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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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007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle v5
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle v5
18776   3493  
4-3-3 control tactic for FM21. High pressure, fast passes, a lot of scoring chances. Domination & counter attack. Very effective. Updated on May 16th.
Batik 4-2-3-1 Possession and Goals Trequartista
Batik 4-2-3-1 Possession and Goals Trequartista
2913   497  
Control possession and score goals with this Shadow striker and Trequartista partnership tactic. 2.58 PPG, 98 points with Spurs, won various European leagues.
Super Attacking 4-1-5 // Insane Striker Stats
Super Attacking 4-1-5 // Insane Striker Stats
7985   1300   10  
Unstoppable attack power. 4-1-5 formation and 3 HUNGRY strikers for GOALS. Super Attacking tactic for FM 2021 to break the records with insane striker stats.
Back-to-back Promotions // FM21 Tactic
Back-to-back Promotions // FM21 Tactic
2805   374  
2 straight promotions from League One to Premier League with Doncaster Rovers, scoring loads of goals but also conceding many. An attacking 4-2-3-1 wide tactic for FM 2021.
Invincible 4-2-3-1 Wide // Attack on Fire
Invincible 4-2-3-1 Wide // Attack on Fire
3689   952  
Good tactics to beat any team. The key is a good goalkeeper, good central defenders and a good home ground.
Piercing Target 4-1-3-2
Piercing Target 4-1-3-2
1421   253   1  
You will see numerous chances created and goals.
Manchester City Pep Guardiola Tactical Analysis & FM21 Tactics
Manchester City Pep Guardiola Tactical Analysis & FM21 Tactics
3567   953   1  
For those who would love to get their team playing to this sort of style in Football Manager. This FM 2021 recreation will relate mainly to In possession.
Overpowered Strikerless // GYRFM Striker on Strike!
Overpowered Strikerless // GYRFM Striker on Strike!
1081   128  
My first attempt at a strikerless tactic on FM 2021 and we went unbeaten in La Liga with Atletico Madrid and Ligue 1 with PSG.
Tiki Taka 4-3-3 All Winning
Tiki Taka 4-3-3 All Winning
3259   708   1  
My 4-3-3 tiki-taka is an attempt to emulate the tiki taka style, made famous by Josep Guardiola's Barcelona.
Solid 5-3-2 // Title Winning Tactic
Solid 5-3-2 // Title Winning Tactic
2452   528  
Solid defense, title winning tactic for FM 2021. Won Serie A and Europa League with AC Milan in the 1st season.
N3liNH0's tactic 4-2-3-1 Speedy/IW
N3liNH0's tactic 4-2-3-1 Speedy/IW
2204   467  
Tactic 4231 with inner wingers! you need fast players with good attributes (passing, decision, volume of play, speed, acceleration) and by position!
3-4-1-2 Bulldozer // Mbappe + Haaland scored 211 goals in a season
3-4-1-2 Bulldozer // Mbappe + Haaland scored 211 goals in a season
5742   1891   4  
An incredibly offensive tactic for FM 2021 that made Haaland and Mbappe jointly scored 211 goals in one season! Fantastic results, total football and an incredible number of goals!
Death by xG 4-1-4-1 // 199 goals in one season
Death by xG 4-1-4-1 // 199 goals in one season
7471   1720   3  
This very forward thinking 4-1-4-1 has helped win two-fifths of a Pentagon, send Groningen to the Champions League semi-finals and beats teams into submission.
Jose Mourinho 2017/18 Man Utd Tactics // 4-2-3-1 & 4-3-3
Jose Mourinho 2017/18 Man Utd Tactics // 4-2-3-1 & 4-3-3
2007   259  
An attempt to recreate the 2 tactics Jose used during the 2017/18 season at Man Utd! Well structured 4-2-3-1 and 4-3-3 for FM 2021.
Massimiliano Allegri 3-5-2 Juve Tactics
Massimiliano Allegri 3-5-2 Juve Tactics
1938   273  
An attempt to recreate Juventus 3-5-2 during the 2015/16 season under Massimiliano Allegri. Tactic for FM 2021.
Mauricio Pochettino PSG Tactics for FM21
Mauricio Pochettino PSG Tactics for FM21
2019   318  
An attempt to recreate the 3 tactics (4-2-3-1 / 4-3-3) used by Mauricio Pochettino during his start at PSG for FM 2021.
Mezzala? I barely know her!
Mezzala? I barely know her!
3855   947   5  
Possession orientated attacking 4-3-3 with the Mezzala's running the show and the AF tearing up defences.
FM21 Tactic: The Volcano
FM21 Tactic: The Volcano
2406   372  
Attacking football and lots of goals with two Volantes.
Danish Dynamite 4-3-1-2 // Goals for days.
Danish Dynamite 4-3-1-2 // Goals for days.
2853   727  
An attacking 4-3-1-2 created for my PSG team. 3 seasons played, 398 league goals in 118 league games. Mbappe played 174 games, scored 236 goals and dished 46 assists.
Koeman's 3-4-3 at Barça
Koeman's 3-4-3 at Barça
2784   437   1  
My FM 2021 recreation of Ronald Koeman's latest used 3-4-3 formation at FC Barcelona.
Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla blueprint 4-3-3
Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla blueprint 4-3-3
2235   366  
Recreating the tactics used by Julen Lopetegui. Comfortably won La Liga by 9 points! solid in defence with plenty of possession.
Brendan Rodgers Leicester 4-2-3-1
Brendan Rodgers Leicester 4-2-3-1
4984   983  
Enjoy plenty of possession without sacrificing goals or exposing your defence. 3rd place finish in the Prem alongside winning the Europa League.
Strong Positional Play 4-3-3
Strong Positional Play 4-3-3
5520   1078  
This FM 2021 tactic is a blend of Klopp and Guardiola's (Arteta tactics). I created it after getting Bristol City into the Premier League.
Shanahan Ball - Treble Winning Tactic
Shanahan Ball - Treble Winning Tactic
6759   1668  
4231 Custom Gegen Press with inverted wing backs AND a deep lying playmaker. Score plenty, but more importantly concede very little and win trophies.
4-2-4 Full Attack & Goal
4-2-4 Full Attack & Goal
5372   1237  
Very offensive tactic with Lots of goals and possession of the ball.
Dominating 4-4-2 by xKoMx
Dominating 4-4-2 by xKoMx
3223   601  
Created this tactic for Spurs and we are dominating with it in PL. Great offensive tactic, lots of goals.
Ten Hag inspired 4-2-3-1 // Ajax but it's Everton lads
Ten Hag inspired 4-2-3-1 // Ajax but it's Everton lads
6193   1026  
Won 2 back to back Champions leagues and a Premier League with Everton. Flexible 4-2-3-1 with 2 DMs very solid at the back and great going forward.
The 4123 Promotion Tactic for FM21
The 4123 Promotion Tactic for FM21
9952   2521  
A fantastic 4123 tactic for FM 2021 that has taken Margate from Tier 8 to Tier 2 within 6 seasons. This tactic will have you playing, direct, fast-paced football.
Hasta Regista Is Back // 4-3-3 Possession Tactic
Hasta Regista Is Back // 4-3-3 Possession Tactic
8648   1914   8  
A very fluid, high tempo possession tactic built around the Regista. Won the Bundesliga, Seria A and Premiership as well as promotion from the Championship.
Sir Alex 4-4-2 with Man Utd 98/99 / FM21 Tactic
Sir Alex 4-4-2 with Man Utd 98/99 / FM21 Tactic
9115   2613   3  
Replicating the treble winning 4-4-2 tactic used by Sir Alex Ferguson in 1998/1999 with Manchester United. Tactic for Football Manager 2021.

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