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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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Spalletti's Tactical Masterpiece 4-2-3-1
Spalletti's Tactical Masterpiece 4-2-3-1
36966   7687  
Tactical masterpiece of the Tuscan technician recreated in detail on Football Manager 2021. A historic 4-3-2-1 with maneuver execution speed.
If I Was Manager Of JUVENTUS | 442 SPEED & DIRECT!!
If I Was Manager Of JUVENTUS | 442 SPEED & DIRECT!!
20399   2630  
A 442 tactic for FM21 with two wingers and two pressing forwards. What I would do if I was manager of Juventus!
Attack, Attack, Attack 4-3-3 Narrow
Attack, Attack, Attack 4-3-3 Narrow
23387   4720  
Perfect counter attacking football, strikers get loads of goals providing they have pace.
PSG Assistant Manager 4-1-2-3 DM Wide by DarkHorseFM
PSG Assistant Manager 4-1-2-3 DM Wide by DarkHorseFM
22884   4266   1  
A fast-paced dynamic, tactic I tested out with PSG's 2021/2022 Squad. The team lost the first game of the season and went unbeaten for the rest of the campaign.
Tactical Machines 5-4-1 Diamond
Tactical Machines 5-4-1 Diamond
21942   3479   3  
A FM21 tactic that may seem defensive, but I am always among the best numbers and results in each league.
Beautiful Football with Deadliest Vertical Tika Tika 433
Beautiful Football with Deadliest Vertical Tika Tika 433
61398   15493  
Man United won Premiere League & FA Cup and Finalist for Champions League with tactic and while Manager ON HOLIDAY mode. Also Besiktas and Blackburn had success.
FM21 Tactic: Sarah | 3-5-2 WB | Tiki Taka
FM21 Tactic: Sarah | 3-5-2 WB | Tiki Taka
23106   3447   1  
Plug and play! A FM21 tactic that is suitable for both the top clubs and the underdogs. Quintuple with Liverpool, TOP6 for Fulham, double for Hertha Berlin.
Dominant 4132 unbeaten in 3 seasons | Plug and Play
Dominant 4132 unbeaten in 3 seasons | Plug and Play
33906   6787   1  
I have been using this Tactics 3 seasons now and I've won everything very good tactics for top teams.
My Best Tactic Ever - Won Champions League in every save
My Best Tactic Ever - Won Champions League in every save
41956   10061   4  
I won CL with every team I played with. This 4-4-2 is my best tactic. Tested with mostly underdog teams.
442 Narrow Diamond by hant
442 Narrow Diamond by hant
12627   1434  
442 Narrow Diamond with cautious mentality. Compression and Possession tactic for FM21.
4-3-3 The Kremin Way
4-3-3 The Kremin Way
16772   2228   1  
A high tempo, possession orientated, wide 4-3-3.
3-4-3 Killer // All five cups in one season
27375   4472   5  
You want to win? This is a tactic you will outplay all your opponents with and it's as deadly as what Tuchel is doing at Chelsea.
Scooti-Taka 3-4-1-2 | Top Scorers with Relegation Candidates
Scooti-Taka 3-4-1-2 | Top Scorers with Relegation Candidates
21478   3908  
This three at the back system saw teams predicted to fight for survival shoot up the table and produce a lot of goals.
GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
GYRFM 532 Nice To Michu
42493   7558   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
30727   3954   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
26522   3403  
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
51209   10915  
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
20503   3466   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
16062   1970  
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
17230   1917  
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
13329   1295  
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
43770   6506   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
20190   3340  
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
23775   2473  
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
23151   3016  
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
26711   9969   14  
Gegen / High Tempo Tactic. Champions League winning hasn't been easier before!
CF-AF-IF 4-3-1-2 Goal Scoring Tactic
20836   1710  
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
15557   1756  
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
26767   4308  
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
18211   2392  
3-4-2-1 with two offensive midfielders operating in the offensive third and leaving wings for wing-backs

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