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Possession Obsession 4-3-3 - DarkHorseFM

Created this tactic for my Leeds United side in 2026 but tested it with a bunch of teams in the 22.3.0 ME and they got amazing results with it. 3 League Titles.

By on Mar 19, 2022   27071 views   5 comments
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Football Manager 2022 Tactics - Possession Obsession 4-3-3 - DarkHorseFM
When creating this tactic, I observed how well the opposition kept the ball and I wanted my team to play in a similar manner.

I have fast players in my Leeds United team (2026), so blending the possession game with deep runs into space was the style of play I was looking for.

I created this 4-3-3 System to allow for dribbling when necessary and more ball retention.

Tested the tactic with:
  • Man City
  • Leeds (2021)
  • AS Roma
  • Vitesse
  • Real Betis and
  • Shakhtar Donetsk.

Detailed results for all the teams can be found in the video. There, we'll get a full picture of the tactic too.


If you do test this out with a lower-league side, please let me know how it goes. It wasn't designed for lower-leagues but I'm catching this vibe that it might work down the leagues too.

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