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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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GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
11977   2834   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
6583   930   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
5720   1032  
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.
9197   2892  
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.
4-4-2 LOW BLOCK TACTIC  PACE & POSESSION
4-4-2 LOW BLOCK TACTIC PACE & POSESSION
7661   1481   1  
Three seasons in the making but finally managed to get a successful low block tactic working with some fantastic attacking play.
Adi Hütter 3-4-3 Eintracht
Adi Hütter 3-4-3 Eintracht
4306   706  
Tactics puts a lot of emphasis on creating width in the initial phase of build up, as well as freedom and flexibility in the positions and movements of players.
Daniel Farke 4-2-3-1 Norwich
Daniel Farke 4-2-3-1 Norwich
3102   525  
With 1-4-2-3-1 formation Daniel Farke has brought Norwich into direct and breaking line play.
Jose Bordalás 4-4-2 Getafe
Jose Bordalás 4-4-2 Getafe
2985   421  
4-4-2 sticking rigidly to this shape and looking for a chance in quick counters. Looking for wide play during fast counterattacks.
Invincible Quadruple Winning Tactic
Invincible Quadruple Winning Tactic
17127   2872   1  
A tactic for FM21 to get the best out of a technically gifted players. This narrow tactic went undefeated throughout the season winning the lot.
Recreating Nuno's Spurs 4-3-3 | Best Premier League Defence
Recreating Nuno's Spurs 4-3-3 | Best Premier League Defence
9966   2031  
With Spurs sitting top of the league with three 1-0 wins, we recreate his 4-3-3 and produce the best defensive record in the Premier League.
IF I WAS MANAGER OF ARSENAL 3-5-2 TACTIC WITH A HIGH PRESS
IF I WAS MANAGER OF ARSENAL 3-5-2 TACTIC WITH A HIGH PRESS
8342   1148  
With Arsenal an absolute shambles at the moment it was time to bring EP2 of my Football Manager series
Asymmetric 3-4-3 with a Libero | Only 14 goals conceded
Asymmetric 3-4-3 with a Libero | Only 14 goals conceded
8691   1590  
Using a Libero and a Segundo Volante, this tactic won the Champions League with PSG and also helped a relegation candidate challenge for promotion.
Perfect High Tempo 4-4-2 Champions League Tactic
11523   5591   13  
Gegen / High Tempo Tactic. Champions League winning hasn't been easier before!
CF-AF-IF 4-3-1-2 Goal Scoring Tactic
12888   956  
Great tactic , tested by running the game while going on vacation. So with some tweaks and care this can become a really good tactic.
4-1-3-1-1 Center Attack For Sub-Top Teams
6908   1012  
4-1-3-1-1 tactic with high pressure and very high tempo. Perfect for sub-top teams. Tested with Southampton.
Roberto Mancini 4-3-3 Italy
Roberto Mancini 4-3-3 Italy
11763   2455  
An advanced forward in the lead and two very mobile inside forwards on the wings with additional support from full-backs in the role of wing-backs
Roberto Martinez 3-4-2-1 Belgium
Roberto Martinez 3-4-2-1 Belgium
6271   1196  
3-4-2-1 with two offensive midfielders operating in the offensive third and leaving wings for wing-backs
TurtonaccioFM Final Tactic 4-2-3-1
8214   1776  
The end of the FM21 season is near, so are the series on my YouTube channel, so I decided to upload one last tactic.
PSG 2021-22 Asymmetrical Tactic with Messi as a Trequartista
PSG 2021-22 Asymmetrical Tactic with Messi as a Trequartista
16914   1766   1  
First tactic in my new Youtube series where I focus on a club and through FM21 pick a tactic and style of play that PSG should go with this season.
Champions League winning 4-3-3 Asymmetric | 60-goal striker
Champions League winning 4-3-3 Asymmetric | 60-goal striker
26557   8481   2  
This formation won 13 straight titles and a Champions League with Vasas from Hungary and helped them become the greatest team in Europe.
4-3-3 Possession Quadruple winning tactic. Poetry In Motion.
17670   5021   2  
A Vertical Tiki-Taka inspired tactic, 18k passes 61% possession. Treble with Leipzig, Quadruple with City, Double with Napoli and A.Madrid.
156 goals - No wingers | 4-3-1-2 wins titles and promotions
156 goals - No wingers | 4-3-1-2 wins titles and promotions
31904   10099   3  
Created with FC Rapid in Romania, this formation won 11 straight titles, one Europa League and reached a Champions League final.
Double Quadruple winning, High Goal Scoring GYRFM 4222 GOAL GETTER
Double Quadruple winning, High Goal Scoring GYRFM 4222 GOAL GETTER
32170   10379   4  
Won quadruples with PSG and Man UTD, Doubles with Betis and Milan and the league with Swansea. Betis predicted finish is 9th so I am very happy with this test!!
4-2-4 Strikerless - Only 18 goals conceded
4-2-4 Strikerless - Only 18 goals conceded
13578   3353   3  
This 4-2-4 tactic, using a Segundo Volante, is more impressive defensively than you'd imagine and plays beautiful football.
The Trifecta
8177   1052  
Compact and defensively solid Championship-winning tactic. 100 points with Spurs, with a +95 GD.
REAPER V4 - A tactic to destroy everything
REAPER V4 - A tactic to destroy everything
29926   5933   2  
Powerful attack from three AM. Crazy performance for West Ham and other strong teams. My best tactic for FM 2021.
Unstoppable 433 GYRFM AVALANCHE
Unstoppable 433 GYRFM AVALANCHE
56807   19210   11  
A tactic for all leagues and has been successful wherever it was tested. League win with Lyon, Liverpool had a great season and Dortmund won everything.
Xisco 4-3-3 Watford
Xisco 4-3-3 Watford
10556   1570   2  
Replicating the tactics of Xisco at Watford for FM 2021. Control the ball, high press and wide play system with wingers going inside and overlapping full-backs.
Neil Warnock 4-2-3-1 Middlesbrough
Neil Warnock 4-2-3-1 Middlesbrough
6628   1124   1  
Recreating the tactics of Neil Warnock at Middlesbrough for FM 2021. Positionally fluid style of play combined with a high press and build possession from the back.
Frank De Boer 5-3-2 Netherlands
Frank De Boer 5-3-2 Netherlands
9728   1672  
5-3-2 shape describes this team better when they don’t have the ball and it looks more and more like 3-5-2 building their attacks

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