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How to stop City?

Started on 13 June 2012 by Slitty
Latest Reply on 14 June 2012 by RzLegend
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Help, title says all, need different tactics to help, good players that stop them passing ect. Thanks
when i play against city i normally play 2 CDMS to stop their usual trio of attacking midfielders from passing me of the park i also use exploit the flanks on the in game commands
there is no special way to beat City. it may just come down to luck on the day.
but as i always say attack is the best form of defence because if your constantly at them they have no time to attack you,
try playing a short passing slow build up game and try dominate possesion
Actually when playing City I often use the 4-5-1 (defensive midfielder) or the plain 4-4-2 depending on the players I have and whether or not I'm in a good winning streak. Try to force the game into the wings as City often use the 4-2-3-1 fomation, 2 central midfielders and 3 attacking midfielders. Whether crossing the ball into the box or instructing your players to dribble it into is up to you, depending which one is more likely to work.
I usually play a 4-5-1 on the counter, works wonders for me
Thanks to all of you, I'll look into your suggestions.
Also, man mark Aguero. Absolute beast!
4-5-1 counter with anchor and two cm , one dlp , one bwm support, 2 matches away with them , 2 victories , 4-1 in prem league , 3-2 in carling cup ! GL!
counter attack and use the wings. try to play a possession game so as to limit their chances
Gone with all your ideas but especially Victorias15's suggestion, i will you what you said against them and other big clubs, i.e barca, real, chelsea. Thanks.
I never changed my tactics , always the same
because tactics never changes

the only make you lose is OI to your team and your player morale

when play against bigger team , i always mark their playmaker , and make my DM and CM harder at tackling

*etc : Manchester City - mark David Silva

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