Who should buy the Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground

The Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground is a wallet-friendly soccer cleat best for:

  • entry-level and experienced soccer players looking for a reliable cleat at an affordable price range
  • to play on natural grass and artificial turf surfaces

Innovative yet budget-friendly

The Three Stripes’ laceless revolution has shifted gear as it released its first lower tier laceless soccer cleat the Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground. 

Adidas initially applied the laceless design to their flagships, but now, the brand gives wearers the chance to experience this innovation at a more budget-friendly rate.

Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground offers a secure fit 

The highlight of these firm ground soccer shoes is their laceless construction. Utilizing an anatomically designed mesh material, the upper wraps around the foot for a secure, locked-in fit that eliminates the need for laces.

Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground offers a secure fit 

It also leaves added room for ball control. Additionally, the embossed details on the surface enhance the overall ball touch.

Upper material looks cheap and tacky 

However, some testers didn’t like the laceless design of these Predator soccer cleats, saying they offered little to no lockdown.

According to a few users, the material on the upper of these soccer shoes looked cheap and tacky.

Snug sock-like collar

For improved lockdown, Adidas has also fitted this cleat with a snug sock-like collar. This feature offers a seamless fit from the leg down to the foot.

Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground Snug sock-like collar

The anatomical heel shape works to give comfort and fit personalization, to some extent.

Good traction on grass and artificial turf 

For its base, this soccer cleat utilizes TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) material to make up its outsole.

The plate features hybrid studs arranged on the rear and the forefoot that supply traction on natural grass and artificial turf surfaces.

Adidas has released the Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground in the standard sizes for men, from 6.5 to 12. It comes in regular width and fits true to size. 

Secure, form-fitting upper

Despite not having laces, this soccer cleat offers a secure, locked-in fit owing to its form-fitting mesh upper and sock-like collar.

Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground Secure, form-fitting upper

The upper of the Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground wears a seamless construction that utilizes Primemesh material. This synthetic mesh molds to the foot for a comfortable and supportive fit. It also offers a soft touch on the ball. 

Solid ball control

The vamp features a textured detail that enhances ball control that is consistent with any weather condition.

As one of its highlights, this Predator model provides a laceless strike zone that allows for an expanded surface to manipulate the ball.

Durable outsole

Additionally, a sock-like collar runs from midfoot to the ankle, offering foot lockdown as well as stability.

The outsole of this laceless soccer cleat sports durable TPU material. Underneath, the soleplate has been equipped with specifically patterned hybrid studs on the rearfoot and forefoot. 

Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground is a grippy cleat 

These studs work to deliver the needed grip to pace through natural grass and artificial grass pitches.

Adidas Predator 19.3 Laceless Firm Ground grippy cleat 

This soccer cleat is available in an Active Red/Core Black colorway, which is part of the Initiator Pack.

Facts / Specs

Top: High
Surface: Firm Ground
Collection: Adidas Predator
Lacing System: Laceless
BRAND Brand: Adidas
Colorways: Red / Blue / White
SKUs: F99729 / F99730 / F99731

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Akshay Kumar Malhotra
Akshay Kumar Malhotra

Akshay is a former professional soccer player turned sports journalist. His passion for the sport led him to start writing about it, and he is now a published author across various sports websites, featured on TheSportster and Sportskeeda among others. After he retired from the Singapore professional soccer scene, Akshay formed his own amateur soccer club FC Banterbury, initially just for laughs. Safe to say, soccer is an integral part of Akshay's life, and soccer cleats in particular are an obsession for him.