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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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Klopp's Gegenpressing FM18 Tactic + Video
Klopp's Gegenpressing FM18 Tactic + Video
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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
35994   5315   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
47332   10028   3  
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
15668   1768   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
39301   3640   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
47746   8650   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
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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
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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
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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
20075   2455   15  
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
24697   3506   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
23765   4303   6  
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
15011   1981   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
53489   9201   14  
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
38307   7525   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
71305   13623   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
39742   7700   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)
61708   14402   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
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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
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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
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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
111092   29722   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
39656   7776   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
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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
30860   5178   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
32027   4863   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
63348   13163   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
54899   11788   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
43005   10217   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
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A Very Sh-Crewe-d Tactic for FM 2018 that gives good possession, attempts on goal and defends solidly.

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