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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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The Tinkerman's Unbelievables 4-4-2
The Tinkerman's Unbelievables 4-4-2
1445   162   1  
Recreating the tactics of Claudio Ranieri that took Leicester to the unthinkable a Premier League title! The Tinkerman's Foxes is a 442 cautious tactic for FM 2021.
FM21 Double Broken Tactic
FM21 Double Broken Tactic
29681   7648   17  
Over 100+ Points in 1 season, 80+ Goals and positions. These tactics have aggression and brutal form with More and More Possession and Goals.
Ottmar "der General" Hitzfeld - Dortmund 1997 Inspired 5212
Ottmar "der General" Hitzfeld - Dortmund 1997 Inspired 5212
4029   839   7  
Unbeaten in my first year winning the Bundesliga AND Champions League. 96 points in the League and Erling Braut Håland scoring 67 goals in all comps!
4-3-2-1 Create Space / Total Football
4-3-2-1 Create Space / Total Football
2455   302   2  
This FM21 tactic is based on movement. When defending tactic will be 5-2-2-1, while attacking will change to 2-1-3-4.
3-6-1 Positive by mithriandir
3-6-1 Positive by mithriandir
1497   186   2  
FM2021 offensive tactics tested with Legia and the Polish National team. You need wing backs with good work rate for best results.
Rinus Michels - Total Football Ajax Inspired 3-4-3 Tactic
Rinus Michels - Total Football Ajax Inspired 3-4-3 Tactic
10095   1944   12  
Rinus Michels, named Coach of the Century by FIFA in 1999. With this tactic you should expect lots of possession, high pressing and also plenty of goals!
Steven Gerrard's 433 Rangers Recreation
9340   1862   1  
This Gerrard recreation looks to win the ball back and attack at speed, with lots of crosses coming in from the wider spaces. This creates chances!
The Professor Ralf Rangnick's Red Bulls 4-2-2-2
The Professor Ralf Rangnick's Red Bulls 4-2-2-2
13475   4492   16  
Recreating the high octane football of Ralf Rangnick's Leipzig. Unbeaten in the Bundesliga scoring 102 goals and only conceding 23.
Bozkurt Avengers v1.0.1 Undefeated
Bozkurt Avengers v1.0.1 Undefeated
5055   1286   6  
You will run from victory to victory with your team, without knowing defeat. The Bozkurt Avengers tactic was tested and fine-tuned for you. Every match many goals, endless success.
4-3-3 Pressing Wingplay by AUTFabi
4-3-3 Pressing Wingplay by AUTFabi
14849   4068   3  
Proven tactic for FM2021 that works for every team. My go-to tactic for every FM with magnificent results consistently.
Otto Rehhagel Greece Euro 2004 Final Tactic
Otto Rehhagel Greece Euro 2004 Final Tactic
5124   593   3  
A FM2021 recreation of the Otto Rehhagel's Greece that won the Euro 2004 Final.
Ruben Amorim 343 Braga/Sporting Recreation by RDF
7362   1652   5  
This tactic is a replication, created by RDF, focussing on Ruben Amorim's system at Braga/Sporting. The young coach has provided entertainment so far!
Pep Guardiola's Barcelona Masterpiece 4-3-3
Pep Guardiola's Barcelona Masterpiece 4-3-3
28466   8130   26  
Recreating the all-conquering Barcelona team assembled by Pep Guardiola for FM 2021. The greatest club side in the modern era.
WIN ALL Attacking 4-2-3-1 Wide
24255   7677   4  
I was able to win all competitions with SL Benfica using this tactic.
PPM FM21 Tactics Set (Tried and Tested)
6465   1085  
If you're struggling with your FM21 tactics, I'm sharing my set of 3 tactics you can use on different occasions in-game. Tweak to your own preferences.
My Own Philosophy
4491   402   6  
A recreation of the tactic I use in real life coaching an U13's team, which results in solid football with posession and high quality chances.
Dominate & Attack 3-4-3 / Ruben Amorim Tactics
Dominate & Attack 3-4-3 / Ruben Amorim Tactics
6958   1503   1  
A FM 2021 replica of the amazing playing style produced by the coach Ruben Amorim at Sporting CP.
Bournemouth 4-3-3 on FM21 Beta
Bournemouth 4-3-3 on FM21 Beta
3560   727  
This is my Bournermouth tactic , winning EFL championship in the 1st season with 100+ point. and now on the verge of CL spot at second season.
The SAINTS Comeback: 4-2-4 Attacking Tactic by huygh-jens
The SAINTS Comeback: 4-2-4 Attacking Tactic by huygh-jens
3677   992   1  
Very Fluid Attacking Tactich with 2 strikers Managed to finish 3th in first season with Southampton Scored 109, Conceded 52
Conte’s Juventus tactic recreation (2011-14)
Conte’s Juventus tactic recreation (2011-14)
8005   3204   2  
The tactic follows the steps of the first 3 years of Juventus winning cycle, coached by Conte, who took it from two 7th places to win 3 league titles in a row.
LEICESTER INVINCIBLES! 4-3-3 Invincible Tactic
LEICESTER INVINCIBLES! 4-3-3 Invincible Tactic
7478   2309   1  
Despite finishing 2nd, I managed to go the whole season unbeaten with this 4-3-3 tactic with Leicester.
FM21 Leipzig inspired 4-4-2 DM, 3rd in S1 with Newcastle!!!
FM21 Leipzig inspired 4-4-2 DM, 3rd in S1 with Newcastle!!!
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Tactic inspired by RB Leipzig's IRL tactics. 4-4-2 with 2 DMs and inverted wingers. Vertical tiki-taka.
Overpowered 4-3-3 Tested in League One / Championship
Overpowered 4-3-3 Tested in League One / Championship
4918   1204   7  
Universally Competent 4-3-3, tested with Peterborough in League One and Championship. Regularly dominating sides. Finishing top of League One, P46 W36 D6 L4 GD62 P114
The Bukovi: 4-2-4 Strikerless System for FM21
The Bukovi: 4-2-4 Strikerless System for FM21
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Introducing... The Bukovi. A Take on a 4-2-4 Strikerless System for FM 2021.
5-2-3 Sporting CP
5-2-3 Sporting CP
2344   486  
First tactic created on FM21. Built for Sporting CP team. Working with good results.
Positive 4-3-1-2 by Valyp
Positive 4-3-1-2 by Valyp
2510   604   3  
New tactic with a lot of opportunities to score lots of goals!
Attacking 4-2-3-1 - Quicksta Gegenpress V2.0
Attacking 4-2-3-1 - Quicksta Gegenpress V2.0
33061   12044   17  
Great FM21 Gegenpress Tactic that worked wonders with Dortmund.
Progressive Positional Play / OP FM21 Tactic
Progressive Positional Play / OP FM21 Tactic
4669   946   2  
Tactical Football at its finest. Overpowered tactic for Football Manager 2021. Enjoy!
FM21 Turtonaccio 4-2-3-1 BETA
FM21 Turtonaccio 4-2-3-1 BETA
8277   2004   4  
Welcome, for the second year, to the TurtonaccioFM experience :D
Gennaro Gattuso’s Partenopei 4-3-3
Gennaro Gattuso’s Partenopei 4-3-3
10103   2220   8  
Recreating the 4-3-3 used by Gattuso's Napoli for FM 2021. Solid in defence with a short passing style. Won the Seria A, conceding only 13 goals!

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