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José Mourinho's Perfect 4-2-3-1 FM23 Tactics!

Mourinho's Real Madrid Tactics!

By on Jan 27, 2023   26421 views   3 comments
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Football Manager 2023 Tactics - José Mourinho's Perfect 4-2-3-1 FM23 Tactics!
For many reasons, the 4-2-3-1 is the ideal Mourinho configuration. It is undoubtedly the best formation for counterattacking first and foremost.

The concept is that the holding midfielder (often Xabi Alonso) will be able to rapidly send the ball up to the team's attackers, who will then link up fast with one another to catch the other team's defence off guard until the defence has been able to dislodge them.

Second, the 4-2-3-1 provides the team's four attackers a lot of latitude, which is good for Real Madrid because Karim Benzema and Mesut Ozil frequently veer out wide and Cristiano Ronaldo rarely stays out wide.

The players are even less rigid in their positioning when Ronaldo, Benzema, and Gonzalo Higuain are on the field together.

Finally, the formation offers Real Madrid's offensive defenders a respectable degree of cover. Even Pepe enjoys making occasional forays forward. Attacking full-backs Marcelo and Sergio Ramos are well known for.

Watch the below video to watch how we remade this fantastic tactic! -

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Discussion: José Mourinho's Perfect 4-2-3-1 FM23 Tactics!

3 comments have been posted so far.

  • Jeep91's avatar
    @Mimo Not all tactics are made for goal gluttons...
    Defensive football can be just as beautiful, which this tactic does very well!
  • Mimo's avatar
    You won't score any goals with this tactic unfortunately
  • OohAhCantona's avatar
    Does this have a "berate players in public" or "blame everyone else" option?
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