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akash777's 4-2-3-1!

  1. akash777's 4-2-3-1!

    Intro:
    Hello everyone.Ill start off the tactic with a brief description of how it came into existence.So this FM I started by trying to recreate my previous tactic which was great for me in FM 12.Anyways,I got great success with it with United for 6 seasons and wanted to see if it worked with a lower team so tried Newcastle where we ended up 2nd and Reading where we ended 2nd as well.And lastly in Italy with Atalanta where I ended 3rd.Thing was even though my tactic was working it dint have the cutting edge.My teams were having certain field days but at times we just couldnt do jackshit and even though I could get my team out of those situations as the results suggests,it meant having like 5-6 similar tactics to go to depending on the game and viewing it on extended.

    Then I finally gave up and realised that by just using the TC and not changing the team instructions I couldn't make a plug n play.So I downloaded the Modern WArfare tactic and then changed it into a 4-2-3-1.I dint change player instructions but mainly changed the player roles to what they were in my tactic,changed the attacking corner to the one i used and changed the defensive corners to the ones I used and that worked a charm.

    I was really succesful with Reading winning the League thrice and the CL twice in 4 years with them.Though the last season,I started not seeing as many goals as before.That made me come upon the new variant of the Modern Warfare,so I again just copied the team instructions onto the tactic.And started playing with Reading in the fiftth season to some great results.Finally I wanted to see if it worked with a low team since my Reading team were good by the fifth season and so chose to test it with Granada whom I had used it with previously.I am 8 games into the league and have been beaten once so far away from home by Madrid.I did beat Barca at Nou Camp and was desperately unlucky in the Madrid game as they took long shots and my team werent really adept at stopping the tap ins that resulted from that.

    Anyways,the reason I am coming up with this long story about the origin is because I did not want people saying oh he is a cheat or something.The tactic is heavily based on the Modern Warfare and was just adapted into a 4-2-3-1 by me.Anyways,just to finish it off here it is as suggested I input into the OP:credit to bossonova from fm thai, for his tactic that i have used as a base and tweaked into my own.

    Results:
    Reading
    1st Season
    League,FA Cup and League Cup
    2nd Season
    Champions League and FA cup,Charity Shield
    3rd Season
    League,Club World Cup,FA cup,Charity Shield
    4th Season
    League,CWC,UCL,FA cup,Charity Sheild
    Granada
    9 Played 8 Wins 1 Loss

    PlayersPlayers I played)
    KeeperBegovic,Ruffier)
    CD:Good in the air(Tomkins,Wilson,Samba,Smalling,Vertonghen)
    FB:All round good wing backs.(De Ceglie,Lowton,Nyom)
    BWM defendreferably the better defender.(Simao,Leiva,Leighertwood)
    BWM support:Will get into great attacking situations so good anticipation and movement plus finishing would be ideal.(Mccarthy,Karacan,Jones,M'Villa)
    AMCAdryan,Kagawa,Lamela,Nem,Hoolahan)
    AMRL:Heading + Finishing + movement + Creativity(Tabanou,Lamela,Nem,Torje,Young,Boltons Young)
    Striker:Good anticipation and movement and finiishing plus good in the air and half decent quick.(Destro,Belfodil,Castiagnos,Pogrebnyak)

    Look for the attributes that the role looks for and any added ones that they may need I have highlited them.

    Shouts:
    Retain Possesion
    Pump Ball into box
    Pass into space
    Play Wider

    Tips:
    Train Defenders as ball playing CBs.
    If having problems passing from the back,set keeper to long kick to striker.
    If team can't cope with opposition midfield and you feel the amc is too attacking set him to AP.
    You may also change his marking to man.
    Show opposition wingers and fullbacks to show onto weaker foot if playing the full version.Though I havent needed it anymore.But something I used to do with great success previously.OH and tightly mark the fullbacks.Do this only if you need to.
    Match Prep:
    Team Cohesion and Tactics till your fluid.And then its upto you.I dont really pay a lot of attention there other than making sure its on cohesion and teamwork if i signed players.And harmony is high and tactics fluid etc.

    Tactic Screenshot:
    akash777's  4-2-3-1!-screen-shot-2013-02-22-11.56.47-pm.png


    Link:
    4-2-3-1 amc changed.tac
    Last edited by akash777; 23/02/2013 at 02:16 AM. Reason: tactic screenshot

  2. is this tactic made for patch 13.2.3?

  3. Yes mate.The results with Granada and Reading are on the 13.2.3 patch.

  4. a little screen shoot of the tactic, please

  5. Yes, finally a 4-2-3-1 that works!!!!
    akash777 likes this.

  6. how did you win the prem in first season with reading well done how low do you think this would work

  7. Quote Originally Posted by kitchin75 View Post
    how did you win the prem in first season with reading well done how low do you think this would work
    Have no idea.But I am looking at ways to make it adapt to play with defenders who arent good on the ball.Like say if playign a team who are pressing really high and you feel your cds are not being able to quickly release the ball to the wingbacks.I jsut change the keeper to kick it long to the striker and the central defenders to pass long.

    And other than that,I dont know how low it will work.Dont really follow lower league footy but if you want I can give it a shot at the lower leagues.Or you can try and post back.

    Oh and I signed Hoolahan on loan,Okore for cb and Adryan and Nem on my Reading first season.Key players to me winning the league.

  8. Reading where we ended 2nd
    he mentioned he finished with Reading in 2nd place in the first season in his first few lines, nothing about the league cup or FA either..

    so what exactly is this tactic mate? A tweaked Modern Warfare? if so, I think most of the credit should go to however created Modern Warfare?

  9. may give this a go with my fc utd save as this is there start tac

  10. Quote Originally Posted by Raikan007 View Post
    he mentioned he finished with Reading in 2nd place in the first season in his first few lines, nothing about the league cup or FA either..

    so what exactly is this tactic mate? A tweaked Modern Warfare? if so, I think most of the credit should go to however created Modern Warfare?
    if you look down after that it say first season he won the pl fa cup and lc

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