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My striker can't score

Striker playing well, but can't score
sparky1892's avatar Group sparky1892 2012-06-04 10:55
00 1 posts joined Jun 04, 2012
I'm currently playing as Blyth Spartans in Blue Square Bet North. I'm currently top of the league, and winning by as much as 5 nil. Only problem is, my players are starting to tire, especcially the highest scorers.

One of my strikers, Graeme Aromstrong, averages at a rating of about 7 per game, yet he just can't score, usually gets tackled, or hits it straight at the keeper.

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DeeVDee's avatar Group DeeVDee 2012-06-15 08:44
00 96 posts 5 likes joined Apr 12, 2012
Try Training him to Place Shots and train his composure,Then he will be hitting the corner of the net more.
craborumtoon's avatar Group craborumtoon 2012-06-15 08:48
gb 323 posts 10 likes joined May 23, 2012
Try him as a complete forward. He should score many more goals if you play him in that role
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RzLegend's avatar Group RzLegend 2012-06-16 11:21
id 126 posts 4 likes joined Mar 10, 2012
Tweak the tactics , private chat him , or set him to different role
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KrisConnolly's avatar Group KrisConnolly 2012-06-22 09:13
gb 146 posts 7 likes joined Jan 20, 2012
When players are tiring you might need to sub them a little more and give them a break. Try and get a good fitness coach for that level in too.
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sporting [POR] fan's avatar Group sporting [POR] fan 2012-06-22 10:22
00 1 posts joined Jun 22, 2012
buy a striker with higher acceleration
Atreidas's avatar Group Atreidas 2012-06-22 10:48
gb 574 posts 63 likes joined Nov 01, 2011
#55589 sporting [POR] fan : buy a striker with higher acceleration

I managed to pick up a regen striker on my Basingstoke save (12 Acc 15 Pace)
And he was banging in a goal or an assist a game.
He was like, 14 Fin 9 composure or something.
anyway, look for a faster striker, he's Sloooooooooooow.
swiss4444's avatar Group swiss4444 2012-06-22 11:35
gb 10 posts joined Mar 28, 2011
If you are winning 5 nil in games does it matter? His form doesn't seem too bad from the screenie, 3 goals in last 5 games. He is very slow, when I play lower league my main search on attributes is physical over technical especially acceleration speed and fitness.
Tom_BcFC's avatar Group Tom_BcFC 2012-06-22 12:32
gb 388 posts 10 likes joined Apr 03, 2009
Pretty clear that, that guy isn't a goalscorer! You're better off just having him as a target man or something then having a quick striker playing off him.
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dpc's avatar Group dpc 2012-06-22 14:25
00 2 posts joined Mar 13, 2010
OKay, Training of Your Strikers.

Prefered Moves
1. Place Shots.
2. Lob Keeper
3. Go Round keeper.
4. One on one

1. Speed
2. Composure
3. Finishing

Those Combined will Make your strikers Hit about 50 per season in All comps.

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