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Solid Yet Lethal FM15 Tactic

Most reliable system for Football Manager 2015. The balanced formation to play narrow and wide, to defend well and score a lot of goals.

By on Mar 23, 2015   24197 views   8 comments
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FM 2015 Tactics - Solid Yet Lethal FM15 Tactic
This tactic is a mashup of many tactics I tried out along my FM15 playing time. In it I found the balanced formation to play narrow and wide, to defend well and score a lot of goals and not having to sacrifice great players just because his position doesn't fit my tactic. It's very fluid but can also be used to park a bus without losing its key tactical instructions.

Key players in this formation are the three attacking midfielders. They're usually the ones to first receive the ball after my team gets it back and they must be able to get it up front fast and precise. First Touch, Technique and Pace are key here. Long shots help too, I score a lot from outside the box.

Playing away from home against such teams like Chelsea or Utd, I take an attacking midfielder and put him in the middle, next to the holding midfielders. This will ensure the opposition doesn't have any space to play the ball around my area. If they try to, my holding midfielders will tackle them and play it long to the forwards who will usually take advantage with their pace and technique.

Playing away, I drop them deeper and make them stick to their positions playing a more direct style. I have also put an extra central defender around 80 minutes on tough games where I'm winning and I really wanna keep that advantage.

Here is my season:
  • Won the League with 98 points (127 goals scored)
  • Won the FA cup beating City in the final by 6-1
  • Won the Champions League against Juve by 3-2
  • I suffered 6 defeats the entire season. 2 because of complacency (both home, curiously), 2 playing away against though opponents and 2 becasue of damn bad luck (those kind of games you get 65% ball possession and hit the woodwork 3 times).

Its the most reliable system I found so far, you need some key elements in it to make it work, a lot of tactic and team cohesion training, but once the team gets it rolling, there's no stopping it.


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Downloads: 4369 / Size: 41.7 kB / Added: 2015-03-23
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Discussion: Solid Yet Lethal FM15 Tactic

8 comments have been posted so far.

  • Isprayogi's avatar
    Del piero??? Nedved??? Lizarazu??? Peruzzi???
    hahaha.........he uses editor.........
  • zimbozw's avatar
    What are player instructions
  • internazionale29's avatar
    varane and neves.. 2 of my best buys :)
  • PAfcknTCHON's avatar
    donvitojoe, Trequartistas are definitely more moble, they will open up more spaces for the rest of the team, but if you happen to have a stronger less paced striker, like Cavani or Ibra, AF or even CF will suit them well, but they must have good heading, passing and first touch attributes, that's for sure.
    but ye, the secret is in the AMCs, if they're good dribblers and passers, the work is done ;)
  • donvitojoe's avatar
    A tactic is veeeeeeeeeeeeeery good,excelent i can say...the AMCs destroying goalkeepers...should i use AF or T on the striker position ?
  • kiirsby's avatar
    will try it out.
  • PAfcknTCHON's avatar
    Hey man. Not sure if I got your question properly, but about about the AMCs..
    I picked the best role for each player I have and trained them so they would get as effiecient as possible there. The wider AMCs roam a lot into the flanks which will widen the play upfield, but they don't need to be trequartistas. I often use Coutinho as Advanced Playmaker there because thats the position that suits him the most, and he plays wonderfully there.
    I have found that a Shadow Striker in the middle is quite important because he will go a lot into the area to flick in the crosses or play one-twos with the striker. Basically it's an extra striker who plays on the back of the main goalscorer.
    Recently i found that playing the two DMs as Registas gives me more ball possession, but against stronger teams i suffer more goals, so you have to be flexible and change it accordingly to the calendar.
  • donvitojoe's avatar
    im downloaded ur tact and its seems pretty succesfull...but its like combined that 2 tac from SS...theres AMs on AMC position and that striker who is T is AF on tact ? Anything i should know special about that. Cheers mate.
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