Carlo Ancelotti 4-4-2 Napoli/Everton in FM 20

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In this post, I will share a tactic that covers Carlo Ancelotti 4-4-2 Napoli/Everton in FM20. Ancelotti when needed would adapt his formations throughout the season. With Napoli, he would rely mostly on the 4-4-2 formation, using this in 70% plus of his matches in charge. In possession, this would often change into a 3-5-2 with a focus on building …

FM18 Counter Tactic: Diego Simeone 4-4-2 Formation with Atlético Madrid

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Diego Simeone has been really outstanding since he took over the hot seat at Atlético Madrid in 2011. He always comes up with some new ideas every season, with his 4-4-2 classic. In this article, I’m going to share all about Diego Simeone 4-4-2 formation with Atletico Madrid in FM18. After continuous observations of Altletico’s playing style in FM18, I …

FM18 Possession Tactic: Ernesto Valverde 4-4-2 Formation

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The current FC Barcelona head coach, Ernesto Valverde, has been absolutely fascinating in this 2017/2018 La Liga season. His approach toward the tiki-taka philosophy has been good. Irrespective of the traditional 4-3-3 formation that have made Barcelona great, I going to share about Ernesto Valverde 4-4-2 formation in this write-up. When Valverde introduced his tactic, I never imagined that the …

FM17: The 4-4-2 Formation, Inspired by Diego Simeone

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For some time now, I have been trying to create a copy of Diego Simeone’s 4-4-2 formation. I eventually succeeded, but it wasn’t working well for teams below average. I tried his tactic with Almeria, but the results were very poor, because they don’t have the quality that squad Atlético Madrid has. Based on my observations, Simeone’s tactic is the …