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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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Pep's Barcelona Tactic FM18 - The Exceptional One
Pep's Barcelona Tactic FM18 - The Exceptional One
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Inspired by Pep Guardiola's Barcelona side from the 2010/11 season. A structured control tactic for FM 2018 that requires certain key attributes from your players.
FM18 Tactic: Space Invaders - CTW
FM18 Tactic: Space Invaders - CTW
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A very fluid yet very low tempo tactic for FM 2018 that stretches the play wide, while players push as high up as possible to win the ball back. Tiki taka style inspired by Guardiola.
Aubacazette Madness - An Arsenal Tactic for FM18
Aubacazette Madness - An Arsenal Tactic for FM18
11946   2875  
This is an attacking 4-4-2 tactic for FM 2018 that worked extremely well in my first season with Arsenal.
FM18 Tactic: Sarriball Revolution
FM18 Tactic: Sarriball Revolution
26724   6465   6  
I believe I have finally unlocked the Match Engine to produce realistic yet effective and beautiful football, Sarri style. This is my sincere approach to a realistic interpretation of Sarriball.
FM18 Tactic: Double Volantes
FM18 Tactic: Double Volantes
15509   2800   2  
This is an aggressive version of 4-2-3-1 DM Wide using two Segundo Volantes who orchestrates both the defensive and attacking play. It's effective and produces very attractive football.
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack v2018
4-2-3-1 All Team Attack v2018
15415   4081   1  
This FM 2018 tactic was created to follow an offensive style. The entire team will try to attack. Tested with Galatasaray.
Vanco 4-4-2 Asymmetric
Vanco 4-4-2 Asymmetric
7186   1353   5  
An asymmetric 4-4-2 (or 5-1-2-2) tactic for FM 2018 with 3 wingbacks. Tested with Fulham; 14 matches, 55 goals. Highlight match vs Burnley, scoring 11 goals!
FM18 Tactic: Super Attacking 4-1-5
FM18 Tactic: Super Attacking 4-1-5
8932   1938   1  
One of the best offensive tactics I've ever used. Tested for 11 seasons with Galatasaray, but only in home games.
Unstoppable Possession Tactics for FM18
Unstoppable Possession Tactics for FM18
23343   4668   8  
A set of high pressing tactics, home & away. The best 2 FM 2018 tactics for me if you enjoy possession based football. Try them and leave a comment. These tactics are unstoppable.
FM18 Tactic: Solid Gee 3-4-1-2 / 5-2-1-2
FM18 Tactic: Solid Gee 3-4-1-2 / 5-2-1-2
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Pretty solid tactic for FM 2018. Play a patient passing game. Tested with Norwich City. Promoted to Premier League on first season.
Klopp FM18 Tactics - It's Kloppering Time (Again)!
Klopp FM18 Tactics - It's Kloppering Time (Again)!
22057   6819   1  
One of the most popular tactics a few years back, it's now back for FM 2018! Trying to emulate Klopp's heavy metal football.
4-2-3-1 Road to Glory - FM18 Tactic
4-2-3-1 Road to Glory - FM18 Tactic
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This 4-2-3-1 RTG Tactic for FM 2018 was inspired & replicated from a previous version of a Football Manager game. Won Premier League & Europa League in the First Season.
Sarri Tactics for FM18 | Sarriball 4-3-3
Sarri Tactics for FM18 | Sarriball 4-3-3
16537   2848   2  
My FM 2018 representation of Maurizio Sarri's 4-3-3 system he has used at Napoli with some tweaks due to limitations in the match engine.
FM18 Tactic: 70% Possession & Goals Machine
FM18 Tactic: 70% Possession & Goals Machine
20396   6301   1  
With this FM 2018 tactic you can expect to have possession up to 70% and 15+ shots on target per match. Scored 185 goals in the first season with Cambridge United and conceded just 60 goals.
FM18 Tactic: Score More to Win
FM18 Tactic: Score More to Win
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Heard lot about 3 up-top is kind of a cheat in this year's Football Manager, so tried to create a 3-striker formation. Also had amazing results and won a FA cup.
FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Goals Galore by modr69
FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Goals Galore by modr69
10246   1968   1  
An incredible 4-3-3 attacking tactic for FM 2018 which won me the domestic double with Leicester in my first season!
Barca 4-3-1-2 WP
Barca 4-3-1-2 WP
7062   1903  
Using Barcelona won La Liga just conceding two defeats. Also won the Champions League. Best suited to big clubs with top players.
Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics for FM18
Bielsa 3-3-3-1 Tactics for FM18
12760   2159   1  
Replicating Marcelo Bielsa's famous 3-3-3-1 system which works in FM 2018. I devoted approximately 100 hours on my Twitch stream developing this tactic!
Fonsi's 4-3-3 Goal Machine | FM 2018 Tactic
Fonsi's 4-3-3 Goal Machine | FM 2018 Tactic
10163   2830   2  
I have used this FM18 tactic with Konyaspor (a low quality team) for 5 seasons. Winning the Turkish Super League, Champions League & Super Cup!
FM18 Tactic: All or Nothing Pep Beater
FM18 Tactic: All or Nothing Pep Beater
12689   2545   4  
Quality possession based tactic for FM 2018 to knock Pep from his perch. Won Premier League and Champions League in the first season with Manchester United.
FM18 Tactic: Tsunami 4-1-4-1 No Remorse!
FM18 Tactic: Tsunami 4-1-4-1 No Remorse!
14265   2399   3  
Very solid attacking tactic for FM 2018 that seeks to consistently overload opponents in the attacking third, while remaining defensively solid.
Klopp's Gegenpressing FM18 Tactic + Video
Klopp's Gegenpressing FM18 Tactic + Video
23418   5736   3  
Big Herb tries to replicate Jurgen Klopp's Gegenpressing tactic in Football Manager 2018. Tested with Liverpool for 2 seasons.
FM18 Tactic: Guardiola's Winning System CTW
FM18 Tactic: Guardiola's Winning System CTW
17111   3475   1  
Continuing the "Control The World" tactical series with yet another possession based tactic inspired by Guardiola's philosophy. A FM 2018 tactic by Klashman.
Turning Possession Into Points - FM18 Tactic CTW
Turning Possession Into Points - FM18 Tactic CTW
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Inspired by Pep Guardiola's tactics, the "Control The World" series continue with a new version for FM 2018. As always, we aim for possession play, high pressure & getting results.
FM18 Tactic: Il Metodo Brutale 4-3-3
FM18 Tactic: Il Metodo Brutale 4-3-3
7749   1165   1  
4-3-3 flat back 4, Segundo Volante, Centre Mid and old fashioned Right Winger, up front an AM, WTM and TM. Top of the EPL start of November with Everton.
4-1-2-3 The Beautiful Idea of Regista
4-1-2-3 The Beautiful Idea of Regista
12455   2293   1  
Inspired by Andrea Pirlo, Rijkaard, Albertini, and AC Milan's Great Playmaking Tradition. Got great results and played beautiful possession based football.
FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Match Engine Beater
FM18 Tactic: 4-3-3 Match Engine Beater
32505   7168   3  
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
8978   1604  
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
11576   2133  
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
12354   1994  
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.

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