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Devastating 4-1-4-1 Domination - For The Lower Leagues

The most aggressive possession-based tactic suitable for lower league sides with low technical ability. I combination of high press and passing with purpose.

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Football Manager 2023 Tactics - Devastating 4-1-4-1 Domination - For The Lower Leagues
Using this tactic, I dominated the Vanarama National League with York (Congratulations on 100 years). It is a simple 4-1-4-1 system with a number of players playing on attack duty. The idea is to attack the opposition from the middle of the pitch and create space for wide full-backs to overlap and create chances from wide areas.

What I like about this system is the generic roles, central midfielders, fullbacks, wingers, and central defenders. It makes it a perfect fit for Lower League teams. York were predicted to finish 16th in the league, but we managed a 3rd-position finish after staying top for a long time during the season. Fatigue plays a part here, so I suggest having decent squad depth to compensate for the tactic intensity. Thankfully, in the Lower Leagues you can acquire players for free.

This tactic in its core is created by Darren from Football Manager Story, for FM16. The roles and instructions are largely the same except for the sweeper keeper in goal. It is odd how this tactic still works wonders on Football Manager. Perhaps the match engine hasn't changed very much since that time.

Below are my results with York in the Vanarama National League.

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Downloads: 2584 / Size: 44.3 kB / Added: 2022-11-23
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