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Football Manager 2018 Tactics

Football Manager 2018 Tactics

Find successful Football Manager 2018 tactics to download. Share your best FM 2018 tactics to help fellow managers struggling to create good FM18 tactics.

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FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Match Engine Beater
FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Match Engine Beater
8734   1947   1  
This FM 2018 tactic beats the match engine! Too easy. Retired after 3 seasons. Won everything in my last season with Manchester United.
FM18 Tactic: 4-1-2-3 w/ 3 Strikers & Wingbacks
FM18 Tactic: 4-1-2-3 w/ 3 Strikers & Wingbacks
2830   509  
This FM 2018 tactic has worked wonders for me in my save with Dortmund. It's a 4-1-2-3 formation utilizing 3 strikers and wingbacks.
Blitz Football for FM18
Blitz Football for FM18
4142   625  
The Germans have been about efficiency from industry to their football and so this FM 2018 tactic came to be. The future is about the pace and I call it BLITZ FOOTBALL.
Easy 4-2-3-1 Beginner FM18 Tactic
Easy 4-2-3-1 Beginner FM18 Tactic
4262   575  
A simple 4-2-3-1 tactic for FM 2018, mainly designed for strong teams. Tested with Arsenal and won the EURO CUP and 2 domestic cups.
FM18 Tactic: 4wingbacks 6-1-3
FM18 Tactic: 4wingbacks 6-1-3
3664   569   13  
Utilizing full back and wingback both in same side, it's some kind of cheat I think. So I tried a special formation utilizing 4 wingbacks, and it works wonderfully. 2 variations included.
The Don't Ask Questions Killer Combo Tactic
The Don't Ask Questions Killer Combo Tactic
10132   1483   1  
I'm a tactical noob that accidentally made a really good (in my own opinion) tactic for FM 2018. Tested with Manchester United.
GoalHub v2 5-2-1-2 FM18
GoalHub v2 5-2-1-2 FM18
12986   2734   5  
This is Suk Sam GoalHub. This FM 2018 tactic will give you a super solid defense and will be much useful against top teams in away matches. An asymmetric 5-2-1-2 with 1 winger and 2 strikers.
Suk Sam 5-1-1-3 Asymmetric
Suk Sam 5-1-1-3 Asymmetric
8035   1324   10  
It looks crazy, but this is a powerful formation. Tested this asymmetric FM 2018 tactic with Newcastle without signing any players & went undefeated for half a season that I played.
Attacking 4-4-2: The lost art of attack
Attacking 4-4-2: The lost art of attack
30464   5989   12  
Attacking 4-4-2 that accommodates all kinds of players in one formation. Direct pacey football with loads of goals.
Defending Corners: The Jürgen Klopp Way
Defending Corners: The Jürgen Klopp Way
21946   4617   1  
Use Jürgen Klopp's Corner-Defending Routine on Football Manager 2018. Defend corners like Liverpool, as interpreted by Justice.
Devastating 3-4-3 Counter by modr69
Devastating 3-4-3 Counter by modr69
43015   9298   5  
Countering 3-4-3 which hits the opposition on the break to devastating effect. Won UCL, Bundesliga and Super Cup within first season with Dortmund!
Bag a Goal 4-1-2-3 Possession
Bag a Goal 4-1-2-3 Possession
27462   6050   2  
Possession and chances playing a narrow 4-1-2-3. Over-achieving with North Ferriby United with 3 promotions in 4 seasons.
5-2-1-2 Erik Galore (82% win rate)
5-2-1-2 Erik Galore (82% win rate)
31717   9221   3  
A very attacking formation for FM 2018 with an amazing 82% win rate (for as long as I've used it).
LADam's Leverkusen 4-4-1-1 2DM
LADam's Leverkusen 4-4-1-1 2DM
11559   2860  
This FM 2018 tactic has brought me great success in my first season in charge of Bayer Leverkusen, winning the league and the German supercup
5-3-2 Niko Kovac FM18 Tactics
5-3-2 Niko Kovac FM18 Tactics
31345   4808   2  
This FM 2018 tactic is inspired from the real life tactics of Niko Kovac who is using this tactical system with very good results at Frankfurt this season (finished 8th).
Goal Scoring Machine FM18 Tactic
Goal Scoring Machine FM18 Tactic
71423   17896   11  
Very fast paced attacking FM 2018 tactic with high pressing. Tested with West Ham (4 seasons) & Bayern (1 season). Goals galore imminent! Scored 207 goals in 47 games with Bayern.
Sarrismo - Legendary Sarri Tactics FM18
Sarrismo - Legendary Sarri Tactics FM18
81314   23460   3  
Replicating the tactics of mister Maurizio Sarri on FM 2018. Tested with Napoli.
Insane 4-3-3-0 FM18 Tactic
Insane 4-3-3-0 FM18 Tactic
28986   6501   1  
Best tactic for FM 2018 I've ever tried. Tested with great success at Napoli, winning everything and playing amazing football. Just try it!
TLD Attacking 4-2-1-3 WB
TLD Attacking 4-2-1-3 WB
28825   7009  
With this super attacking FM 2018 tactic, your team can go on to challenge for (and likely win) all the titles you're competing at.
JNC Attacking Beauty v1.0 FM18 Tactic
JNC Attacking Beauty v1.0 FM18 Tactic
23635   4352   1  
I tested this FM 2018 tactic on Fantasy Draft. It should be very effective for big teams, especially at home. Very nice fast paced build up play with high defensive line.
FMGizzmo 3-4-1-2 Control
FMGizzmo 3-4-1-2 Control
21137   3875   2  
A very successful FM 2018 tactic (for me at least) if you have the appropriate team of players for it. Speed and work rate are key.
Classic 4-4-2 Attack! FM18 Tactic
Classic 4-4-2 Attack! FM18 Tactic
38607   9637   2  
An attacking 4-4-2 tactic for FM 2018 with lots of goals. You need to have good strikers and wingers for best results. Tested with Leicester and Blackburn.
Joga Bonita FM18 Tactic - Lio's Ginga v2
Joga Bonita FM18 Tactic - Lio's Ginga v2
42779   9992   1  
A controlled "Joga Bonita" tactic for FM 2018, tested with FC Porto in the first season (2017/18). Got great results and played beautiful possession based football.
Sporting CP Champions 4-1-4-1 DM
Sporting CP Champions 4-1-4-1 DM
31093   8565   1  
Using this FM 2018 tactic I took Sporting CP to the top of Europe! Won Champions of the Liga NOS, Taça de Portugal and UEFA Champions League in the first season!
4-3-3 Asymmetric Crewe - FM18 Tactic
4-3-3 Asymmetric Crewe - FM18 Tactic
9462   1735  
A Very Sh-Crewe-d Tactic for FM 2018 that gives good possession, attempts on goal and defends solidly.
KasatO 4-3-2-1 Narrow V2 - FM18 Tactic
KasatO 4-3-2-1 Narrow V2 - FM18 Tactic
12777   2415  
Tik-Tok style tactic for FM 2018, utilizing short passing through the channels. Tested with Woking.
4-2-3-1 FeatDavid PGS FM18
4-2-3-1 FeatDavid PGS FM18
36199   8286   1  
A nice tactic for FM 2018 created in my Salford City save which has brought some great results. PGS stands for Possession, Goals and Style.
Scoring Machine 4-4-2
Scoring Machine 4-4-2
36035   11084   2  
With this FM 2018 tactic, you should be able to score plenty of goals and defend very well. Just be patient until the players familiarize themselves with the tactic.
Dominating 4-2-3-1 FM18 Tactic
Dominating 4-2-3-1 FM18 Tactic
70318   17771   1  
An attacking 4-2-3-1 formation that I used with Manchester United on FM 2018 to dominate in the Premier League and in Europe. Won 2x EPL and 1x UCL in just under 3 seasons.
MemzA's 4-2-4 Control
MemzA's 4-2-4 Control
10520   2084  
This FM 2018 tactic is all about speed. You need to have at least one fast defender and one fast striker.

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