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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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KasatO 4-3-2-1 Narrow V2 - FM18 Tactic
KasatO 4-3-2-1 Narrow V2 - FM18 Tactic
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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
47305   9900   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
51662   14439   3  
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
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An attacking 4-2-3-1 formation that I used with Man Utd 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
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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
23581   3723   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
24918   4102   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
29212   6325   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
28808   5553   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
24642   3005   1  
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.
Motoring 4-4-1-1 FM18 Tactic
Motoring 4-4-1-1 FM18 Tactic
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A 4-4-1-1 for FM 2018 with narrow wide midfielders and overlapping wing backs. Creates overloads in the wide areas. Tested with Leicester City.
4-3-3 Control Possession FM18 Tactic
4-3-3 Control Possession FM18 Tactic
38039   7066   1  
A controlling 4-3-3 for FM 2018 which keeps possession excellently and very solid defensively. Tested with Bournemouth.
4-2-4 Fairytale Counterpress Tactic FM18
4-2-4 Fairytale Counterpress Tactic FM18
31690   4932   2  
The FM 2018 tactic I used at Torino FC for a season, finishing 2nd in the league and winning the cup. It's about fast, attacking football with incredible results for home and away matches.
4-3-2-1/4-4-2 LLM Dominator FM18 Tactics
4-3-2-1/4-4-2 LLM Dominator FM18 Tactics
42110   6374   1  
Using this set of FM 2018 tactics in the lower leagues of England with impressive results! Taking 21st place predicted Cadbury Athletic to Champions in the first season!
Classic 4-4-2 Winning FM18 Tactic
Classic 4-4-2 Winning FM18 Tactic
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An attacking 4-4-2 which morphs into 3-5-2 with the ball. Developed after losing 6-0 to the computer and a season later finished with 103 points in the Prem.
Double-End Pressure Free Roam - FM18 Tactic
Double-End Pressure Free Roam - FM18 Tactic
17731   3052   1  
A high pressure possession tactic for FM 2018 with a 4-2-3-1 formation that aims to ruin your opponent's day.
The Minesweeper | FM18 Tactic
The Minesweeper | FM18 Tactic
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A FM 2018 tactic handcrafted by FM Wonderkid Mathias Svenson, acknowledged as a good tactic by FMScout's own streamer Jamie.
3-4-1-2 Balance | Firepower | FM18 Tactic
3-4-1-2 Balance | Firepower | FM18 Tactic
30739   5513   3  
I used this FM 2018 tactic for 1 season with Vitória Guimarães and I won the League and the League Cup, while being the team with most goals scored (99)!
Fast Team Possession Pep Style
Fast Team Possession Pep Style
32646   7886   1  
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
32577   2431   2  
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
67758   9920   6  
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
69928   11065   4  
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
65630   12708   1  
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
40205   5825   4  
"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.

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