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Football Manager 2017 Tactics

Football Manager 2017 Tactics

Find successful Football Manager 2017 tactics to download. Share your best FM 2017 tactics to help fellow managers struggling to create good FM17 tactics.
How to create a successful tactic on Football Manager
What makes a tactic successful? Which factors can we fine-tune until we get ourselves a tactic that works? What steps to take? This is what you’ll learn in this guide.

Strikerless FM17 Tactic - Destruction from the flanks
Strikerless FM17 Tactic - Destruction from the flanks
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A strikerless tactic for FM 2017 tested with Leeds United. Got promoted as top seed from Championship on the 1st season, and was able to finish 5th in EPL on the 2nd season.
Solid 4-1-4-1 FM17 Tactic
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An attempt to create a tactic for FM 2017 that replicates FC Bayern 2013 playing style. Tested with Getafe and Valencia.
FM 2017 4-1-4-1 Tactic To Dominate Trophies
FM 2017 4-1-4-1 Tactic To Dominate Trophies
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FM 2017 Bayern playing style in 2012-2013 season. Won UCL, Super Cup, Ligue 1, Coupe De France Etc
FM 2017 Complete 4-3-1-2 Football Tactic
FM 2017 Complete 4-3-1-2 Football Tactic
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FM 2017 4-3-1-2 Goal scoring and solid defensively tactic.
Barcelona Tiki Taka 4-3-3 Tactic FM 2017
Barcelona Tiki Taka 4-3-3 Tactic FM 2017
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Tiki Taka 4-3-3 Possession Tactic FM 2017 Training Tips Included
The Guardiola Formula for FM18
The Guardiola Formula for FM18
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Pep Guardiola's FM 2018 free scoring and solid defending 4-3-3 DM strikerless and wingerless tactic. Won the quintuple with Man Utd on 18.3.
5-2-3 Sezak FM17
5-2-3 Sezak FM17
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A FM 2017 tactic with the combination of Juventus and Barcelona tactical principles.
Krestovskiy Magic - Total Russian Domination
Krestovskiy Magic - Total Russian Domination
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Most exciting attacking play and solid defense in FM 2017. Forming "Bermuda Triangle" passing among the trio strike-force upfront and make the opponent defenders "lose their mind".
Liverpool's Asymmetric 3-5-2 Treble Winning Tactic
Liverpool's Asymmetric 3-5-2 Treble Winning Tactic
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Very balanced tactic for FM 2017, focusing on fast build up play through the center, and great wing play. Won the treble on the first season (2016/17) using this tactic.
RB Leipzig - The Art of the Counter Press
RB Leipzig - The Art of the Counter Press
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A tactic of RB Leipzig's counter-pressing exploits in the 16/17 season, which gunned them to First Division runner-ups in their debut season in the top flight.
Genius Wenger... but only on FM17
Genius Wenger... but only on FM17
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A counter 3-4-2-1 tactic for FM 2017, utilizing 3 centre-backs, 2 attacking wing-backs, and an offensive mindset.
Suk Sam 3top v3 FM17 Tactic
Suk Sam 3top v3 FM17 Tactic
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Won the EPL with Swansea in 1st season using this very effective FM 2017 tactic; no transfer in either.
Wenger 3-4-3 Possession FM17 Tactic
Wenger 3-4-3 Possession FM17 Tactic
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This is a FM 2017 tactic I crafted by using Arsene Wenger's 3-4-3 system as inspiration. Averaging 55%+ possession with it.
Fenerbahce Attack Tactics 4-3-3
Fenerbahce Attack Tactics 4-3-3
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This FM 2017 tactic strengthens the midfield with the inside forwards, and at the same time creates room for the full backs. Tested with Fenerbahce.
Gav's Strikerless FM17 Tactic
Gav's Strikerless FM17 Tactic
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"Don't bore us, get to the chorus!" - A high pressing stikerless tactic for FM 2017, tested with Monaco.
Ofonime's RB Leipzig Asymmetrical FM17 Tactic
Ofonime's RB Leipzig Asymmetrical FM17 Tactic
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Designed for quick movement on and off the ball with control of the game. Team pressing allows the team to play together defensively and offensively. Finished 2nd with RB Leipzig in Bundesliga using this FM 2017 tactic.
Man City for the win
Man City for the win
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3 different tactics to use when playing at home, away or being the underdog. Explained + screenshots.
Pep Guardiola's "Juego di Posicion" with Barcelona
Pep Guardiola's "Juego di Posicion" with Barcelona
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An attempt to replicate the tactics FC Barcelona used during Guardiola's first campaign as head coach back in the 2008/09 season. Positional play for FM 2017 inspired by Johan Cruyff.
Arsenal 4-3-1-2 FM17 Tactic
Arsenal 4-3-1-2 FM17 Tactic
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An attacking tactic for FM 2017 with full back overlapping. Won EPL and UCL with Arsenal utilizing youth.
DJ Pizaro's 4-1-2-1-2 Possession
DJ Pizaro's 4-1-2-1-2 Possession
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This is a possession based tactic for FM 2017. You handle the ball more, create most chances & score most goals. The defense is top notch too.
The RaumDiamond - FM17 Tactic
The RaumDiamond - FM17 Tactic
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My own interpretation of the 442 Diamond & also my first ever strikerless system. A tactical innovation for Football Manager 2017.
Giant Killa 4-2-3-1
Giant Killa 4-2-3-1
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High-press, technical possession-style play. Resulting in lots of goals + chances! Led Brentford to a 8th place finish in PL within 2 seasons!
4-2-3-1 Unreal Attacking Style
4-2-3-1 Unreal Attacking Style
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A fast paced attacking tactic for FM 2017 that generates plenty of shots/goals. The defensive behaviour needs further tweaking.
Luis Enrique 3-4-3 Diamond for FM17
Luis Enrique 3-4-3 Diamond for FM17
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A set of tactics for FM17 developed to replicate the flexible 3-4-3 Diamond that Luis Enrique managed with Barcelona in some matches at the end of the 2016-17 season.
Total Football FM17 Tactic
Total Football FM17 Tactic
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A FM 2017 tactic featuring use of IWB's and a HB. Tactic covers short passing, well worked chances and goals from the front 3. A very creative and innovative tactic.
Brazil World Cup 2002 Winning Tactic
Brazil World Cup 2002 Winning Tactic
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A FM 2017 tactic of 2002 World Cup winners Brazil, whom strangely played a 3-4-3 formation with 7 defensively minded players yet delivered adventurous football.
Cruyff's Asymmetric Diamond for FM17
Cruyff's Asymmetric Diamond for FM17
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Here is my take on The Diamond System inspired by Johan Cruyff. A FM 2017 tactic built around the 3 P's; positioning, possession and pressure.
BVB INVINCIBLES 3-4-3 Heavy Metal Football
BVB INVINCIBLES 3-4-3 Heavy Metal Football
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I present you the BVB INVINCIBLES. A 3-4-3 high goal scoring tactic for FM 2017 that will enable you to play heavy metal football. Say hi to Klopp 2.0.
Attacking 4-1-4-1 DM Wide
Attacking 4-1-4-1 DM Wide
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Take your team to glory with this beastly formation for FM 2017. You need world class players to succeed. Tested with Real Madrid.
5-1-4-0 Strikerless Control
5-1-4-0 Strikerless Control
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3 centre backs, 2 complete wing backs, 1 centre midfielder and 4 attacking midfielders. Stability and reliability at the back and fluid attacks up front. Tested with AC Milan.

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