7 Best Black Soccer Cleats For Women, 40+ Shoes Tested in 2022

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Black soccer cleats are a popular choice among women who want an elegant pair that matches well with other uniforms. Leading brands like Adidas, Nike, and Mizuno always have black versions in all of their releases. In fact, the black colorways are as numerous as there are soccer cleats on the market.

From Adidas Predator and Speedflow series to Nike Phantoms and the Mercurials, the women’s black options are pretty stacked with high-performance and reliable models. Depending on your playing style and the arena you’re playing, there’s a perfect pair for you.

With tons of great choices available, picking the most suitable pair can be downright overwhelming. To help you save time and make things easier, we’ve rounded up and reviewed for our top rankings the best women’s black soccer cleats out there. Head on below to see our favorites.

How we test soccer cleats

To identify the top picks, our team of wear testers at RunRepeat performs a battery of mechanical tests and real-world performance analysis. That means subjecting the shoes to the actual wear and tear and the pressures of playing the game. We also bring the shoes to our shoe lab for closer inspection of the materials and technologies used.

Here are the particular steps that we do:

  • We purchase with our own money the soccer cleats for our test sessions. This is to avoid sponsorship bias.
  • Wearing a particular model, soccer players in our team go play in actual games to determine the on-pitch performance, as well as the level of comfort, fit, and durability of the shoes.
  • We sit down with other experts and discuss key points in our gathered data to come up with our collective assessments.
  • We also take into account the testimonials given by pros and regular players.

Finally, for an easier browsing experience, we summarize the cons and pros and highlight the top-rated black soccer cleats for women. Based on the data above, our CoreScore will show the overall ratings (from 0-100) of all the models in the database.

Best women's black soccer cleats overall

Adidas Predator Freak+
Adidas Predator Freak+
£166

CoreScore

93
Superb!
4.7 / 5 from 84 users
90 / 100 from 5 experts

Pros

  • Reliable traction
  • Pain-free rides
  • Secure containment
  • Good materials
  • Lightness

Cons

  • Hard to put on
  • Break-in needed

Verdict

The Predator Freak+ from Adidas is well-received by soccer players. Though there's no mention of any particular feature that stands out, the shoe as a whole gets the job done so well, and it's all that matters. Indeed, it is a worthy follow-up to the hugely successful Predator Mutator.
Adidas Predator Freak+ full review

Best black Adidas soccer cleats for women

Adidas X Speedflow.1 FG
Adidas X Speedflow.1 FG
£109

CoreScore

85
Great!
4.2 / 5 from 90 users
95 / 100 from 2 experts

Pros

  • Comfortable padding
  • Natural touch
  • Glove-like fit
  • Light
  • Easy to break in

Cons

  • Durability issues
  • Expensive

Verdict

The Adidas X Speedflow.1 FG is pretty much like the more premium X Speedflow+ in terms of performance and reception. Adidas appears to have made a good move replacing the successful X Ghosted with this new series. Players just love this soccer cleat and can't stop raving about how comfortable and fun it is.
Adidas X Speedflow.1 FG full review

Best black firm ground soccer cleats for women

Nike Phantom GT Elite FG
Nike Phantom GT Elite FG
£146

CoreScore

88
Superb!
4.6 / 5 from 88 users
88 / 100 from 4 experts

Pros

  • Grippy studs
  • Great traction
  • Superb ball control
  • Allows efficient ball maneuvering
  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Fits as expected

Cons

  • Needs break in
  • Not for wide feet

Verdict

Nike went all-out in equipping the Phantom GT Elite with amazing techs. It is after all the fusion of two successful silos: the Phantom VSN and VNM. The added chops delivered as expected, and soccer players are happy with the shoe's amazing grip and ball control capabilities. It is light and comfortable. Hence, it is not so surprising that many have this on the list of their favoured soccer cleats.
Nike Phantom GT Elite FG full review

Best black Nike soccer cleats for women

Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 Elite FG
Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 Elite FG
£265

CoreScore

88
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 128 users
92 / 100 from 2 experts

Pros

  • Reliably grippy
  • Aptly textured for ball control
  • Comfortable fit
  • Feels really light on foot
  • Ensures a stable gait
  • Worth the investment
  • Secure lockdown
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Needs break-in
  • Less protection

Verdict

The Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 Elite FG is NOT a bad shoe at all, we just have to be clear on that. It just follows a considerably well-reviewed Superfly 7, and not all attempts at improvement translated to a significant performance uptick. Still, it's a good shoe and buying it won't be a bad move.
Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 Elite FG full review

Best black turf soccer cleats for women

Nike React Tiempo Legend 9 Pro TF
Nike React Tiempo Legend 9 Pro TF
£101

CoreScore

77
Good!
4.6 / 5 from 9 users
N/A

Pros

  • Balanced midsole
  • Incredible touch
  • Comfortable straight out of the box
  • Glove-like fit
  • Light

Cons

  • Durability concerns

Verdict

The Nike React Tiempo Legend 9 Turf is a suitable follow-up to the Legend 8. Ball touch and traction is much more pronounced, making this cleat such a perfect partner for players who want control on the pitch. This fits even those with wide foot, so it's truly not difficult to love this one.
Nike React Tiempo Legend 9 Pro TF full review

Best value black soccer cleats for women

Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 Pro FG
Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 Pro FG
£112

CoreScore

81
Good!
4.3 / 5 from 138 users
N/A

Pros

  • Dependable grip
  • Good ball touch
  • Comfortable insole
  • Supportive build
  • Springy outsole
  • Light construction
  • Stylish look

Cons

  • Rigid upper materials
  • Not for wide feet

Verdict

Like the Vapor 14 Elite version, the Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 Pro FG is a well-received shoe. It does not cost as much, but it delivers almost the same benefits. Does this mean that it can go head to head with the Elite? Of course not; the Elite's price still brings with it noticeable improvements. It's just that at its price, the Vapor 14 Pro manages to deliver superb quality and reliable performance.
Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 Pro FG full review