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4-4-2 Counter Posession

Your Classic Possession tactic for Football Manager 2014!

By on Oct 05, 2014   48134 views   2 comments
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FM 2014 Tactics - 4-4-2 Counter Posession
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Discussion: 4-4-2 Counter Posession

2 comments have been posted so far.

  • slashflash2011's avatar
    I have played all the tactics (not by looking at this page, but just by my own sense, I think I can manage a small local team in fact, lol).
    This is a very attacking formation, sometimes I push the two full backs a bit forward to play wing back. Your finisher has to be tall enough to take the headers. Your DLF can play as false nine as well if you want to set the other winger to play as inside forward. You would better attack from the side that the opponent doesn't have the advantage of counter attack, eg, an old full back or a slow one or half injured etc. Set one of your central defender to cover and the other one to defend or stop. The defending midfielder can be set as DLP to defend as well and let your centre backs to stay deeper.

    This is a very dangerous formation and often, your central mids get exhausted and injured. So, always play this when you know you have good subs in the mid. To be more conservative, sometimes I set the winger to be defensive wingers

    Many many points about this two-edged sword.
  • Stam's avatar
    Adam, you should add some more screenshots with your results. Also possibly talk about what kind of players this tactic works best with. And whatever other piece of information that might be useful to a newbie in tactics.
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