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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.

Jardim's Monaco FM17 Tactic
Jardim's Monaco FM17 Tactic
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The successful tactics of Leonardo Jardim at AS Monaco during the 2016-17 season, replicated for FM 2017.
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack
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This FM 2017 tactic was created to follow an offensive style. The entire team will try to attack. Tested with Man City.
Attacking 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric by Starfish
Attacking 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric by Starfish
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High tempo, lots of chances and more importantly LOTS of goal, this FM 2017 tactic has led me to back to back Champions Leagues and 3 Premier Leagues with West Ham.
2-3-2-1-2 Possession - FM17 Tactic
2-3-2-1-2 Possession - FM17 Tactic
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Lots of shots, possession, clear cut chances and a solid defence! Perfect build up! I need you to test this FM 2017 tactic, maybe it's plug and play!
Mourinho's Revenge - The 2-4-2-2
Mourinho's Revenge - The 2-4-2-2
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A FM 2017 tactic based on Mourinho's 2-4-2-2 formation which Manchester United utilised against Conte's 3-4-3 and won 2-0.
Mourinho's 4-1-2-3 Man Utd FM17 Tactic
Mourinho's 4-1-2-3 Man Utd FM17 Tactic
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Trying to replicate real life tactics of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United during the 2016-17 season. For this FM 2017 tactic though, I opted to a tiki-taka approach instead.
Hawk-Eye 4-2-3-1 FM17 Tactic
Hawk-Eye 4-2-3-1 FM17 Tactic
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Battle to dominate the game on the ball, and off the ball. Hawk-Eye has evolved since its last publication. Your team can now evolve too. A defensive yet lethal tactic for FM 2017.
OP Strikerless 3-7-0 FM17 Tactic
OP Strikerless 3-7-0 FM17 Tactic
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A working 3-7-0 Strikerless system for Football Manager 17.3 patch developed live on stream with the community. High possession football, 3 (!) shadow strikers.
3-4-2-1 Conte/Guardiola/ MrLister's Revolutionary Football
3-4-2-1 Conte/Guardiola/ MrLister's Revolutionary Football
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If you are playing with team that has weak DL/DR, and that your team is mid table/ top half, than this tactic will change your life!
4-2-3-1 / 4-3-2-1 Possession and Counter - FM17 Tactics
4-2-3-1 / 4-3-2-1 Possession and Counter - FM17 Tactics
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A FM 2017 tactic I created (in 2 variations) that helped me win the Barclays Premier League with Liverpool on my 1st season.
Zinedine Zidane's 4-3-3 Tactics for FM17
Zinedine Zidane's 4-3-3 Tactics for FM17
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An attempt to replicate the tactics of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. A set of fast paced attacking tactics for FM 2017.
4-2-3-1 Attack Lukáš Hrubý
4-2-3-1 Attack Lukáš Hrubý
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Assault and combination tactics for FM 2017.
Sarri 4-3-1-2 Empoli Tactic FM17
Sarri 4-3-1-2 Empoli Tactic FM17
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A tactic for FM 2017 created to replicate Sarri's Empoli style of play.
5-3-2 Counter Attacking - FM17 Tactic
5-3-2 Counter Attacking - FM17 Tactic
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If you're tired of the foreigners coming over here, wanting B teams, not being able to form a defensive unit and want to win titles, this FM 2017 tactic is for you.
Guardiola's Philosophy CTW - FM17 Tactic
Guardiola's Philosophy CTW - FM17 Tactic
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The tactics of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. A fast paced tactic for FM 2017 inspired by Cruyff and Guardiola.
Underdog 4-2-3-1 Tactic by Victor2248
Underdog 4-2-3-1 Tactic by Victor2248
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A superb formation with stability in the defence and on the midfield, creating plenty of chances and maintaining ball possession. Ideal for underdog teams!
Recreating Pep Guardiola's Manchester City - FM17 Tactic
Recreating Pep Guardiola's Manchester City - FM17 Tactic
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My recreation of Pep Guardiola's Inverted-Wing-Back tactic which he has used at Manchester City during the 2016-17 season.
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 17.3
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 17.3
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A working 4-2-4 for Football Manager 17.3 developed live on stream. Inspired by Leicester's 2016 style. Playing defensively an otherwise attacking formation.
Attacking 4-3-3 by Victor2248
Attacking 4-3-3 by Victor2248
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Attacking football, with a decent amount of chances per game and freedom to change the tactic, based on the opposition teams' playing style. Best when playing a top club!
Fatih Terim 4-3-1-2 Galatasaray
Fatih Terim 4-3-1-2 Galatasaray
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Fatih Terim is a very aggressive attacking manager. He says, ''Sometimes courageous losses are more important than cowardly victories.''
Complete 4-3-3 Tactics Final
Complete 4-3-3 Tactics Final
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Tactical overhaul, two tactics included (433 DM and 433 AM).
Unstoppable Tottenham - FM17 Tactics
Unstoppable Tottenham - FM17 Tactics
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A set of 3 FM 2017 tactics for teams with a strong and versatile midfield, with players who can rotate easily between positions. Tested with Tottenham.
High Pressure 5-2-2-1 FM17 Tactic
High Pressure 5-2-2-1 FM17 Tactic
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The best tactic I've created on FM 2017. It's based on very high pressure with many players in the middle. Very good balance and the wingbacks exploiting the flanks.
AlexC's Liverpool Tactic FM17
AlexC's Liverpool Tactic FM17
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A simple possession (over 65%) tactic for FM 2017 with very solid defense, fluid shape with some player instructions on free roles and set pieces ready.
Marcelo Bielsa - FM17 Tactics - Lille Revival 17/18?
Marcelo Bielsa - FM17 Tactics - Lille Revival 17/18?
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A tactical overview on how to emulate the tactics of Marcelo Bielsa in the Football Manager 2017 match engine. Plus the tactic file itself.
Marco Silva - Hull City - FM17 Tactic
Marco Silva - Hull City - FM17 Tactic
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A tactical overview on how to emulate the tactics of Marco Silva in the Football Manager 2017 match engine. Plus the tactic file itself.
4-4-2 Diamond Narrow Possession
4-4-2 Diamond Narrow Possession
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An attacking possession based tactic for FM 2017. Tested with Blackburn Rovers.
4-3-1-2 Wingerless Possesion FM17 Tactic
4-3-1-2 Wingerless Possesion FM17 Tactic
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This FM 2017 tactic aims to dominate the central areas using short patient passing to open teams up. Tested with Oxford United.
4-3-2-1 ForeChecking FM17 Tactic
4-3-2-1 ForeChecking FM17 Tactic
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Not a simple tactic. Forechecking is a complete game system with a very unique philosophy. First used on 1999-2000 Euro League & Super Cup Winner Galatasaray.
Sarri 4-3-3 Napoli - FM17 Tactic
Sarri 4-3-3 Napoli - FM17 Tactic
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Emulating the tactic that Maurizio Sarri is using at SSC Napoli this season (2016-17). A very fluid counter tactic for FM 2017.

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