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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
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Anchor Man - Underdog FM21 Tactic
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This FM21 tactic is to get a three-man midfield with Anchorman to help to pass the balls upfront from BPD. Tested with Aston Villa, got good results.
Perfect 3-4-3 or 5-2-3 for FM21
741   115  
Perfect tactic with very good defensive and scoring nice goals, once your team adapts on this FM21 tactic you will be a winning side.
Claudio Ranieri 4-4-2 Sampdoria
3456   625  
Fast and wide direct counter 4-4-2 system using both flanks to quick distribution with pressing forwards and central midfilders flow into final third.
Gian Piero Gasperini 3-4-3 Atalanta
10800   1762   3  
Chance creation from midfield. Multiple combinations. Using of wing-backs and positional exchanges.High pressure at all cost. Gasperini's style is unparalleled.
Maurizio Sarri 4-3-3 Lazio // FM21 Tactic
Maurizio Sarri 4-3-3 Lazio // FM21 Tactic
10383   1901   3  
The Sarriball nickname is the possession play of the team. Sarri wants Lazio to play through the opposition in the central areas.
Julian Nagelsmann 4-3-2-1 Bayern // FM21 Tactic
Julian Nagelsmann 4-3-2-1 Bayern // FM21 Tactic
18228   4938  
Minimizing team’s width and overloading the penalty area remain two key features of Nagelsmann’s game plan at Bayern Munich. Replicating Nagelsmann tactics at Bayern in FM21.
4-2-4 Gegenpress Goal Machine Tactic
4-2-4 Gegenpress Goal Machine Tactic
17835   4580   2  
After 4 seasons i won the Eredivisie and since the first title Fortuna Sittard became one of the best teams in Eredivisie. I dominate the Dutch teams home/away.
Manchester Gegenpressing FM21 Tactic
Manchester Gegenpressing FM21 Tactic
8694   1653  
Tactic for the two Manchester Rivals. Won Champions League, FA Cup with United, and League with City. Positive mentality with GEGENPRESS.
Redefining the 4-4-2 Magnet & Steel
Redefining the 4-4-2 Magnet & Steel
14131   3251  
A possession-based 4-4-2 tactic for FM 2021 that guarantees goals and beautiful football. 3rd place with Aston Villa.
3-4-2-1 FB 2021 Vitor
2724   282  
Vitor Pereira 3-4-3 Fenerbahce // FM21 Best Tactic
Vitor Pereira 3-4-3 Fenerbahce // FM21 Best Tactic
8109   1318   1  
Very close to tactical understanding of Vitor Pereira at Fenerbahce. A tactic for FM 2021.
FM21 Tactic: MacAttack 2-3-3-2 v1.4
FM21 Tactic: MacAttack 2-3-3-2 v1.4
7251   1238   1  
Top rated FM21 tactic for goals scored and overall goal difference on Kippa9's FM tactic encyclopedia. 8th for overall points total. Free flowing attacking football.
FM21 Tactic: Panda Express
FM21 Tactic: Panda Express
7819   1294  
4-2-3-1 formation. Creates a lot of chances. Tested with Brazil national team.
Spalletti's Tactical Masterpiece 4-2-3-1
Spalletti's Tactical Masterpiece 4-2-3-1
14093   3461  
Tactical masterpiece of the Tuscan technician recreated in detail on Football Manager 2021. A historic 4-3-2-1 with maneuver execution speed.
If I Was Manager Of JUVENTUS | 442 SPEED & DIRECT!!
If I Was Manager Of JUVENTUS | 442 SPEED & DIRECT!!
7904   1166  
A 442 tactic for FM21 with two wingers and two pressing forwards. What I would do if I was manager of Juventus!
Attack, Attack, Attack 4-3-3 Narrow
Attack, Attack, Attack 4-3-3 Narrow
8497   1864  
Perfect counter attacking football, strikers get loads of goals providing they have pace.
PSG Assistant Manager 4-1-2-3 DM Wide by DarkHorseFM
PSG Assistant Manager 4-1-2-3 DM Wide by DarkHorseFM
10360   2180   1  
A fast-paced dynamic, tactic I tested out with PSG's 2021/2022 Squad. The team lost the first game of the season and went unbeaten for the rest of the campaign.
Tactical Machines 5-4-1 Diamond
Tactical Machines 5-4-1 Diamond
7660   1625   3  
A FM21 tactic that may seem defensive, but I am always among the best numbers and results in each league.
Beautiful Football with Deadliest Vertical Tika Tika 433
Beautiful Football with Deadliest Vertical Tika Tika 433
20200   5758  
Man United won Premiere League & FA Cup and Finalist for Champions League with tactic and while Manager ON HOLIDAY mode. Also Besiktas and Blackburn had success.
FM21 Tactic: Sarah | 3-5-2 WB | Tiki Taka
FM21 Tactic: Sarah | 3-5-2 WB | Tiki Taka
7921   1686  
Plug and play! A FM21 tactic that is suitable for both the top clubs and the underdogs. Quintuple with Liverpool, TOP6 for Fulham, double for Hertha Berlin.
Dominant 4132 unbeaten in 3 seasons | Plug and Play
Dominant 4132 unbeaten in 3 seasons | Plug and Play
12035   3126   1  
I have been using this Tactics 3 seasons now and I've won everything very good tactics for top teams.
My Best Tactic Ever - Won Champions League in every save
My Best Tactic Ever - Won Champions League in every save
15136   4653   4  
I won CL with every team I played with. This 4-4-2 is my best tactic. Tested with mostly underdog teams.
442 Narrow Diamond by hant
442 Narrow Diamond by hant
4037   579  
442 Narrow Diamond with cautious mentality. Compression and Possession tactic for FM21.
4-3-3 The Kremin Way
4-3-3 The Kremin Way
6961   1137   1  
A high tempo, possession orientated, wide 4-3-3.
3-4-3 Killer // All five cups in one season
13587   2545   5  
You want to win? This is a tactic you will outplay all your opponents with and it's as deadly as what Tuchel is doing at Chelsea.
Scooti-Taka 3-4-1-2 | Top Scorers with Relegation Candidates
Scooti-Taka 3-4-1-2 | Top Scorers with Relegation Candidates
11178   2273  
This three at the back system saw teams predicted to fight for survival shoot up the table and produce a lot of goals.
GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
24629   5487   3  
Treble with Inter Milan & Arsenal. La Liga win with Betis predicted to finish 9th. European qualification with Fulham and FC Lorient who were both predicted to finish bottom. League win for Dortmund.
Filthy Underdog 4-3-3 | Relegation to Europe
Filthy Underdog 4-3-3 | Relegation to Europe
15008   2281   2  
An asymmetric 4-3-3, that looks like a 3-4-3, but plays with a solid defence and great passing and movement
4-4-2 Incredible Diamond Tactic
4-4-2 Incredible Diamond Tactic
12040   2149  
This is the blood diamond tactic that plays through the centre direct football.
The Ultimate 4-2-3-1 Possession Tactic | The false front
The Ultimate 4-2-3-1 Possession Tactic | The false front
23811   6957  
A very fluid tactic that aims to dominate the ball and scores the most goals through the intelligent movement of the front 4. Solid in defence 100 point tactic.

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