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Possesion Formation

Atreidas's avatar Group Atreidas 2011-11-01 21:36
gb 574 posts 63 likes joined Nov 01, 2011
Hello all,

Can someone give me a formation that gives alot of possession and defence?
RedArmy20's avatar Group RedArmy20 2011-11-01 21:42
se 3013 posts 16 likes joined Dec 22, 2007
short and slow and good passing players and u will have decent/good possesion.
defence is a personal thing and also depending on the quality of your defenders.

my advice is to learn football, learn the game, experiment and try out different things in the end you will end up with a good formation for your team.
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paul1576's avatar Group paul1576 2011-11-07 09:29
gb 436 posts 1 likes joined Sep 20, 2010
I agree. i use straight 442, a slow passing game, play wide and I tend to come out with 60 precent often but not always. It depends on what kind of players you have, player roles etc..
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fannov25's avatar Group fannov25 2011-11-17 06:27
id 5 posts joined Nov 17, 2011
I am not to much like play Ball possesion and defence football...
But, if you like to change your style to more attacking and more possesion, set your team to 4-3-2-1
Use 2 MC, 2 Wingers, 1 AMF ( Play maker ), anf 1 Target man make your team more sharp in the front...hehehehhe
And Make your Forwards to be Top Scores in your league, hehehehe
romiljain's avatar Group romiljain 2011-11-17 07:40
in 94 posts 1 likes joined May 06, 2011
Use 451 with control / Counter with narrow width, and retain possesion, you will almost never concede from open play....
masonbob's avatar Group masonbob 2011-11-22 01:10
gb 2 posts joined Feb 06, 2011
#34073 Atreidas : Hello all,

Can someone give me a formation that gives alot of possession and defence?

hi fella,

play all your defenders to defend and they will keep the ball and pass it to your midfielders or strikers when they are in attack and in space:) hope it helps

bob mason
swanny8589's avatar Group swanny8589 2011-11-22 04:26
au 1201 posts 199 likes joined Sep 18, 2011
i use tiki taka tactic employed by barcelona which u can download from this site. but with a few minor tweaaks to make sure ur team dont try walk the ball in everytime it can be devastating . i end up wit habout 25- 30 shots on goal . and 70% possesssion most games
swanny8589's avatar Group swanny8589 2011-11-22 06:42
au 1201 posts 199 likes joined Sep 18, 2011
im currently coaching Borussia Dortmund
seckindogan10's avatar Group seckindogan10 2011-11-22 08:50
tr 14 posts joined Nov 16, 2011
I use 4-1-2-1-2 in manchester city dzeko and ivisevis scored 46 goals first season second season I wwant to buy aguero,philippe coutinho and davide santon
swanny8589's avatar Group swanny8589 2011-11-22 11:17
au 1201 posts 199 likes joined Sep 18, 2011
shouldnt u already have aguero considering ur man city ??
Roberto.Mancini's avatar Group Roberto.Mancini 2011-11-25 14:09
it 12 posts 20 likes joined Dec 02, 2010
This one maybe

The big teams own the stadium and the ball possesion .If you defend well you control the space and the
game in general - Arrigo Sacchi
FMMad2012's avatar Group FMMad2012 2012-07-03 14:33
00 21 posts joined Apr 08, 2012

Anyway, 4-1-2-1-2,

RB - FB - Defend
CB - CB - Defend
CB - CB - Defend
LB - FB - Defend

DM - DLP - Defend

CM(L) - DLP - Defend
CM(R) - AP - Attack

AM - AP - Attack

ST - P - Attack
ST - P - Attack

Short passing, quick tempo, stand off more. The rest work out for yourself, works absolute wonders.

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