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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.

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REAPER V4 - A tactic to destroy everything
REAPER V4 - A tactic to destroy everything
2568   512   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
8067   2400   4  
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
1317   141   1  
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
769   86  
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
2746   361  
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
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 4-2-3-1 Man Utd
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 4-2-3-1 Man Utd
3628   572   3  
4-2-3-1 allows Bruno to play in his best role and position with a huge defensive work on two defensive midfielders.
Luis Enrique's La Rojo Euro 2020 tactic.
Luis Enrique's La Rojo Euro 2020 tactic.
6680   1198   1  
Recreating the best pressing and possession side of the Euro's. Dominate the ball and dictate the tempo of games with this tactic.
Elite Goal Scoring GYRFM 343 TRI PEDWAR TRI
Elite Goal Scoring GYRFM 343 TRI PEDWAR TRI
9912   2046  
My 343 for top teams I would say mainly but as you can see Betis did well with it too. You are attacking in numbers so there are plenty of goals flying in.
Forza Italia 4-3-3 Mancini's Masterclass
Forza Italia 4-3-3 Mancini's Masterclass
10763   2465  
Recreating the tactics used by Mancini's modern Italy. High tempo fluid possession football.
Who Dares Wins 4-2-3-1 / 100 goal tactic
Who Dares Wins 4-2-3-1 / 100 goal tactic
10509   2451  
High Octane Football that dominated major leagues in Europe. Elche was able to finish in the top half of La Liga with Sassuolo finishing 3rd.
2013 - 2014 Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid Tactical Recreation
2013 - 2014 Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid Tactical Recreation
8489   1482   2  
A tactical recreation of Diego Simeone's 2013 - 2014 Atletico Madrid team by The Cult of FM. The downlodable pack includes 3 variations of the tactic; regular, defensive and attacking.
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle v6
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle v6
33044   6847   2  
4-3-3 control tactic for FM21. High pressure, fast passes, a lot of scoring chances. Domination & counter attack. Very effective. Updated on July 3rd.
The Spanish Armada 4-3-3 Tiki Taka tactic
The Spanish Armada 4-3-3 Tiki Taka tactic
14076   3618  
The ultimate possession tactic, used over 2 seasons in my Ajax save 26k passes each season resulting in back to back champions league wins.
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
147051   12  
Emulating the tactics of real life managers on Football Manager 2021. List updated on June 29th.
Conte’s Juventus tactic (2011-14) DOMINATE every match! 105 points! (+ VIDEOS)
Conte’s Juventus tactic (2011-14) DOMINATE every match! 105 points! (+ VIDEOS)
93083   26120   13  
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.
Italy Euro 2020 Tactics
Italy Euro 2020 Tactics
12730   3244   2  
I have been fascinated by how Italy set up a very special 433. I am currently unbeaten halfway through the season with Crystal Palace.
The AntiPress 4-3-3
The AntiPress 4-3-3
10311   2046   1  
A much less urgent pressing tactic for FM 2021 that is solid in defence and scores lots of goals.
QUADRUPLE WINNING DIAMOND TACTIC -  GYRFM JACK OF DIAMONDS
QUADRUPLE WINNING DIAMOND TACTIC - GYRFM JACK OF DIAMONDS
17529   3503  
Quadruple won with Man Utd, league won with Wrexham, a Double with Dortmund, a Treble with Juventus and Atletico Madrid won La Liga
4-3-3 High Pressure & Ball Possession
4-3-3 High Pressure & Ball Possession
16788   4448   1  
4-3-3 with high pressure and effective, solid defence and midfield control. Aggressive pressure and team compactness.
Chaotic Mayhem // 100+ points // 100+ goals // Quadruple
Chaotic Mayhem // 100+ points // 100+ goals // Quadruple
12404   2670   4  
Would you like to make some chaos on the field and take away titles? This is what you need - a strikerless tactics to outscore and outplay your opponents
Goal Machine 4-4-2
Goal Machine 4-4-2
16485   4598   4  
A twist on the usual 4-4-2!! A perfect blend between gegenpress and a fluid counter attack!
FM21 Tactics by Knap: F.U.B.B.
FM21 Tactics by Knap: F.U.B.B.
11365   2293   1  
F.U.B.B. tactics for FM21 by Knap. This is a set of 2 tactic variations with unusual instructions.
FM21 Tactics by Knap: FIRE & WATER
FM21 Tactics by Knap: FIRE & WATER
6071   897  
Fire & Water tactics for FM21 by Knap. This is a set of 3 tactic variations. Very direct, low possession. Suitable to sub-top teams with sufficient squad depth.
FM21 Tactics by Knap: ELECTRIC FUNERAL
FM21 Tactics by Knap: ELECTRIC FUNERAL
7359   1412   1  
Very short passing, very high tempo FM21 tactic by Knap.
Frank The Tank - THE ULTIMATE 4-4-2
Frank The Tank - THE ULTIMATE 4-4-2
9250   2157   1  
GOALS... check! TARGET MAN... check! This is the Frank the Tank Tactic and it's a simple but great 4-4-2 formation for those of you with a big man.
A Treble and TWO DOUBLE'S won with this tactic GYRFM Kante Be Beaten
A Treble and TWO DOUBLE'S won with this tactic GYRFM Kante Be Beaten
20463   3412  
This tactic is based on the shape/formation Chelsea used in the Champions League Final win over Man City League and Champions League doubles with Chelsea and Barcelona Treble with Arsenal 90+ points for all in the league All holiday tested
The Mighty Magyars
The Mighty Magyars
14114   2408  
Recreating the great Hungarian side of the 1950s. Won the treble in my Ajax save 61% Possession averaging 3.79 goals a game.
2004 - 2005 AC Milan Carlo Ancelotti Tactical Recreation
2004 - 2005 AC Milan Carlo Ancelotti Tactical Recreation
11931   2290   3  
Here we have a tactical recreation of Carlo Ancelotti's 2004 - 2005 AC Milan team. It's a 4-3-1-2 Formation in the tactics creator.
100 point season tactic- GYRFM 4231 Swansalona
100 point season tactic- GYRFM 4231 Swansalona
26476   9070   7  
Based on the shape Brendan Rodgers and Micheal Laudrup played at Swansea. Well balance tactic to score goals while being strong in defence
QUADRUPLE WINNING TACTIC!!! | The WaveBreaker (4-3-3)
QUADRUPLE WINNING TACTIC!!! | The WaveBreaker (4-3-3)
16554   3816   4  
This tactic adds steel to your midfield/defences and frees up your attack! If you want to concede less, score more, win Quadruples, then this tactic is for you!

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