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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.

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.
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FM18 Tactic: Il Metodo Brutale 4-3-3
FM18 Tactic: Il Metodo Brutale 4-3-3
8717   1338   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
15220   2591   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
34682   7558   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
9867   1726  
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
10035   1724   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
18785   3054   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
17456   3769   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
10647   1732   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
38506   7857   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
28465   6235   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
54439   11806   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
32291   7009   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)
41460   11839   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
35736   5564   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
83207   20702   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
97015   27646   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
32592   7217   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
32302   7776  
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
26384   4872   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
24273   4400   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
47447   11329   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
47785   11133   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
35140   9491   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
10791   1925  
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
15531   2907  
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
40715   9240   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
41566   12868   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.

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