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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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The Godfather: Antonio Conte's Nerazzuri 3-5-2
The Godfather: Antonio Conte's Nerazzuri 3-5-2
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Recreating the philosophy of Conte's Inter side. The treble was won implementing these principles of play, built on the best defence in Seria A.
F9 Viola / FM21 Tactic
F9 Viola / FM21 Tactic
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A xmas tree shaped formation suitable for top and underdog teams. Tested on holiday with Fulham, West Ham and Liverpool.
Winning Champions League / Unbeaten FM21 Tactic
Winning Champions League / Unbeaten FM21 Tactic
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I created this FM21 tactic for big matches. It's very successful. Tested with Galatasaray.
Invincible Goal Galore: 3-4-1-2
Invincible Goal Galore: 3-4-1-2
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A tactic that guarantees you to be the top goalscorers in any competition. Works with good players in defence. Otherwise you'll end up conceding a lot of goals.
Rebuilding Barcelona 2-3-2-3 // Andreas Tiki Taka
Rebuilding Barcelona 2-3-2-3 // Andreas Tiki Taka
27706   4493   3  
Made a FM21 tactic for the "New Barcelona" where I got rid of all the old and expensive players.
Shevyi 433
Shevyi 433
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My vision of football as a junior coach in real life. This is my 4-3-3 idea of football adapted to FM 2021.
FM21 Tactic: Reminvincible 4231
FM21 Tactic: Reminvincible 4231
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Like last year, a good attack and a solid defence. You are going to score a lot of goals and have high possession. Recreated my tactic by adapting them to FM21.
Klopp's 4-3-3 Liverpool // FM21 Tactic
Klopp's 4-3-3 Liverpool // FM21 Tactic
10798   2448   1  
"It’s like an orchestra. But it’s a silent song. I like heavy metal more. I always want it loud.” - Jurgen Klopp
3-5-2-Atalanta tactic by Vujevic
3-5-2-Atalanta tactic by Vujevic
8524   1591   2  
My best 3 at back tactic. Easy treble with Atalanta in first season without transfers! Requires high quality players.
3-5-2-Pirate Poacher tactic by Vujevic
3-5-2-Pirate Poacher tactic by Vujevic
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Pirate Poacher tactic for FM 2021 with unique playstyle with two Poachers up Front!
3-5-2 No 10 tactic by Vujevic
3-5-2 No 10 tactic by Vujevic
26576   3457   2  
My standard FM 2021 tactic with 3 at back what helped to win me instant title with Benevento in first season!
Spen_Crow's 4-2-3-1 My Way
Spen_Crow's 4-2-3-1 My Way
27806   5159   3  
A tiki taka type style that I have developed over the years of playing FM.
Klopp + Guardiola 4-3-3 Combo Tactic by RDF
Klopp + Guardiola 4-3-3 Combo Tactic by RDF
32216   7519   1  
This FM 2021 tactic is what happens when you combine Klopp and Guardiola tactical styles together. You create goals, possession and even a great defence!
Aytac Emre's 4-2-3-1 // Better Results Tactic
Aytac Emre's 4-2-3-1 // Better Results Tactic
26860   5162   2  
With this tactic your players will not get tired anymore and also you probably win with better defence.
Ancelotti's Xmas Tree / FM21 Tactic by Daljit
Ancelotti's Xmas Tree / FM21 Tactic by Daljit
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While it's not possible to replicate Ancelotti's magic 100% on FM21, we can come close. We adapt and try to achieve the direct fluid attacking Ancelotti's Milan was known for. Tactic by Daljit.
Goal Hoarder
Goal Hoarder
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High-scoring 3-5-2 tactic for FM 2021 with water-proof defence. 117 points with Hull City first season.
Klopp's Yellow Wall 4-2-3-1
Klopp's Yellow Wall 4-2-3-1
41781   8337   7  
Recreating the Dortmund tactics used by Klopp. Won the domestic double with Haaland scoring 38 goals In the league.
Best Possession & Goals FM21 Tactic by RDF x FMScout
Best Possession & Goals FM21 Tactic by RDF x FMScout
51994   13300   9  
Been looking for the best Possession based tactic? Look no further! Not only for nice football but also scores PLENTY of goals!
Orbit the Enganche 4-3-1-2
Orbit the Enganche 4-3-1-2
31974   5606   4  
A possession-based tactic for FM2021 that aims to get the best out of the Enganche. 2nd with both Valencia and Arsenal and 7th with West Brom.
Maldini Doesn't Tackle 4-2-4 for FM21
Maldini Doesn't Tackle 4-2-4 for FM21
20726   4569   3  
A 4-2-4 system based on using both 2 strikers focusing on Width, Pace and Power in counter attacks. Tested it on stream with ridiculous results. MDT 424 for FM 2021.
Counter Attacking 3412 for Underdogs
Counter Attacking 3412 for Underdogs
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Counter Attacking tactic designed for the underdog, works for everyone. Fulham 7th into Europe, Liverpool 104 points – Original Squads.
Jose Mourinho's Porto 4-3-1-2
Jose Mourinho's Porto 4-3-1-2
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A modified version of Jose Mourinho's 4-3-1-2 Formation leading Porto to a Champions League win in 2003-2004
FM21 Double Broken Tactic
FM21 Double Broken Tactic
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Over 100+ Points in 1 season, 110+ Goals and positions. These tactics have aggression and brutal form with More and More Possession and Goals.
The Protagnista 4-1-2-1-2 Narrow
The Protagnista 4-1-2-1-2 Narrow
24864   3381   12  
A vertical Tika Taka system for FM 2021 that controls the game through possession. Won the Domestic double in Italy with the best defence and the league's top scorer.
The Tinkerman's Unbelievables 4-4-2
The Tinkerman's Unbelievables 4-4-2
32461   5988   5  
Recreating the tactics of Claudio Ranieri that took Leicester to the unthinkable, a Premier League title! The Tinkerman's Foxes is a 442 cautious tactic for FM 2021.
Ottmar "der General" Hitzfeld - Dortmund 1997 Inspired 5212
Ottmar "der General" Hitzfeld - Dortmund 1997 Inspired 5212
22868   4647   12  
Unbeaten in my first year winning the Bundesliga AND Champions League. 96 points in the League and Erling Braut Håland scoring 67 goals in all comps!
4-3-2-1 Create Space / Total Football
4-3-2-1 Create Space / Total Football
10680   1309   2  
This FM21 tactic is based on movement. When defending tactic will be 5-2-2-1, while attacking will change to 2-1-3-4.
3-6-1 Positive by mithriandir
3-6-1 Positive by mithriandir
6598   827   2  
FM2021 offensive tactics tested with Legia and the Polish National team. You need wing backs with good work rate for best results.
Rinus Michels - Total Football Ajax Inspired 3-4-3 Tactic
Rinus Michels - Total Football Ajax Inspired 3-4-3 Tactic
40574   8489   18  
Rinus Michels, named Coach of the Century by FIFA in 1999. With this tactic you should expect lots of possession, high pressing and also plenty of goals!
Steven Gerrard's 4-3-3 Rangers Recreation
Steven Gerrard's 4-3-3 Rangers Recreation
42316   9875   4  
This Gerrard recreation for FM21 looks to win the ball back and attack at speed, with lots of crosses coming in from the wider spaces. This creates chances!

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