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Best Defenders in FIFA 23 (CB, LB, RB, LWB, and RWB)

In FIFA 23, defending is essential to avoid your opponent from scoring.

In all cases, you need to take possession of the ball.

There are a total of 5 defensive positions in FIFA 23.

This includes center-back, left-back, right-back, left wing back, and right wing back.

The defence rankings in this article are based on the official FIFA 23 ratings database provided by EA Games.

In this article, you’ll learn the best defenders in FIFA 23 based on their defence rating and position (CB, LB, RB, LWB, and RWB).

Best defenders in FIFA 23

Top 10 defenders in FIFA 23 (based on their defense rating):

  • Virgil Van Dijk (CB) – 91 (Liverpool)
  • Marquinhos (CB) – 89 (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (CB) – 88 (Chelsea)
  • Milan Skriniar (CB) – 88 (Inter Milan)
  • Ruben Dias (CB) – 88 (Manchester City)
  • Joel Matip (CB) – 87 (Liverpool)
  • Mats Hummels (CB) – 87 (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Stefan De Vrij (CB) – 87 (Atlético de Madrid)
  • Thiago Silva (CB) – 87 (Chelsea)
  • Alessandro Bastoni (CB) – 86 (Inter Milan)

Best CB (Center Back) in FIFA 23

Top 10 center backs in FIFA 23 (based on their overall rating):

  • Virgil Van Dijk – 90 (Liverpool)
  • Marquinhos – 88 (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Ruben Dias – 88 (Manchester City)
  • Antonio Rudiger – 87 (Real Madrid)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly – 87 (Chelsea)
  • Aymeri Claporte – 86 (Manchester City)
  • Thiago Silva – 86 (Chelsea)
  • David Alaba – 86 (Inter Milan)
  • Milan Skriniar – 86 (Inter Milan)
  • Niklas Sule – 85 (Borussia Dortmund)

Best LB (Left Back) in FIFA 23

Top 10 left backs in FIFA 23 (based on their overall rating):

  • Joao Cancelo – 88 (Manchester City)
  • Andrew Robertson – 87 (Liverpool)
  • Theo Hernandez – 85 (AC Milan)
  • Jordi Alba – 85 (Barcelona)
  • Marcos Acuna – 85 (Sevilla)
  • Alphonso Davies – 84 (Bayern Munich)
  • Ferland Mendy – 83 (Real Madrid)
  • Yuri Berchiche – 82 (Sevilla)
  • Grimaldo – 82 (Benfica)
  • Lucas Digne – 82 (Aston Villa)

Best RB (Right Back) in FIFA 23

Top 10 right backs in FIFA 23 (based on their overall rating):

  • Trent Alexander-Arnold – 87 (Liverpool)
  • Kyle Walker – 85 (Manchester City)
  • Achraf Hakimi – 84 (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Carvajal – 84 (Real Madrid)
  • Kieran Trippier – 84 (Newcastle United)
  • Juan Cuadrado – 83 (Juventus)
  • Ricardo Pereira – 83 (Leicester City)
  • Jesus Navas – 83 (Sevilla)
  • Giovannidi Lorenzo – 82 (Juventus)
  • Noussair Mazraoui – 82 (Bayern Munich)

Best LWB (Left Wing Back) in FIFA 23

Top 10 left wing backs backs in FIFA 23 (based on their overall rating):

  • Angelino – 83 (Hoffenheim)
  • Robin Gosens – 82 (Inter Milan)
  • Leonardo Spinazzola – 82 (Roma)
  • Ben Chilwell – 82 (Chelsea)
  • David Raum – 81 (RB Leipzig)
  • Reguilon – 80 (Atlético Madrid)
  • Davide Zappacosta – 79 (Atalanta)
  • Jonny – 79 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • Federico Dimarco – 78 (Inter Milan)
  • Iago – 77 (Augsburg)

Best RWB (Right Wing Back) in FIFA 23

Top 10 right wing backs in FIFA 23 (based on their overall rating):

  • Reece James – 84 (Chelsea)
  • Denzel Dumfries – 82 (Intr Milan)
  • Pedro Porro – 81 (Sporting CP)
  • Rick Karsdorp – 80 (Roma)
  • Hans Hateboer – 80 (Atalanta)
  • Jonathan Clauss – 80 (Marseille)
  • Nelson Semedo – 80 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • Matteo Darmian – 80 (Inter Milan)
  • Nordi Nukiele – 79 (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Marco Davide Faroni – 78 (Hellas Verona)

Who’s the best defender in FIFA 23?

Best defender in FIFA 23

The best defender in FIFA 23 is Virgil Van Dijk who has a defence score of 91.

He plays as a centre-back for Liverpool, the Premier League club.

Van Dijk is known as one of the best defenders in the world.

He won the Scottish Premiership,  Scottish League Cup, UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, and many others.

Who’s the best LB in FIFA 23?

Best LB in FIFA 23

The best LB (Left Back) in FIFA 23 is Joao Cancelo who has an overall score of 88.

He plays as a left back for Manchester City, the Premier League Club.

Cancelo is aruguably the best full-backs in the world.

He won two Premier League titles and a League Cup with Manchester City.

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