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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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Pepa's Paços de Ferreira 451
Pepa's Paços de Ferreira 451
5998   594  
Tactic inspired by this season's Paços de Ferreira managed by Pepa whos overachieving in Liga NOS currently in 5th place.
Allegri's Juventus Diamond 2014/15
Allegri's Juventus Diamond 2014/15
7500   1133   2  
FM21 tactic recreation of Allegri's Juventus side that dominated Seria A and reached the Champions League final in 2014/15.
Diego Simeone Defensive Masterpiece - Flexible Systems
Diego Simeone Defensive Masterpiece - Flexible Systems
14316   3283   7  
TWO TACTICS AND TRAINING SCHEDULES!! Diego Simeone Tactical Analysis and FM21 Tactics. Play like Simeone's Atleti with this set of tactics and training schedules by RDF.
The Italian Sauce 5-4-1 | Regista, Treq & Mezzala
The Italian Sauce 5-4-1 | Regista, Treq & Mezzala
8494   1431  
a tactic influenced by specialist Italian roles in FM. The aim is to have nice patterns of play with a lot of creativity whilst solidarity
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle
007 Tactic / 4-3-3 Triangle
14137   2545  
4-3-3 control tactic for FM21. High pressure, fast passes, a lot of scoring chances. Domination & counter attack. Very effective.
LSPlaysFM's Treble Winning 5-3-2 DM Tactic
LSPlaysFM's Treble Winning 5-3-2 DM Tactic
23321   4882   9  
Defend Your Way To Title Glory! A Treble With Chelsea, Double With Arsenal & More Clean Sheets Then You Can Count!
Marco Rose 4-2-3-1 Tactic
Marco Rose 4-2-3-1 Tactic
15976   3831   1  
Marco Rose looks prepared to take over at Borussia Dortmund in time for next season, we take an in-depth look at the tactics he's deployed in 2020-21.
4-1-3-2 Samurai // Over 4 goals scored per UCL play-off game
4-1-3-2 Samurai // Over 4 goals scored per UCL play-off game
15202   2782  
A new ML tacitc for a top club. Attack in good old Brazilian style - "you will score as much as you can, and we - as much as we want"
Atalanta - Gasperini's Legacy
Atalanta - Gasperini's Legacy
13179   3116   2  
The all conquering Atalanta Tactic for FM 2021. Lots of goals, intricate passing and beautiful football.
Julian Nagelsmann - The Master of the Press! 3 TACTICS!!!
Julian Nagelsmann - The Master of the Press! 3 TACTICS!!!
17158   2898   7  
With this set of FM 2021 tactics, we were successful and managed to win two trophies but don't forget to watch the analysis to understand Julian Nagelsmann tactics.
LSPlaysFM's 4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Haaland 70 Goal Season
LSPlaysFM's 4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Haaland 70 Goal Season
30002   8861   2  
4-3-3 Full Back Attack - Counter Attacking Football At Its Best! A Dortmund Treble, Haaland With 70 Goals, 2.82 GPG & More
Fatih Terim 4-1-4-1
Fatih Terim 4-1-4-1
6936   844   3  
Replicating Fatih Terim's 4-1-4-1 tactics at Galatasaray for FM 2021. Possession and Great Defence!
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
Real Life Football Tactics Recreated for Football Manager 2021
58316   9  
Emulating the tactics of real life managers on Football Manager 2021.
Arsene Wenger 2003-04 Invincibles
Arsene Wenger 2003-04 Invincibles
10843   1824   2  
Break down sides as players operate in lines and spaces difficult for opponents to defend. Quick attacking transitions, create or score within just a few passes.
New School Tactics / Heavy Metal Football
New School Tactics / Heavy Metal Football
10261   1909   5  
New School Tactics is a 3-4-3 variation based on pacey football and high attacking football. Trying to play heavy metal football, scoring a lot of goals and conceding few.
Gegenpress 4-2-3-1 || 100 pts w/ Lazio
Gegenpress 4-2-3-1 || 100 pts w/ Lazio
17857   4712  
A Gegenpress playstyle used in my second season with Lazio winning the Serie A and Runners up in the Champions League.
Vertical Tika Taka / 4 goals a game
Vertical Tika Taka / 4 goals a game
20021   5968   15  
High intensity 3-4-1-2 which dominates with the strikers and shadow striker. Over 4 goals a game in the league on average! With set piece routine collection as optional download.
Hansi Flick's Bayern Munich 4-2-3-1
Hansi Flick's Bayern Munich 4-2-3-1
26704   7326   11  
Dominate possession, score goals and suffocate teams with this recreation for FM 2021. 91 goals scored with 11 conceded won the league by 27 points!
Pep Guardiola's 4-3-3 Masterclass
Pep Guardiola's 4-3-3 Masterclass
28501   6879   5  
Replicating Guardiola's tactics at Manchester City during the 2020/21 season for FM 2021. Plus tactical analysis on video.
MattR83 Style
MattR83 Style
4649   437   1  
Well working tactic to achieve promotion or the title. Plus 2 attacking variants in 2 different sides. Switch during match to suddenly create danger from the other flank.
Invincible 4-2-3-1 with 64% Possession
Invincible 4-2-3-1 with 64% Possession
19348   4492   4  
This tactic had an average of 64% possesion at the end of the season and finished the season unbeaten with a team that was predicted to finish 4th and no money.
3-7-0 Strikerless FM21 Tactic
3-7-0 Strikerless FM21 Tactic
6372   694  
Inspired by OP Strikerless 3-7-0 on FM17.
Spectacular Attack 3-4-1-2
Spectacular Attack 3-4-1-2
7528   1921  
A spectacular tactic tasted with Birmingham City, CD Nacional da Madeira and Atletico de Madrid with many goals scored and with many titles.
Maurizio Sarri's Sarriball 4-3-3
Maurizio Sarri's Sarriball 4-3-3
9565   1928   4  
Recreating the tactical philosophy of Maurizo Sarri on FM 2021. Dominate possession, score beautiful goals whilst remaining strong in defence. Won the league/European cup.
Boom! 4-2-2-2 Non League Tested | Goals Goals Goals!
Boom! 4-2-2-2 Non League Tested | Goals Goals Goals!
12019   3109   5  
Brilliant going forward and brilliant at the back.Tested with Dulwich Hamlet and WOW. Look at the results so far.
4-3-3 TseGenpress / Game-Title Winner
4-3-3 TseGenpress / Game-Title Winner
10109   2860   3  
A well-known formation, tweaked properly to produce beautiful game flow with many goals and well-disciplined defensive structure. A true Game-Title Winner in FM 2021!
41212 Overperforming Tactic
41212 Overperforming Tactic
16909   3152   2  
The most overpowered tactic I have used in FM21, I keep coming back to this one! Best suited for mid to lower league teams struggling in their league, with some incredible set-piece instructions you can really overperform.
Attacking Half Space / FM21 Tactic
Attacking Half Space / FM21 Tactic
6522   976   1  
Ferguson + Klopp + Guardiola and added value from Bielsa, Sacchi & Cruyff Philosophy.
4-1-5 AM Tiki Taka | 3 goals pg | Newcastle CL Winners
4-1-5 AM Tiki Taka | 3 goals pg | Newcastle CL Winners
11659   2602   3  
This FM 2021 tactic revolves around keeping the ball for as long as possible in the final third with an emphasis on narrowness. CL winners with a 116 gls in the league.
007 Tactic / 4-2-4 Asymmetric Control
007 Tactic / 4-2-4 Asymmetric Control
4772   664  
4-2-4 control tactic for FM21. High pressure, fast passes, a lot of scoring chances.

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