and Chelsea's third by Swansea defender Federico Fernandez. The Argentine allowed Costa to pick up his awful backpass and slot the ball past the despairing Lukasz Fabianski.

Costa rounded off a fine display by assisting Brazilian playmaker Oscar for his second of the game, making the score 4-0 at the time.

Arsenal's little magician Santi Cazorla is the second standout Premier League man that features. The Spanish playmaker was in phenomenal form for the Gunners in their surprise 2-0 win over reigning champions Manchester City.

Cazorla duly dispatched a spot-kick to send Arsenal one-up after Vincent Kompany was adjudged to have tripped Nacho Monreal. He turned provider to seal all three points for Arsene Wenger's side by landing a free-kick right on the head of Olivier Giroud, who nodded home from close range.

It is also the 30-year-old's second inform of the season and he has been awarded an 86 overall central-midfield card, which is a position change and a boost of two ratings compared to his standard card.

New Southampton winger Eljero Elia and Crystal Palace's Dwight Gayle also make appearances on this week's substitutes' bench. Also Manchester United supporters will be gutted to see 'The one that got away' in Paul Pogba receiving his second inform of the season; he is now rated at 85 overall.

See below for the full FIFA Ultimate Team team of the week first 11 and their ratings.

GK - Przemyslaw Tyton 78 - Elche

LB - Jefferson Nascimento 77 - Sporting

CB - Karim Rekik 74 - PSV

RB - Adam Matthews 72 - Celtic

RM - Eduardo Salvio 80 - Benfica

CM - Daniel Parejo 81- Valencia

CM - Santi Cazorla 86 - Arsenal

CM - Ivan Rakitic 85 - Barcelona

CM - Paul Pogba 85 - Juventus

ST - Diego Costa 87 - Chelsea

ST - Lucas Barrios 77 - Montpellier

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