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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.

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.
3-4-2-1 Conte/Guardiola/ MrLister's Revolutionary Football
3-4-2-1 Conte/Guardiola/ MrLister's Revolutionary Football
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If you are playing with team that has weak DL/DR, and that your team is mid table/ top half, than this tactic will change your life!
Sarri 4-3-1-2 Empoli Tactic FM17
Sarri 4-3-1-2 Empoli Tactic FM17
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A tactic for FM 2017 created to replicate Sarri's Empoli style of play.
Underdog 4-2-3-1 Tactic by Victor2248
Underdog 4-2-3-1 Tactic by Victor2248
7691   1506   1  
A superb formation with stability in the defence and on the midfield, creating plenty of chances and maintaining ball possession. Ideal for underdog teams!
Recreating Pep Guardiola's Manchester City - FM17 Tactic
Recreating Pep Guardiola's Manchester City - FM17 Tactic
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My recreation of Pep Guardiola's Inverted-Wing-Back tactic which he has used at Manchester City during the 2016-17 season.
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 17.3
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 17.3
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A working 4-2-4 for Football Manager 17.3 developed live on stream. Inspired by Leicester's 2016 style. Playing defensively an otherwise attacking formation.
Attacking 4-3-3 by Victor2248
Attacking 4-3-3 by Victor2248
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Attacking football, with a decent amount of chances per game and freedom to change the tactic, based on the opposition teams' playing style. Best when playing a top club!
Fatih Terim 4-3-1-2 Galatasaray
Fatih Terim 4-3-1-2 Galatasaray
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Fatih Terim is a very aggressive attacking manager. He says, ''Sometimes courageous losses are more important than cowardly victories.''
Complete 4-3-3 Tactics Final
Complete 4-3-3 Tactics Final
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Tactical overhaul, two tactics included (433 DM and 433 AM).
Unstoppable Tottenham - FM17 Tactics
Unstoppable Tottenham - FM17 Tactics
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A set of 3 FM 2017 tactics for teams with a strong and versatile midfield, with players who can rotate easily between positions. Tested with Tottenham.
High Pressure 5-2-2-1 FM17 Tactic
High Pressure 5-2-2-1 FM17 Tactic
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The best tactic I've created on FM 2017. It's based on very high pressure with many players in the middle. Very good balance and the wingbacks exploiting the flanks.
AlexC's Liverpool Tactic FM17
AlexC's Liverpool Tactic FM17
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A simple possession (over 65%) tactic for FM 2017 with very solid defense, fluid shape with some player instructions on free roles and set pieces ready.
Marcelo Bielsa - FM17 Tactics - Lille Revival 17/18?
Marcelo Bielsa - FM17 Tactics - Lille Revival 17/18?
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A tactical overview on how to emulate the tactics of Marcelo Bielsa in the Football Manager 2017 match engine. Plus the tactic file itself.
Marco Silva - Hull City - FM17 Tactic
Marco Silva - Hull City - FM17 Tactic
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A tactical overview on how to emulate the tactics of Marco Silva in the Football Manager 2017 match engine. Plus the tactic file itself.
4-4-2 Diamond Narrow Possession
4-4-2 Diamond Narrow Possession
7080   1422  
An attacking possession based tactic for FM 2017. Tested with Blackburn Rovers.
4-3-1-2 Wingerless Possesion FM17 Tactic
4-3-1-2 Wingerless Possesion FM17 Tactic
13713   2052   1  
This FM 2017 tactic aims to dominate the central areas using short patient passing to open teams up. Tested with Oxford United.
4-3-2-1 ForeChecking FM17 Tactic
4-3-2-1 ForeChecking FM17 Tactic
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Not a simple tactic. Forechecking is a complete game system with a very unique philosophy. First used on 1999-2000 Euro League & Super Cup Winner Galatasaray.
Sarri 4-3-3 Napoli - FM17 Tactic
Sarri 4-3-3 Napoli - FM17 Tactic
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Emulating the tactic that Maurizio Sarri is using at SSC Napoli this season (2016-17). A very fluid counter tactic for FM 2017.
Rui Vitoria 4-4-2 Benfica - FM17 Tactic
Rui Vitoria 4-4-2 Benfica - FM17 Tactic
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An asymmetric control tactic for FM 2017, aiming to replicate Rui Vitoria's style of play at Benfica.
El Loco Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics FM17
El Loco Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics FM17
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Marcelo Bielsa's philosophy 3-3-3-1 has revolutionised the football scene with his direct, attractive pressing style. 3 variations of the 3-3-3-1 formation for FM 2017.
SCT 4-3-3 / 4-5-1 Attacking Possession - 17.3 Update
SCT 4-3-3 / 4-5-1 Attacking Possession - 17.3 Update
23534   4403   1  
An update to beloved Scholes Can't Tackle for the 17.3 patch. Heavy possession based tactic for FM 2017 with enough risk/reward to play on any occasion.
Goruggio's 3-1-3-2-1 FM17 Tactic
Goruggio's 3-1-3-2-1 FM17 Tactic
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A balanced offensive tactic for FM 2017. Based on passing more and creating clear cut chances. Tested with Ajax.
Diego Simeone 4-4-2 Atletico Tactics FM17
Diego Simeone 4-4-2 Atletico Tactics FM17
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A very fluid control FM 2017 tactic inspired by Diego Simeone's 4-4-2 under Atletico Madrid. 2 variations included; strikerless with SS and with DLF strikers.
Lower League to Top Flight - FM17 Tactics
Lower League to Top Flight - FM17 Tactics
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Here's the 3 tactics I used in my last save with Real Massamá (Portuguese 3rd Division), managed to qualify for the UEFA Europa League in the 5th season.
4-4-2 Diamond v2 - FM17 Tactic
4-4-2 Diamond v2 - FM17 Tactic
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A fluid attacking FM 2017 tactic that utilizes fast tempo and short passing. Tested twice with Benfica.
Unbelievable 5-2-3
Unbelievable 5-2-3
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I have downloaded and tweaked several FM 2017 tactics from this site and the end result has given amazing results.
3-4-1-2 Unbeaten SCP
3-4-1-2 Unbeaten SCP
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Winning all with Sporting (SCP): Portuguese League (unbeaten), Taça de Portugal, UEFA Champions League. A very fluid control tactic for FM 2017.
Carcam's 4-3-2-1 Counter
Carcam's 4-3-2-1 Counter
5605   1382   1  
A counter tactic for FM 2017 that worked great with my Ebbsfleet side, winning 4 promotions in a row exceeding expectations.
Ashwin's 4-3-3 Possession
Ashwin's 4-3-3 Possession
7448   1707   5  
A perfect possession based tactic for FM 2017 with attacking dominance.
5-2-2-1 Counter Attack
5-2-2-1 Counter Attack
4010   913   1  
A 5-2-2-1 counter attacking tactic for FM 2017 which I created in my Spurs season. Winning the League in my 1st season, losing only 4 games and conceding 13.

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