Search
FM Scout is the only community you can talk Football Manager in real time. Here are 10 reasons to join!
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.

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? Read this guide.
110 entries found, showing 30 per page
↑↓ Sort by:

The Don't Ask Questions Killer Combo Tactic
The Don't Ask Questions Killer Combo Tactic
16861   2693   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
15946   3460   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
9655   1587   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
35245   7121   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
25924   5576   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
49662   10744   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
30531   6670   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)
37135   10687   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
13302   3199  
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
33817   5194   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
77971   19426   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
90842   26003   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
31188   6928   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
30802   7464  
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
25359   4667   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
22773   4173   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
43072   10482   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
45783   10698   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
33322   9094   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
10148   1838  
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
14262   2674  
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
38791   8849   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
38996   12074   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
81993   19870   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
11588   2309  
This FM 2018 tactic is all about speed. You need to have at least one fast defender and one fast striker.
Pirate Poacher 3-4-1-2-by Vujevic
Pirate Poacher 3-4-1-2-by Vujevic
15064   3127   1  
An asymmetric 3-4-1-2 tactic for FM 2018 that requires a top notch poacher. Won division titles with Bologna, Deportivo and Bournemouth in 1st season.
5-2-3 High & Wide
5-2-3 High & Wide
15252   3344   1  
A high tempo and fairly wide tactic for FM 2018 that utilizes wing backs, a lone striker supported by a winger and an inside forward, as well as a mezzala at MC.
4-2-1-3 Goals & Titles
4-2-1-3 Goals & Titles
19815   5334   2  
4-2-1-3, control and offensive. Won 1x Bundesliga, 1x DFB-Pokal, 1x UEFA Champions League, 1x Ligue 1, plus some less reputable titles (super cups) while managing Dortmund and then PSG.
4-4-2 Avante - League Domination
4-4-2 Avante - League Domination
19398   4416   1  
This 4-4-2 tactic is inspired by Alex Ferguson. Tested with AS Roma; won 2x Serie A, 1x Italian cup in 2 years without reloading. Fast pace counter attacking tactic for FM 2018.
Everton 4-2-3-1 DM School Of Science
Everton 4-2-3-1 DM School Of Science
15117   2341  
I have made this FM 2018 tactic for Everton & adapted it to suit most of the current team. Based on the 4-2-3-1 DM wide preset tactic with roles enhanced for each player.

Page 2 of 4
FMS Chat

Stam
hey, just wanted to let you know that we have a fb style chat for our members. login or sign up to start chatting.