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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
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TurtonaccioFM Final Tactic 4-2-3-1
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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
28398   2492   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
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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.
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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
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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
73784   14927   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
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This 4-2-4 tactic, using a Segundo Volante, is more impressive defensively than you'd imagine and plays beautiful football.
The Trifecta
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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
45704   7400   3  
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
108379   31958   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
21695   2318   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
14956   1500   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
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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
28829   4974   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.
27713   4470   2  
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
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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
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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
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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
29988   4455   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
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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
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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
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
28854   4629   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
60599   11278   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.
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F.U.B.B. tactics for FM21 by Knap. This is a set of 2 tactic variations with unusual instructions.

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