I started this year with Le Havre in Ligue 2 which is a great academy for young players. I had great midfielders players but not enough quality on the wings, so I decide to create a 4-4-2 diamond tactic.
I literally ran over the league. I even won the French Cup (with luck) in my first year. 3 years later, Le Havre is now in Champions league and competing with PSG for the first division title. Here is my tactic :
It is based on a possession game with short, axial passes and intense pressing. Effective offensively, it is really very solid defensively.
Key players and attributes :
-really good centers backs, better if they are good passers.
-wings backs able to cross and overrun their opponent
-technical midfield with stamina
-a tall half back with good heading
-really creative offensive midfielder/deep lying forward
-pacy striker able to take space
My first year results :
Second year (I hate the goal difference lol) :
Do not hesitate to give me your feedback if you use the tactic !