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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 / 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.
itsZdan 4-2-3-1 V2.3
itsZdan 4-2-3-1 V2.3
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A simple yet effective 4-2-3-1 tactic for Football Manager 2017. The center midfielder on the left is more defensive, otherwise tactic is self explanatory.
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, then this tactic will change your life!
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.
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.
Mourinho's 4-1-2-3 Man Utd FM17 Tactic
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Trying to replicate real life tactics of Jose Mourinho at Man Utd during the 2016-17 season. For this FM 2017 tactic though, I opted to a tiki-taka approach instead.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Lethal 4-3-3 FM17 Tactic
Lethal 4-3-3 FM17 Tactic
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A lethal tactic for FM 2017. Won the double with Barcelona (only lost twice during the La Liga season). Also went to Champions League final with AC Milan in my second season.
Lemonis' 4-2-3-1 Olympiakos FM17 Tactic
Lemonis' 4-2-3-1 Olympiakos FM17 Tactic
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Trying to replicate real life tactics of Takis Lemonis at Olympiacos during the 2016-17 season. A possession based tactic for FM 2017.
Conte's 3-4-3 Chelsea - FM17 Tactic
Conte's 3-4-3 Chelsea - FM17 Tactic
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Recreated the real-life tactics of Antonio Conte's Chelsea from the 2016-17 season. A fast paced control tactic for FM 2017. As featured on FM Scout's YouTube.
Mladen 3-1-4-2 Control
Mladen 3-1-4-2 Control
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Huddersfield win Championship!!! Wells player of the year, top goalscorer and first in assists!!!
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.
4-3-3 Possession Domination
4-3-3 Possession Domination
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FM 2017 tactic of Guardiola & Cruyff inspired fluid possession control with winning results.
Asymmetric Bulldozer for FM17
Asymmetric Bulldozer for FM17
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The popular Asymmetric Bulldozer tactic revamped for FM 2017 from my success in FM15. It's only natural that I pay my respects to the creator. It's not mine, just recreated for FM17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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