2022/23 Match Attax: Guide, Best Cards, and Review

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Topps have just released the latest Match Attax collection for the 2022/23 season, boosted with the news that the chance of finding a signed card contained within has been increased significantly. 

This time, you’ll find a genuine autograph at a rate of 1 in 2,100, and Lionel Messi is a key player to make the checklist. There has been a slight increase in price, but it’s still a wallet-friendly option. We grabbed a couple of the boxes to see what all the fuss was about. 

As well as a guide taking you through the various new subsets, we’ll be looking at the coveted 22/23 Match Attax autos and patches that make up the most valuable cards from the set. 

We’ve included a checklist for the 2022/23 Match Attax autos, as well as showing off what we pulled from our boxes. Let’s get started with this 2022/23 Match Attax review. 

2022/23 Match Attax: Key Stats 

Our 22/23 Match Attax guide takes you through what you need to know about the UK set, which has seen a number of quality of life improvements since last year. 

Boxes are significantly bigger than they were for 2021/22 Take a look at each one side by side to get an idea of the difference. (This year’s box is also more expensive.) 

Here are key stats and info for the latest 2022/23 Match Attax collection:

  • Release date: August, 2022
  • RRP: £64.80 per box, or £2 per pack 
  • Setup: 36 packets of Match Attax 22/23 per box (432 cards) 12 cards per packet
  • Configuration: Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League cards
  • Misc: 5 lucky golden tickets to be found inside random packs
  • Black Edge Edition cards, Genuine Autograph combo cards, Relic cards, Pro-Elite Chrome Shield cards, Crystal Parallels and Chrome Preview cards
  • The collection also features Legends, Match Attax 15th Anniversary Heritage cards, Chrome Shield cards, Crystal Parallels and Prismatic cards alongside 100 Club and the Unbeatable 100 Club card

A copy of the Jude Bellingham Black Black Edge Edition card.

2022/23 Match Attax: Best Cards

The ‘best’ cards from the set have to be the autos, especially if you’re looking for the most valuable 2022/23 Match Attax cards. 

  1. 2022/23 Match Attax Autos (eBay)

The auto set contains massive hits like Lionel Messi and Pedri. You’ll find one signature in every 2,100 packs on average, which means they’re going to be some of the rarest Match Attax collectibles ever produced. As of now, we’ve yet to see one come up on the market. Let us know if you’ve managed to pack one, or if you’ve picked one up!

  • Parallels: Mirror #/25, Rainbow #/10, Gold Rainbow 1/1

Check prices of 2022/23 Match Attax Autos on eBay

  1. 2022/23 Match Attax Dual Autos (eBay)

Vinicius Jr, Neymar Jr, Ansu Fati, Jude Bellingham. Some of the names featured on the dual autographs are massive within the world of football, and have to be seen as some of the best Match Attax cards ever released. 

Once again, there’s only a trio of numbered parallels to chase, including a Rainbow version which is a one of one. We expect these to be just as difficult to locate as the autos seen above. 

  • Parallels: Mirror #/25, Rainbow #/10, Gold Rainbow 1/1 

Check prices of 2022/23 Match Attax Dual Autos on eBay

2022/23 Match Attax: Auto Checklist 

Here’s the 2022/23 Match Attax autograph checklist in full:

Genuine Autograph Checklist

  • AC-AE Anthony Elanga – Manchester United
  • AC-AH Achraf Hakimi – Paris Saint-Germain
  • AC-ANG Angeliño – RB Leipzig
  • AC-ANT Anthony – AFC Ajax
  • AC-AS Alex Sandro – Juventus
  • AC-CA Casemiro – Real Madrid CF
  • AC-DB Daniel Braganca – Sporting CP
  • AC-DS Dominik Szoboszlai – RB Leipzig
  • AC-EC Eduardo Camavinga – Real Madrid CF
  • AC-ESR Emile Smith-Rowe – Arsenal
  • AC-FT Ferran Torres – FC Barcelona
  • AC-JF Joao Felix – Atlético de Madrid
  • AC-KDB Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City
  • AC-KT Kenneth Taylor – AFC Ajax
  • AC-LM Lionel Messi – Paris Saint-Germain
  • AC-MA Marco Asensio – Real Madrid CF
  • AC-MAR Lautaro Martinez – Inter Milan
  • AC-MD Mahmoud Dahoud – Borussia Dortmund
  • AC-MR Marco Reus – Borussia Dortmund
  • AC-MTS Marc-Andre Ter Stegen – FC Barcelona
  • AC-NF Nacho Fernandez – Real Madrid CF
  • AC-NG Nico Gonzalez – FC Barcelona
  • AC-NM Matheus Nunes – Sporting CP
  • AC-NME Nuno Mendes – Paris Saint-Germain
  • AC-PED Pedri – FC Barcelona
  • AC-PK Pierre Kalulu – AC Milan
  • AC-RD Ruben Dias – Manchester City
  • AC-RM Riyad Mahrez – Manchester City
  • AC-RS Ryan Sessegnon – Tottenham Hotspur
  • AC-RV Raphaël Varane – Manchester United
  • AC-SG Serge Gnabry – FC Bayern München
  • AC-TM Thomas Muller – FC Bayern München
  • Parallels: Mirror #/25, Rainbow #/10, Gold Rainbow 1/1

Genuine Autograph Combo Checklist

  • ACC-DA Sergiño Dest / Jordi Alba – FC Barcelona
  • ACC-DF Memphis Depay / Ansu Fati – FC Barcelona
  • ACC-GK Leon Goretzka / Joshua Kimmich – FC Bayern München
  • ACC-KV Toni Kroos / Federico Valverde – Real Madrid CF
  • ACC-MV Harry Maguire / Raphaël Varane – Manchester United
  • ACC-NM Neymar Jr / Nuno Mendes – Paris Saint-Germain
  • ACC-RB Marco Reus / Jude Bellingham – Borussia Dortmund
  • ACC-SDB Bernardo Silva / Kevin de Bruyne – Manchester City
  • ACC-SL Dominik Szoboszlai / Konrad Laimer – RB Leipzig
  • ACC-TH Sandro Tonali / Theo Hernandez – AC Milan
  • ACC-UH Dayot Upamecano / Lucas Hernandez – FC Bayern München
  • ACC-VDG Virgil Van Dijk / Joe Gomez – Liverpool
  • ACC-VR Vinicius Jr / Rodrygo – Real Madrid CF
  • Parallels: Mirror #/25, Rainbow #/10, Gold Rainbow 1/1

2022/23 Match Attax: What We Packed 

As you might have guessed, we packed a healthy selection of parallels as there were an average of three per box, including a Black Edge Edition card, and a couple of Pro-Elite Chrome Shields.

They’re not worth much, but the designs have improved since last year. The Chrome Shields feel sturdier, while the 100 Club cards look better. (You’ll see Kylian Mbappe’s 100 Club card in the image above.)

Of course, we were always unlikely to hit an auto, and we ended up empty handed in that respect. However, it wasn’t disappointing to open the packs and check out the collection of new inserts and subsets, and it’s still wallet friendly. 

2022/23 Match Attax: Overall

2022/23 Match Attax boxes are more expensive than last year, but it’s still an entry-level set which is fun to rip in bulk. 

It contains the best players who ply their trade in Europe, and includes Messi autographs, dual signatures, and a range of improvements compared to 2021/22. 

We’re big fans of the budget Match Attax set, but it probably isn’t going to be the best option in terms of values in the future. 

The card designs are still a bit too busy, while only the rare autos and patches look to be a viable long term hold. 

Published by James Milin-Ashmore

Journalism gradate, freelance writer. Sports, tech, online security, collectibles.

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