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4-1-2-3 Asymmetrical Bulldozer - RetroTactic

I redesigned the Asymmetrical Bulldozer tactic from FM15 in this year's game for Standard Liege. Won the League comfortably after a 6th place prediction.

By on Dec 17, 2022   21178 views   2 comments
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Football Manager 2023 Tactics - 4-1-2-3 Asymmetrical Bulldozer - RetroTactic
I tweaked the player roles for this tactic to include more solid roles that can cover defensively. I swapped the complete wingbacks with a Fullback on attack at leftback and a wingback on support at right-back. I retained the central defenders and the standard goalkeeper is now a sweeper keeper in support.

safe to say this tactic is not recommended for lower league sides, but if you do get a chance to try it with one of those, let me know how it goes. In central midfield there is a box to box midfielder and a wide playmaker on the left who drifts into the central position to help out in midfield. In the defensive midfield role, there's an anchor protecting the defence and he gets some help from the box to box midfielder.

In attack, a combination of a shadow striker, winger and deep-lying forward are responsible for creating chances, and scoring goals. The wide-playmaker creates chances from deeper areas for these three up front.

The team's objective is to control possession without relying on short passing and low tempo style of play. The combination of roles and team instructions allow the team to retain possession and control games.

Let me know how this tactic goes, and if you have any questions you can leave them in the comments. I'll reach out to you.

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Discussion: 4-1-2-3 Asymmetrical Bulldozer - RetroTactic

2 comments have been posted so far.

  • DarkHorseFM's avatar
    @ScheveStek, No this is not a direct football tactic.
    It’s similar to Vertical Tiki Taka or High press domination tactic. That’s the style of play for this tactic.
  • ScheveStek's avatar
    Nice one! Finally someone who's using the greatest team in the world :)

    Edit: Quick question, is this "direct football" as the boards requests? They are always complaining i'm not playing direct football...
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