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FM17 Tactic: Pass 2 Win - Goals Galore

A 4-3-2-1 Christmas tree tactic for Football Manager 2017. Midfielders (MCs & AMCs) passing the ball around, creating chances and scoring goals. By VincelaBera.

By Updated on Nov 09, 2016   31660 views   5 comments
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Football Manager 2017 Tactics - FM17 Tactic: Pass 2 Win - Goals Galore
Since its almost Christmas, I've decided to upload my spin on the well known Christmas tree formations, but with a little twist.
I've developed the tactic over a couple of seasons at SC Heerenveen.

Keys to success using this formation:
- Have attacking Full Backs, who can cross and shoot.
- Midfielder on playmaker roles, for extra passing and chance creation.
- Narrow tactic, so a lot of short passing around trying to create a chance by either a distance shot or a through ball to the lone striker, but with forward pushing Full Backs to give the tactic/team some needed width.
- Striker with great passing, teamwork and anticipation seems best suited for this tactic.
- Defense can be shady in numbers, so i suggest using physically strong and fast defenders with at least decent positioning.

This is what the tactic looks like on the pitch:


And here are some results i got at SC Heerenveen using this tactic:


An example of the passing leading to a goal video, video got cut short by FM a lot more passing leading up to the moment the video cuts in:


Any suggestions, questions or tips are very welcome, just send me a message or leave a comment.
Goals Galore!

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Downloads: 5565 / Size: 40.4 kB / Added: 2016-11-02
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Discussion: FM17 Tactic: Pass 2 Win - Goals Galore

5 comments have been posted so far.

  • xVaamp's avatar
    Okay gonna give it a go thanks!
  • VincelaBera's avatar
    Opposition instructions i leave mostly to my assistant yes.. sometimes i change it during matches when against players that are performing well for the opposition
  • xVaamp's avatar
    Do you use any OI's or just leave it to your assistant?
  • VincelaBera's avatar
    Versatile.. or whatever you prefer
  • kenneth11's avatar
    looks good, what attributes would you suggest for the three central midfielders? More attacking or defensive?
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