FIFA 22 Muriel & Darmian SBC: How to unlock the TWO new Showdown cards


EA has just released a brand new Showdown SBC in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team, with two brand new cards available to unlock!

Matteo Darmian and Luis Muriel have been pitted against each other ahead of the Serie A clash between Atalanta and Inter Milan this weekend.

So, check out the boosted cards and how you can add them to your FUT 22 squad right here.

Luis Muriel (OVR 87)

Start Date: Wednesday, 12 January

Expiry Date: Saturday, 15 January

SBC Requirements

You'll need to submit just two different squads in order to unlock the new 87-rated Showdown Luis Muriel card for your Ultimate Team.

The requirements are as follows:

Tactical Emulation

  • # of players from Atalanta BC: Min 1 
  • IF Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 82 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 75
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Small Prime Gold Players Pack

Serie A TIM

  • # of players from Serie A TIM: Min 1 
  • IF Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 86 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 65
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Rare Electrum Players Pack

Matteo Darmian (OVR 87)

Start Date: Wednesday, 12 January

Expiry Date: Saturday, 15 January

Once again, you'll need to submit just two different squads in order to unlock the new 87-rated Showdown Matteo Darmian card for your Ultimate Team.

The requirements are as follows:

Tactical Emulation

  • # of players from Inter: Min 1 
  • IF Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 82 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 75
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Premium Mixed Players Pack

Serie A TIM

  • # of players from Serie A TIM: Min 1 
  • IF Players: Min 1 
  • Squad Rating: Min 86 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 65
  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Pack Reward: Rare Electrum Players Pack

How do Showdown cards work?

FIFA 22 Showdown SBCs are a very simple, but very clever concept, that relies on real-world footballing fixtures and results to determine upgrades to cards.

To start off, 2 cards are released as Showdown SBCs for a limited time for an upcoming fixture, usually pitting two relatively equally matched teams against each other that have an interesting or important fixture upcoming.

FUT players can complete both SBCs if they wish if the cards are heavily upgraded from their base versions, or they can ‘bet’ on which teams they think will win the fixture by completing their SBC in hope of a further upgrade.

Once the SBC expires and the game is played, the Showdown SBC cards receive upgrades based on the result of the fixture.

For the team that wins the fixture, the corresponding Showdown SBC card in-game will receive a +2 OVR Upgrade, further boosting the card to new heights, while the card from the team that lost will remain the same rating.

If the fixture results in a draw, then both cards will receive a +1 OVR Upgrade.

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