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4-3-2-1 / 4-3-3 Possession Tactic

High Possession, Clinical Finishing, Solid Defence.

By Updated on Oct 09, 2013   86371 views   3 comments
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FM 2013 Tactics - 4-3-2-1 / 4-3-3 Possession Tactic
The formation is fairly simple, a 4-3-3 / 4-3-2-1 involving a defensive midfielder and a pair of inside forwards. The key element in this tactic is the trequartista, he’s the man who will have the most chances and probably score the most goals. The two central midfielders are also very important as they will hold the team together on both ends of the pitch. The full backs are also quite important on both ends as they will often support the attack and even move into the penalty area to score their own goals.

Results for my England Team:

The team instructions screenshot is fairly self-explanatory: fluid style, attacking strategy, short passing, lots of creative freedom, aggressive when it comes to pressing, the players are allowed to roam from their positions (especially the attacking trio), a fairly high defensive line.


Please note: there also are some individual player instructions set, mostly restricting their shooting from distance and tweaking their passing style. You also have to know that there is no designated playmaker and no designated target man.

I haven’t played a full season before posting, I have played just three games. But I am confident that this will get great results for a whole season. I haven't had less that 65% possession in the 3 games and a highest of 82%.




How to install the tactic in FM 2013
1. Put the downloaded file into this folder: Documents>Sports Interactive>Football Manager 2013>tactics
2. Start your game and go to your team’s tactics screen.
3. Click on the little arrow located to the right of your starting tactic name, move your mouse cursor over “archived tactics” and select “4-3-2-1 Possession? from the menu.

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