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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.

Ferguson's Asymmetric 4-3-3 Man Utd 07/08
Ferguson's Asymmetric 4-3-3 Man Utd 07/08
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A replication of the tactic Sir Alex Ferguson used with Man Utd during the 07/08 season which helped them win the Premier League and Champions League. An attacking tactic for FM 2017.
SCT 4-3-3 / 4-5-1 Attacking Possession - 17.3 Update
SCT 4-3-3 / 4-5-1 Attacking Possession - 17.3 Update
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An update to beloved Scholes Can't Tackle for the 17.3 patch. Heavy possession based tactic for FM 2017 with enough risk/reward to play on any occasion.
FM17 Goals Galore XIII - Blast From The Past
FM17 Goals Galore XIII - Blast From The Past
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Revamping an old elhazel's Goals Galore tactic from FM13 into FM17. Brace yourself, goals are coming!
Atletico Winning Tactic FM17
Atletico Winning Tactic FM17
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A tactic that gave me a lot of goals and wins for my Atletico save in FM 2017. Attacking, Very fluid tactic. Works against big teams.
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.
Lower League 4-2-4 FM17 Tactic
Lower League 4-2-4 FM17 Tactic
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A FM 2017 tactic most suitable for lower league teams which make use of wingers and overlapping fullbacks to cross the ball in. Tried and tested with Hereford FC. Inspired by Brazil NT 1970 & Conte's Juve.
4-4-2 Diamond inspired by Conte
4-4-2 Diamond inspired by Conte
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We all want to win and this tactic does the job. Inspired by Antonio Conte's 3-5-2 system, it allows you to dominate the midfield and press high on the pitch.
Ferguson/Guardiola crossover FM17 tactic
Ferguson/Guardiola crossover FM17 tactic
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Ever wondered what would happen if you mixed Sir Alex's fast-paced offense with Guardiola's possession game? The answer is : this killer FM 2017 tactic !
AC Milan 4-4-1-1 / The Way to Glory Update 17.1.1
AC Milan 4-4-1-1 / The Way to Glory Update 17.1.1
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A Football Manager 2017 tactic that works well for AC Milan and should have as good results with similar teams.
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!
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.
Mr Langvatn's Sicilian Defense for FM17
Mr Langvatn's Sicilian Defense for FM17
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As this was the most effective tactic in FM16, I recreated it for FM 2017 & it's working great again. 2 DM but yet so offensive, a lot of possession & chances.
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.
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
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".
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.
4-3-3 Rock Solid Defending Tactic
4-3-3 Rock Solid Defending Tactic
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A defense-focused 4-3-3 tactic for FM 2017 inspired by Italian football with enough firepower at the front. Wing backs and Regista are key.
itsZdan 5-2-3 Devil Tactic 17.2
itsZdan 5-2-3 Devil Tactic 17.2
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5-2-3 wingless tactic for FM2017 17.2 with solid defense and awesome attack. Tested with Schalke and Foggia.
El Loco Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics FM17
El Loco Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics FM17
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Marcelo Bielsa's philosophy 3-3-3-1 has revolutionised the football scene with his direct, attractive pressing style. 3 variations of the 3-3-3-1 formation for FM 2017.
Guru's Onslaught - FM17 Aggressive Tactic for 17.1.1
Guru's Onslaught - FM17 Aggressive Tactic for 17.1.1
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After a succesfull 1st season as Monaco (won every competition) & a very dominating first half of the second season, I decided to share this FM 2017 tactic with you.
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.
thefwf's 4-3-2-1 Underdog Possession FM17 Tactic
thefwf's 4-3-2-1 Underdog Possession FM17 Tactic
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A high tempo, possession tactic for FM 2017. Merging the flair of high passing football with the old school goal scoring strategy of lob it to the big man.Updated for 17.1.1.
Watford Wonder Tactics for FM17
Watford Wonder Tactics for FM17
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Created 2 interesting FM17 tactics for my experiment with Watford; 4-3-3 with 3 strikers & 4-3-1-2, both without wingers. Won Premier League in 1st season.
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.
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.
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.
Italian Tiki-Taka FM17 Tactic
Italian Tiki-Taka FM17 Tactic
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Trying to achieve a combination between Juventus and Barca playing styles. A very fluid control tactic for FM 2017.
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
itsZdan Attacking 442 for 17.1.1
itsZdan Attacking 442 for 17.1.1
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An effective 4-4-2 tactic for Football Manager 2017 with focus on attacking.
Jamie's Twitch 4-2-4 Kevin Keegan Tactic
Jamie's Twitch 4-2-4 Kevin Keegan Tactic
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A tactic used by Jamie on twitch.tv/fmscout which has taken FC United of Manchester to the Premier League in 8 seasons. A sublime counter attacking tactic for FM 2017.

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