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Football Manager 2017 Tactics

Football Manager 2017 Tactics

Find successful Football Manager 2017 tactics to download. Share your best FM 2017 tactics to help fellow managers struggling to create good FM17 tactics.
How to create a successful tactic on Football Manager
What makes a tactic successful? Which factors can we fine-tune until we get ourselves a tactic that works? What steps to take? This is what you’ll learn in this guide.

Suk Sam 3top v3 FM17 Tactic
Suk Sam 3top v3 FM17 Tactic
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Won the EPL with Swansea in 1st season using this very effective FM 2017 tactic; no transfer in either.
Wenger 3-4-3 Possession FM17 Tactic
Wenger 3-4-3 Possession FM17 Tactic
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This is a FM 2017 tactic I crafted by using Arsene Wenger's 3-4-3 system as inspiration. Averaging 55%+ possession with it.
Fenerbahce Attack Tactics 4-3-3
Fenerbahce Attack Tactics 4-3-3
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This FM 2017 tactic strengthens the midfield with the inside forwards, and at the same time creates room for the full backs. Tested with Fenerbahce.
Gav's Strikerless FM17 Tactic
Gav's Strikerless FM17 Tactic
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"Don't bore us, get to the chorus!" - A high pressing stikerless tactic for FM 2017, tested with Monaco.
Ofonime's RB Leipzig Asymmetrical FM17 Tactic
Ofonime's RB Leipzig Asymmetrical FM17 Tactic
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Designed for quick movement on and off the ball with control of the game. Team pressing allows the team to play together defensively and offensively. Finished 2nd with RB Leipzig in Bundesliga using this FM 2017 tactic.
Man City for the win
Man City for the win
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3 different tactics to use when playing at home, away or being the underdog. Explained + screenshots.
Pep Guardiola's "Juego di Posicion" with Barcelona
Pep Guardiola's "Juego di Posicion" with Barcelona
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An attempt to replicate the tactics FC Barcelona used during Guardiola's first campaign as head coach back in the 2008/09 season. Positional play for FM 2017 inspired by Johan Cruyff.
Arsenal 4-3-1-2 FM17 Tactic
Arsenal 4-3-1-2 FM17 Tactic
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An attacking tactic for FM 2017 with full back overlapping. Won EPL and UCL with Arsenal utilizing youth.
DJ Pizaro's 4-1-2-1-2 Possession
DJ Pizaro's 4-1-2-1-2 Possession
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This is a possession based tactic for FM 2017. You handle the ball more, create most chances & score most goals. The defense is top notch too.
The RaumDiamond - FM17 Tactic
The RaumDiamond - FM17 Tactic
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My own interpretation of the 442 Diamond & also my first ever strikerless system. A tactical innovation for Football Manager 2017.
Giant Killa 4-2-3-1
Giant Killa 4-2-3-1
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High-press, technical possession-style play. Resulting in lots of goals + chances! Led Brentford to a 8th place finish in PL within 2 seasons!
4-2-3-1 Unreal Attacking Style
4-2-3-1 Unreal Attacking Style
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A fast paced attacking tactic for FM 2017 that generates plenty of shots/goals. The defensive behaviour needs further tweaking.
Luis Enrique 3-4-3 Diamond for FM17
Luis Enrique 3-4-3 Diamond for FM17
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A set of tactics for FM17 developed to replicate the flexible 3-4-3 Diamond that Luis Enrique managed with Barcelona in some matches at the end of the 2016-17 season.
Total Football FM17 Tactic
Total Football FM17 Tactic
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A FM 2017 tactic featuring use of IWB's and a HB. Tactic covers short passing, well worked chances and goals from the front 3. A very creative and innovative tactic.
Brazil World Cup 2002 Winning Tactic
Brazil World Cup 2002 Winning Tactic
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A FM 2017 tactic of 2002 World Cup winners Brazil, whom strangely played a 3-4-3 formation with 7 defensively minded players yet delivered adventurous football.
Cruyff's Asymmetric Diamond for FM17
Cruyff's Asymmetric Diamond for FM17
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Here is my take on The Diamond System inspired by Johan Cruyff. A FM 2017 tactic built around the 3 P's; positioning, possession and pressure.
BVB INVINCIBLES 3-4-3 Heavy Metal Football
BVB INVINCIBLES 3-4-3 Heavy Metal Football
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I present you the BVB INVINCIBLES. A 3-4-3 high goal scoring tactic for FM 2017 that will enable you to play heavy metal football. Say hi to Klopp 2.0.
Attacking 4-1-4-1 DM Wide
Attacking 4-1-4-1 DM Wide
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Take your team to glory with this beastly formation for FM 2017. You need world class players to succeed. Tested with Real Madrid.
5-1-4-0 Strikerless Control
5-1-4-0 Strikerless Control
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3 centre backs, 2 complete wing backs, 1 centre midfielder and 4 attacking midfielders. Stability and reliability at the back and fluid attacks up front. Tested with AC Milan.
Asymmetric Bulldozer for FM17
Asymmetric Bulldozer for FM17
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The popular Asymmetric Bulldozer tactic revamped for FM 2017 from my success in FM15. It's only natural that I pay my respects to the creator. It's not mine, just recreated for FM17.
4-3-3 Possession & Positional Domination
4-3-3 Possession & Positional Domination
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FM 2017 tactic of Guardiola & Cruyff inspired fluid possession control & positional play with winning results.
Ferguson's Asymmetric 4-3-3 Man Utd 07/08
Ferguson's Asymmetric 4-3-3 Man Utd 07/08
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A replication of the tactic Sir Alex Ferguson used with Man Utd during the 07/08 season which helped them win the Premier League and Champions League. An attacking tactic for FM 2017.
Mladen 3-1-4-2 Control
Mladen 3-1-4-2 Control
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Huddersfield win Championship!!! Wells player of the year, top goalscorer and first in assists!!!
Conte's 3-4-3 Chelsea - FM17 Tactic
Conte's 3-4-3 Chelsea - FM17 Tactic
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Recreated the real-life tactics of Antonio Conte's Chelsea from the 2016-17 season. A fast paced control tactic for FM 2017. As featured on FM Scout's YouTube.
Lemonis' 4-2-3-1 Olympiakos FM17 Tactic
Lemonis' 4-2-3-1 Olympiakos FM17 Tactic
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Trying to replicate real life tactics of Takis Lemonis at Olympiacos during the 2016-17 season. A possession based tactic for FM 2017.
Lethal 4-3-3 FM17 Tactic
Lethal 4-3-3 FM17 Tactic
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A lethal tactic for FM 2017. Won the double with Barcelona (only lost twice during the La Liga season). Also went to Champions League final with AC Milan in my second season.
Jardim's Monaco FM17 Tactic
Jardim's Monaco FM17 Tactic
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The successful tactics of Leonardo Jardim at AS Monaco during the 2016-17 season, replicated for FM 2017.
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack
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This FM 2017 tactic was created to follow an offensive style. The entire team will try to attack. Tested with Man City.
Attacking 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric by Starfish
Attacking 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric by Starfish
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High tempo, lots of chances and more importantly LOTS of goal, this FM 2017 tactic has led me to back to back Champions Leagues and 3 Premier Leagues with West Ham.
2-3-2-1-2 Possession - FM17 Tactic
2-3-2-1-2 Possession - FM17 Tactic
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Lots of shots, possession, clear cut chances and a solid defence! Perfect build up! I need you to test this FM 2017 tactic, maybe it's plug and play!

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