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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.

FM18 Tactic: 2-3-2-3 is the Future!
FM18 Tactic: 2-3-2-3 is the Future!
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Premier League and Champions League! Double in the first season with LFC. At attacking tactic for FM 2018 that did wonders for my Liverpool side.
Timeless 4-2-3-1 Glory | FM18 Tactic
Timeless 4-2-3-1 Glory | FM18 Tactic
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Being used since Championship Manager 97/98, this tactic can never go wrong. Winning titles with Wycombe, Everton, Fiorentina & many more! Remade & working for FM 2018.
Quicksta's 4-2-3-1 Possession | FM 2018 Tactic
Quicksta's 4-2-3-1 Possession | FM 2018 Tactic
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I have used this FM18 tactic with Man Utd for 2 seasons; winning the Premier League, Champions League & Super Cup! Requires inside forwards.
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 18
4-2-4 Maldini Doesn't Tackle for FM 18
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This is a Counter Attack tactic for FM 2018 based on the 1994 Manchester United and 2015/16 Leicester City.
FM18 Tactic: Strikerless Destroyer 5-2-3-0
FM18 Tactic: Strikerless Destroyer 5-2-3-0
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Shadow strikers in a strikerless and wingless formation were OP in FM17. We tested that on the FM18 match engine and it still delivers. You need quality shadow strikers & wing backs for best results.
Sacuri's Spearhead 3.0 FM18 Tactic
Sacuri's Spearhead 3.0 FM18 Tactic
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The comeback of the highly offensive 4-2-3-1 that we've all come to know and love. An attacking tactic for FM 2018. Updated for 18.1.1
Guardiola Invincible FM18 Tactic CTW
Guardiola Invincible FM18 Tactic CTW
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Turning possession into victories with this high pressing FM 2018 tactic and create space for clear cut chances. Inspired by Pep Guardiola's tactics. Part of "Control The World" series.
Suk Sam 5-2-3 FM18 Tactic
Suk Sam 5-2-3 FM18 Tactic
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The most overpowered tactic on the full version of FM 2018; using 3 strikers is super powerful, while having 5 backs ensures a very solid defense. Plug & play against almost any formation.
FM18 Tactic: Suk Sam 4-4-2
FM18 Tactic: Suk Sam 4-4-2
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The classic 4-4-2 seems very powerful in FM 2018. Utilizing inverted winger and carrilero roles. Updated on November 10th with version 3.0.
Galatasaray 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric Tactic
Galatasaray 4-2-3-1 Asymmetric Tactic
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A fast paced attacking tactic for FM 2018 with very fluid team shape and extreme closing down, aiming to work the ball into the box via vertical passes through the middle.
Brasil 1970 World Cup Tactic for FM18
Brasil 1970 World Cup Tactic for FM18
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Trying to replicate the tactic Brazil showcased during the 1970 World Cup on Football Manager 2018. Tested with Fenerbahce with good results on my FM 2018 career.
Goals Galore FM18 Tactic by Guru
Goals Galore FM18 Tactic by Guru
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This is an attacking 4-2-4 for FM 2018 that works best for teams that have decent/good midfielders. If that's your case & you enjoy offensive & beautiful plays, it's for you.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
4-3-3 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.
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.
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".
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!
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.
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.
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.
4-4-2 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!
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!
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!
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!

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