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Football Manager 2018 Tactics

Football Manager 2018 Tactics

Find successful Football Manager 2018 tactics to download. Share your best FM 2017 tactics to help fellow managers struggling to create good FM18 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.

Fast Team Possession Pep Style
Fast Team Possession Pep Style
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The FM 2018 tactic is very efficient for fast teams, if you like to hold ball a lot Pep Guardiola style.
FM18 Tactic: Sweeper Volante by Reckonist
FM18 Tactic: Sweeper Volante by Reckonist
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A working sweeper system for FM 2018 with the added caveat of having not one, but TWO "Segundo Volante". Tested with AC Milan and AS Roma.
FM 18 Guardiola's 4-1-4-1 Possession Tactic
FM 18 Guardiola's 4-1-4-1 Possession Tactic
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FM 18 Guardiola's Tactic Won UCL Premier League Carabao Cup
Barcelgoala for FM18 v1
Barcelgoala for FM18 v1
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Barcelgoala is back for FM 2018. Tested with Rangers with surprisingly good results. Enjoy!
Unbeatable Tactic 4-2-4 iXiNhO Serbia
Unbeatable Tactic 4-2-4 iXiNhO Serbia
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This is a great attacking tactic for FM 2018! Every position is important. For best results, you need fast and technical players and physically strong CM.
Unstoppable Attacking for FM18
Unstoppable Attacking for FM18
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A cheat tactic for FM 2018 developed to break the match engine and maximize results. Suited for any team. Plus in-depth analysis explaining everything you need to know.
Claudio Ranieri's 4-4-2 tested with Leicester
Claudio Ranieri's 4-4-2 tested with Leicester
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I wanted to mix things up so I made a one season challenge on FM 2018 with Leicester where the objective was to get them as close to their Premier League winning season.
Goalscoring 4-2-4 FM18 Tactic
Goalscoring 4-2-4 FM18 Tactic
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This FM 2018 tactic proved to be very effective. It allowed me to win the Premier League with Liverpool with the starting squad.
Guru's F16 - Blast your way through
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A deadly 3-4-3 made to go the distance while destroying anyone standing on your path to glory !
4-3-3 Quicksta Possession with 2 AF and 1 CF
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2x Def Full Backs 1x Ball Playing Defender 1x Central Defender 1x AP 1x DP 1x Carrilero 2x AF 1x CF
4-1-2-3 Quicksta Possession with 2 AF and 1 CF
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2x Def Full Backs 1x Ball Playing Defender 1x Central Defender 1x AP 1x DP 1x Carrilero 2x AF 1x CF
Possession is Everything - FM18 tactic
Possession is Everything - FM18 tactic
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"Keep the ball in your possession to win". Been using this tactic for many years, and eventually returned to it on FM 2018 as well. Tested with PAOK.
4-1-2-3/4-1-4-1 Counter Pressing FM18
4-1-2-3/4-1-4-1 Counter Pressing FM18
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My Counter Pressing tactic that has been working fantastically for me during my Wolves save, won promotion in my first season & won the league cup!
Control & Goals 4-2-3-1
Control & Goals 4-2-3-1
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Played this FM 2018 tactic with Tottenham Hotspur and won almost everything. Hope you enjoy!
Pressure Makes Diamonds FM18 Tactic
Pressure Makes Diamonds FM18 Tactic
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A 433 gegen press tactic for FM 2018 that is based on aspects from the Mentality Ladder guide. Play great football, quick press, dynamic organized chaos!
4-4-2 for small teams FM18
4-4-2 for small teams FM18
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If you are choosing a smaller team to prove yourself that you can beat the best teams in your league, you just need to try this FM 2018 tactic!
Nuno's Vision FM18
Nuno's Vision FM18
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Play entertaining football again with this FM 2018 tactic. Utilizing wing backs, one striker and two shadow strikers at AMC. Tested with Wolves.
4-3-3-0 No Strikers
4-3-3-0 No Strikers
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Tactic based on ball possession. Ideal for teams that do not have a scorer. I won several championships with the tactic.
4-4-2 FM18 Tactic by Volira
4-4-2 FM18 Tactic by Volira
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4-4-2 awesome tactic for FM 2018. Tested with Koln and Spartak Moscow.
Mayet's Ultimate Unorthodox FM18 Tactic
Mayet's Ultimate Unorthodox FM18 Tactic
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This FM 2018 tactic has taken my Liverpool team to UCL Finals, as well as challenging for the title and finally winning trophies. Try it!
Quantum 4-1-3-2 Tactic for FM18
Quantum 4-1-3-2 Tactic for FM18
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Extremely fluid tactic for FM 2018 focused on possession, discipline and restricting opponents from playing football. I like to call this "Creeping Suffocation".
5-1-1-3 Control FM18
5-1-1-3 Control FM18
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Good defensive tactic for FM 2018! Last season, strikers scored about 12x goals, and Harry Kane did 68 of them in 58 matches. No wingers, only wingbacks.
4-3-3 A Hole In The Hleb
4-3-3 A Hole In The Hleb
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This is the FM 2018 tactic i'm using on my current Journeyman play-through on YouTube. A solid 4-3-3 tactic which leaves you scoring a lot of goals.
FM 2018 SCT Attacking Possession v1.0
FM 2018 SCT Attacking Possession v1.0
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This is a possession 4-3-3 or 4-5-1 tactic based on the Tiki-Taka system of Barcelona, refined to be effective in the FM18 match engine.
4-2-3-1 Lower League FM18 Tactic
4-2-3-1 Lower League FM18 Tactic
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A FM 2018 tactic for lower league teams, untested yet with big teams. If you have the right midfielders and the right attackers, you're going to win a lot.
Vasco Attacking 4-2-3-1
Vasco Attacking 4-2-3-1
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Very offensive tactic that suffocates the opponent. Pressing and holding ball possession. Won Libertadores and World Club trophies with Vasco.
PPW'18 (Pass Possession Win) Tactic
PPW'18 (Pass Possession Win) Tactic
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This FM 2018 tactic is based on passing, possession and high pressing. Inspired by Zidane's Real Madrid (pass onto area, less crossing).
4-2-3-1 Unna Champions
4-2-3-1 Unna Champions
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An attacking low tempo tactic for Football Manager 2018 for big teams.
3-4-3/5-2-3 NWP Cheat Tactic for FM18
3-4-3/5-2-3 NWP Cheat Tactic for FM18
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"Neville Wears Prada" tactic for FM 2018 cheats the match engine that cannot cope with teams using a solid block of 3 (either as forwards or AM) with wingbacks.
Strikerless Tiki Taka FM18 Tactic
Strikerless Tiki Taka FM18 Tactic
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This FM 2018 tactic is based on possession football and high pressing. Inspired by Pep Guardiola and Arrigo Sacchi. Your team must be very technical and have high work rate.

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