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Guardiola's Magic Box

Started on 13 December 2020 by drew_3
Latest Reply on 13 December 2020 by drew_3
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So after watching All or nothing I have decided to implement a Pep Guardiola inspired tactic on a new Manchester City save.

I am trying to bring the patient possession based football of Guardiola. One where the pitch is stretched and we create overloads and isolations.

However I am actually a Reading fan and something we have introduced this year is an interesting tactical element whereby we have two midfielders who sit in front of the back four and create a 'Box' with the two central defenders. This box then allows our more attacking players to push forward and do what they do best. This allows for defensive stability whilst also allowing our attacking players to use their flair and ability to break down the opposition.

I have been somewhat successful with my first attempt at this and I will include screenshots and the actual tactic file for you to look at. However I do feel that it can be improved further but that this my be beyond my current abilities in the game. We are defensively sound but I think we could still stand to be a little more creative in the final third. Is this just a time thing where the players need to get used to the new system? I don't know, like I say that is beyond my abilities at this stage.

So what I'm asking is could you take a look at the tactic and make any suggestions for improvements? be it roles, duties, team instructions or whatever.



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