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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.

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.
Winner Gold FM17 Tactic
Winner Gold FM17 Tactic
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A fluid asymmetric 4-2-3-1 DM control based tactic for FM 2017. Tested with Liverpool.
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.
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.
VikingDan's 4-4-2 Diamond - Lower league to Premier League
VikingDan's 4-4-2 Diamond - Lower league to Premier League
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The 'as seen on stream' FM 2017 tactic that got Stockport County from non league, to the Premier league!
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.
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!
Unbelievable 5-2-3
Unbelievable 5-2-3
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I have downloaded and tweaked several FM 2017 tactics from this site and the end result has given amazing results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sampaoli's Verticalità FM17 Tactic
Sampaoli's Verticalità FM17 Tactic
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A tactical philosophy for FM 2017 inspired by Jorge Sampaoli. Aggressive pressing, high defensive line, overlapping wing backs. Tested with SD Eibar.
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.
Sacuri's Spearhead 2.0 FM17 Tactic
Sacuri's Spearhead 2.0 FM17 Tactic
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Want to break every scoring record ever made in Football History (again)? Give this VERY offensive 4-2-3-1 tactic for FM 2017 a try!
Rui Vitoria 4-4-2 Benfica - FM17 Tactic
Rui Vitoria 4-4-2 Benfica - FM17 Tactic
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An asymmetric control tactic for FM 2017, aiming to replicate Rui Vitoria's style of play at Benfica.
Ronin - Lippi's Italy 2006 World Cup Tactic
Ronin - Lippi's Italy 2006 World Cup Tactic
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This is the FM 2017 translation of the World Cup winning tactic of maestro Marcello Lippi from 2006. Perfect for counter attacking football.
Replicating Maurizio Sarri's 4-3-3 at Napoli
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My attempt at replicating one of the most aesthetically pleasing footballing sides in European football at the moment!
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.
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.
Porto/Spurs Fairytale v4 - Attacking 4-2-3-1 (updated for 17.1.1)
Porto/Spurs Fairytale v4 - Attacking 4-2-3-1 (updated for 17.1.1)
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After 4 Leagues, 2 Cups, 1 League Cup, 4 Supercups, 2 Champions Leagues, 1 European Supercup and a FIFA club World Cup with FC Porto in the beta, here is my high intensity 4-2-3-1 updated for a new challenge with Spurs in the final version of the game.
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.

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