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perfect offside trap

My strikers are incapable of staying onside
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peterbolam78's avatar Group peterbolam78 2018-01-31 16:29
00 1 posts 1 likes joined Nov 08, 2016
So I know Newcastle are not great, but with Anticipation 16 off the ball 15 and pace 18 Dwight Gayle seems to have the numbers needed to beat offside traps, and yet just about every attack, wht happens, we give away a free kick as Dwight is caught offside, time and time again,

Any advice is much appreciated
2ndcityblues's avatar Group 2ndcityblues 2018-08-27 01:31
00 4 posts joined Aug 21, 2018
Anticipation and Pace are certainly good, however his Off The Ball and Decision attributes are also important, and may be the cause for him jumping off early. It could also be the person supplying the through ball or cross are a bit slow or hold on too long allowing him to run offside. Does the same thing happen with a different striker?

Try changing his role and duty. You haven't mentioned whether he is a lone or part of a strike duo/trio, but a role such as DF's, DLF's, CF's or F9 may help. If DF's doesn't work try DF'd to put him deeper.

Cheers
piku1302's avatar Group piku1302 2018-09-13 20:50
hr 3 posts joined Apr 21, 2017
In Juventus I put Mandžikić to press the defenders all the time, help the midfield, in all attacking n defensive corners...he get sooner tired and his condition drops, but I still keep him in the game because he is one of the most versatile attackers and MVP.
If Humanity didn't erase justice&same rights, he would be equal famous like Messy or CR7.- Luka Modrić - The Best midfielder, a playmaker in the World!

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