Mikel Arteta 3-4-3 Tactic at Arsenal After the Lockdown: FM20 Tactics

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The new Arsenal Spanish boss has turned the team around since he took over from Unai Emery. His tactical brilliance came to full effect after the lockdown. Last time, we shared Mikel Arteta’s 4-2-3-1 formation, which he used during his early time at Arsenal. However, being a pragmatic tactician, he switched to a back-3 system. And this brought out the …

Ralph Hasenhüttl High Risk 4-4-2 Tactic at Southampton FM20

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Since the resumption of football, the Saints have been in a fine form. After the biggest defeat by Leicester, which was a nightmare to forget, Ralph Hasenhüttl had to go back and rebuild his tactic. Since then, Southampton came out stronger and accumulated more points than Leicester after the lockdown. The Saints became the third-best team in EPL. They won …

Jupp Heynckes 4-2-3-1 Tactic at Bayern Munich FM20

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Last time we wrote about a diamond tactic Pep used occasionally at Bayern. This time, we move over to Jupp Heynckes’ Bayern era, especially the tactic he used in the 2012-13 season, which won them a treble. The database we used can be found HERE. So in this post, I’m going to give you all the details about this Jupp …

Pep’s Version of Cruyff 3-4-3 Diamond Tactic at Bayern FM20

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The 3-4-3 diamond is not a very common tactic these days but can be a very powerful tactic if used right. Johan Cruyff used this diamond tactic to achieve great success in Barcelona during the late 80s. His disciple, Pep Guardiola, used this same setup at Barcelona and Bayern, especially when facing a 4-4-2 formation. However, in this post, we …