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Football Manager 2021 Tactics

Football Manager 2021 Tactics

Find successful Football Manager 2021 tactics to download. Share your best FM 2021 tactics to help fellow managers struggling to create good FM21 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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EL Loco's 4-1-4-1 (3-3-1-3) Leeds
2588   391  
Play like Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds sides, dominate the ball press high, create chances and score goals.
Sir Alex Ferguson's Greatest Manchester United Team 2007/08
3091   458   1  
Manchester United's team in the 07/08 season has always been considered as one of the greatest Manchester United teams, especially under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Pepa's Paços de Ferreira 451
Pepa's Paços de Ferreira 451
1934   120  
Tactic inspired by this season's Paços de Ferreira managed by Pepa whos overachieving in Liga NOS currently in 5th place.
Allegri's Juventus Diamond 2014/15
2560   311   2  
Recreation of Allegri's Juventus side that dominated Seria A and reached the Champions League final in 2014/15.
Diego Simeone Defensive Masterpiece - Flexible Systems
Diego Simeone Defensive Masterpiece - Flexible Systems
5140   981   1  
TWO TACTICS AND TRAINING SCHEDULES!! Diego Simeone Tactical Analysis and FM21 Tactics. Play like Simeone's Atleti with this set of tactics and training schedules by RDF.
The Italian Sauce 5-4-1 | Regista, Treq & Mezzala
The Italian Sauce 5-4-1 | Regista, Treq & Mezzala
4025   674  
a tactic influenced by specialist Italian roles in FM. The aim is to have nice patterns of play with a lot of creativity whilst solidarity
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle
11279   2204  
4-3-3 control tactic for FM21. High pressure, fast passes, a lot of scoring chances. Domination & counter attack. Very effective.
LSPlaysFM's Treble Winning 5-3-2 DM Tactic
LSPlaysFM's Treble Winning 5-3-2 DM Tactic
17055   3653   3  
Defend Your Way To Title Glory! A Treble With Chelsea, Double With Arsenal & More Clean Sheets Then You Can Count!
Marco Rose 4-2-3-1 Tactic
Marco Rose 4-2-3-1 Tactic
6655   1594   1  
Marco Rose looks prepared to take over at Borussia Dortmund in time for next season, we take an in-depth look at the tactics he's deployed in 2020-21.
4-1-3-2 Samurai // Over 4 goals scored per UCL play-off game
4-1-3-2 Samurai // Over 4 goals scored per UCL play-off game
9522   1815  
A new ML tacitc for a top club. Attack in good old Brazilian style - "you will score as much as you can, and we - as much as we want"
Atalanta - Gasperini's Legacy
Atalanta - Gasperini's Legacy
7572   1766   2  
The all conquering Atalanta Tactic for FM 2021. Lots of goals, intricate passing and beautiful football.
Julian Nagelsmann - The Master of the Press! 3 TACTICS!!!
Julian Nagelsmann - The Master of the Press! 3 TACTICS!!!
8706   1402   7  
With this set of FM 2021 tactics, we were successful and managed to win two trophies but don't forget to watch the analysis to understand Julian Nagelsmann tactics.
LSPlaysFM's 4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Haaland 70 Goal Season
LSPlaysFM's 4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Haaland 70 Goal Season
18273   5346   2  
4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Counter Attacking Football At Its Best! A Dortmund Treble, Haaland With 70 Goals, 2.82 GPG & More
Fatih Terim 4-1-4-1
Fatih Terim 4-1-4-1
4776   534   3  
Replicating Fatih Terim's 4-1-4-1 tactics at Galatasaray for FM 2021. Possession and Great Defence!
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
22274   8  
Emulating the tactics of real life managers on Football Manager 2021.
Arsene Wenger 2003-04 Invincibles
Arsene Wenger 2003-04 Invincibles
7410   1174   2  
Break down sides as players operate in lines and spaces difficult for opponents to defend. Quick attacking transitions, create or score within just a few passes.
New School Tactics / Heavy Metal Football
New School Tactics / Heavy Metal Football
7686   1433   5  
New School Tactics is a 3-4-3 variation based on pacey football and high attacking football. Trying to play heavy metal football, scoring a lot of goals and conceding few.
Gegenpress 4-2-3-1 || 100 pts w/ Lazio
Gegenpress 4-2-3-1 || 100 pts w/ Lazio
11579   3009  
A Gegenpress playstyle used in my second season with Lazio winning the Serie A and Runners up in the Champions League.
Vertical Tika Taka / 4 goals a game
Vertical Tika Taka / 4 goals a game
10275   2777   13  
High intensity 3-4-1-2 which dominates with the strikers and shadow striker. Over 4 goals a game in the league on average! With set piece routine collection as optional download.
Hansi Flick's Bayern Munich 4-2-3-1
Hansi Flick's Bayern Munich 4-2-3-1
16143   4276   10  
Dominate possession, score goals and suffocate teams with this recreation for FM 2021. 91 goals scored with 11 conceded won the league by 27 points!
Pep Guardiola's 4-3-3 Masterclass
Pep Guardiola's 4-3-3 Masterclass
16656   4003   4  
Replicating Guardiola's tactics at Manchester City during the 2020/21 season for FM 2021. Plus tactical analysis on video.
MattR83 Style
MattR83 Style
3412   333   1  
Well working tactic to achieve promotion or the title. Plus 2 attacking variants in 2 different sides. Switch during match to suddenly create danger from the other flank.
LSPlaysFM's Unbreakable Diamond Tactic
LSPlaysFM's Unbreakable Diamond Tactic
26013   6421   23  
A 4-1-2-1-2 Tactic Both Great At Scoring Goals & Preventing Them! 62 Serie A Games Unbeaten With Atalanta, Treble With Liverpool & Norwich, Average Of 3 Goals Per Game & More…
Invincible 4-2-3-1 with 64% Possession
Invincible 4-2-3-1 with 64% Possession
12947   3166   4  
This tactic had an average of 64% possesion at the end of the season and finished the season unbeaten with a team that was predicted to finish 4th and no money.
3-7-0 Strikerless FM21 Tactic
3-7-0 Strikerless FM21 Tactic
4513   507  
Inspired by OP Strikerless 3-7-0 on FM17.
Spectacular Attack 3-4-1-2
Spectacular Attack 3-4-1-2
5521   1448  
A spectacular tactic tasted with Birmingham City, CD Nacional da Madeira and Atletico de Madrid with many goals scored and with many titles.
Maurizio Sarri's Sarriball 4-3-3
Maurizio Sarri's Sarriball 4-3-3
5430   1096   4  
Recreating the tactical philosophy of Maurizo Sarri on FM 2021. Dominate possession, score beautiful goals whilst remaining strong in defence. Won the league/European cup.
Boom! 4-2-2-2 Non League Tested | Goals Goals Goals!
Boom! 4-2-2-2 Non League Tested | Goals Goals Goals!
8335   2203   3  
Brilliant going forward and brilliant at the back.Tested with Dulwich Hamlet and WOW. Look at the results so far.
4-3-3 TseGenpress / Game-Title Winner
4-3-3 TseGenpress / Game-Title Winner
7942   2315   3  
A well-known formation, tweaked properly to produce beautiful game flow with many goals and well-disciplined defensive structure. A true Game-Title Winner in FM 2021!
41212 Overperforming Tactic
41212 Overperforming Tactic
13804   2776   2  
The most overpowered tactic I have used in FM21, I keep coming back to this one! Best suited for mid to lower league teams struggling in their league, with some incredible set-piece instructions you can really overperform.

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