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MP High Octane Vertical Football // FM22 Tactics

A set of 3 tactics (3-5-2 | 3-4-1-2 | 3-4-3) created for FM21 latest patch and current FM22 patch.

By on Feb 06, 2022   14647 views   2 comments
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Football Manager 2022 Tactics - MP High Octane Vertical Football // FM22 Tactics
Hello fellow managers, so I just decided to post and share my tactics.

I've been using them since the last FM21 patch and current patch on FM22, nothing really changed in the tactics, just a nuance in the 3-4-3 with the WCB. I do not recommend using the WCB in this 3-5-2, only in the 3-4-3.


The Tactics

3-5-2 (main one)



Some guidelines for some positions (VERY IMPORTANT!)

GK - Good Long Range Passing Ability

WB(R)(L) - Pace, Strength, Resistance, Dribbling, Crossing, Good Defensive abilities all round

CD - Tall, Strong, Pace, Good passing ability

DM - Tall, Strong, Pace, Good passing ability

CM (L) - He's your number 8, the lung of the team, he needs to fit the needs of a box-to-box midfielder, the reason why I chose the generic CM role instead of the B2B was that in some matches I need a more creative player in that position and a generic role lets me play more with players traits and profile.

CM (R) - He's your creative outlet. Pace, strong on the ball, good dribbler, passer, crosser, you can even adapt a winger in this position if he has the mental stats for it. (These are the ones who will also play behind the striker in the 3-4-3)

CF - Like the role suggests, he's complete, needs to be good on the ball, but he also needs to have a good physical ability, not only is he important in providing precision and decision making moments in attack he also provides alongside with the AF a strong first press (Doesn't work so well in FM22, although the latest patch did find some improvements as we are being able to create problems again with the press)

AF - He and the CF will be making a lot of counter movements, making the defenders "dance" from position. The AF is a strong, quick and physically imposing player, tall, and with the plus of being a decent crosser at least since he is going to be making a lot of movements on the wing, trying to stretch that defensive line.

I use the 3-5-2 against teams who use an offensive mid.

3-4-3 vs 3-4-3 or 4-3-3

3-4-1-2 vs. 4-4-2 or lower league sides (switch back to the 3-5-2 if the opponent is causing problems)

The video is from FM21, but you get the general idea even for 22.

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Discussion: MP High Octane Vertical Football // FM22 Tactics

2 comments have been posted so far.

  • miguelpalma92's avatar
    @aeu0406 Obrigado! Ahm.... o 20 se bem me recordo tem alguns problemas de uso do corredor central no engine, não sei até que ponto isso não ia afectar um pouco a tactica. Mas tentaria ir com os roles genericos na mesma e veres como evolui a partir daí, no caso do Av Completo, tenta primeiro o Av Trabalhador a ver se tens melhores resultados no FM20. A nivel treino, no inicio da epoca em ciclos longos treino muito as transições, defesa em largura e pressionar a frente, em micro ciclos faço um treino mais generico, recuperar e treino geral, tendo dar sempre que possivel 1 dia de folga que a tactica exige muita capacidade fisica seja em jogo ou em treino
  • aeu0406's avatar
    Olá @miguelpalma92 ! Eu sou também um adepto do Benfica, e achei a tática bastante interessante! Achas que também resultaria no FM20? é esse que estou a jogar de momento, e gostava de experimentar a tática. Podias dar-me dicas de como a implementar, treinos e indicações aos jogadores? Fico desde já agradecido :)
    Um abraço português!
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