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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.

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.
Make AC Milan Great Again - FM 2017 Tactics
Make AC Milan Great Again - FM 2017 Tactics
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A bundle of 3 good FM17 tactics for A.C. Milan depending on the occasion. The variations include regular, attacking and defending.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Notorious 4-5-1 Tactic
Notorious 4-5-1 Tactic
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Following last year´s Eusébio V3, this year I bring you Notorious 4-5-1! A highly structured control tactic for Football Manager 2017.
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.
FM17 Tactic: 4-2-3-1 DM Wide Control
FM17 Tactic: 4-2-3-1 DM Wide Control
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Successful 4-2-3-1 FM 2017 top flight tactic. Won the Premier League with Leicester in season 3.
Beechey's Goalscoring 4-1-2-1-2 of Dreams!
Beechey's Goalscoring 4-1-2-1-2 of Dreams!
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A high pressing, high scoring tactic for FM 2017, using a 4-4-2 narrow diamond formation! I'm sharing it to see how successful it is with various teams!
Lars Arne Nilsens Defensive Stability: 4-5-1 for underdogs
Lars Arne Nilsens Defensive Stability: 4-5-1 for underdogs
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A recreation of the tactics deployed by Lars Arne Nilsen when he lead the freshly promoted SK Brann to second place in the league. Perfect for underdogs.
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.
Barca 2-5-3 Goalscoring FM17
Barca 2-5-3 Goalscoring FM17
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Attacking style tactic for FM 2017 that takes advantage of the magnificent trident. 132-41 in league last season.
Sacuri's Tiki Taka FM17 Tactic
Sacuri's Tiki Taka FM17 Tactic
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Dominate possession at all times with this control-minded tactic for FM 2017, the best of its kind.
Centric Gegenpressing - FM17 Tactic
Centric Gegenpressing - FM17 Tactic
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The most effective counter-pressing tactic I've created. Ideal for those wanting to emulate a style similar to Jurgen Klopp or Pep Guardiola.
City Pep Guardiola the Future Tike Taka
City Pep Guardiola the Future Tike Taka
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The tactics of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. A fast paced flexible control tactic for FM 2017.
Counter 4-1-4-1 OP
Counter 4-1-4-1 OP
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Playing attacking football against big teams had been difficult, hence I settled for a counter attacking tactic with OP results. Inspired by Simeone. Hope you like.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tiki Taka Shadow (5-2-3 Sezak V2) FM17
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Tiki taka is about creating an environment which enables players to make short passes. This FM 2017 tactic focuses more on possession compared to the first version.
Lower League to Top Flight - FM17 Tactics
Lower League to Top Flight - FM17 Tactics
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Here's the 3 tactics I used in my last save with Real Massamá (Portuguese 3rd Division), managed to qualify for the UEFA Europa League in the 5th season.
FM17 Tactic: Suk Sam 4-1-3-2
FM17 Tactic: Suk Sam 4-1-3-2
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With this FM 2017 tactic I won the EPL with Bournemouth in 1st season, no transfer in! Screenshots & instructions within.
Marius 4-3-3 Black Edition FM17 Tactics
Marius 4-3-3 Black Edition FM17 Tactics
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Two tactics that support each other in the match. Possession and a little more attacking style of play. Huge testing with many teams and results still being updated. We are giving you the best two-way tactical approach to the game!
Samurai Elite 4-1-4-1
Samurai Elite 4-1-4-1
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Let me share with you this 4-1-4-1 style tactic for FM 2017, which was inspired by Bayern Munich under Guardiola.
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.
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.
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!

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