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Best Football Manager 2022 Tactics Index


Your home of the Best Football Manager 2022 tactics fully reviewed and rated by Andrew. On this page you will find links to every tactic we test for FM22. Some of the best FM 2022 tactics will have videos from Holiday sim tactics tests, some we will show you the success we’ve had during proper manual saves.

For each tactic in FM22, we will explain to you exactly how it was tested, the results and which players excelled in each tactic. We can advise which positions are key to making it a success. Potential FM 2022 wonderkid signings to help make it a success and even things like set piece set-ups.

This follows on from our very successful Best FM 21 Tactics Index.

To kick off Football Manager 2022, we will test some of the best FM21 tactics to see if they are still effective. They will appear here too. Whether it is a strikerless 4-2-4, the tried and tested 4-4-2 and a variation of 4-2-3-1 gengenpress or 4-3-3 tiki-taka, and everything in between.

Testing will not just be done in the Premier League. We will use underdogs, to dominant teams, non-league and relegation candiates. Hopefully give you an idea of what works and what are the Best Football Manager 2022 Tactics.

Our list of tactics will grow throughout the year and is in descending order by test date, so be sure to check back often.

Best FM22 Tactics

NameFormationLeague PointsGoals ScoredGoals AgainstFMS Score
Is Gegen Dead? 📺4-2-3-131534020498.2
Indo-Balli 📺4-3-331634723590.6
Death by xG 📺4-1-4-127132825272.9
You Shall Not Cross3-4-1-228027320871.9
Concerto 📖4-2-430233619798.9
Y Ddraig Goch 📺4-1-2-1-228529421676.5
Bru-No Holds Barred 📺4-4-228838527783.9
Knap Echoes 4-3-3 📝4-3-330531220088.7
GYRFM Bane 4-1-3-2 📝4-1-3-230335122391.5
Stu's Strikerless 4-3-3-0 📝4-3-3-028030019777.9
Knap MAAH 4-1-3-2 📝4-1-3-229239026987.9
GYRFM GROGU 📝4-1-4-130032420689.4
GYRFM HULK 📝4-3-1-2343347216101.2
Mario Rodrigo Lower League Tactic "Back to Back Promotions"4-2-3-1

Bru-No Holds Barred: FM22 Tactic – 4-4-2

    • Team: Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, PSG
    • Style: Attacking/Standard Passing/Higher Tempo
    • Stats: Quadruple winners. 149 league goals

Y Ddraig Goch: FM22 Tactic – 4-1-2-1-2

    • Team: Wrexham
    • Style: Positive/Shorter Passing/Standard Tempo
    • Stats: Four straight promotions. 120 league goals

Concerto: FM 22 Tactic – 4-2-4

    • Team: Arsenal
    • Style: Attacking/Slightly Shorter Passing/Standard Tempo
    • Stats: Second in the league. 103 goals scorer

Saving Spurs: Build-a-Tactic 4-4-2 FM 2022 Tactics Beta

  • Teams: Tottenham Hotspur
  • Style: Positive/Standard Passing/Slightly Higher Tempo
  • Stats: Four wins from four: 13 scored/0 conceded

Dominant 4-4-2 (Flamengo-go-go) FM 2022 Tactics Beta

  • Teams: Arsenal, Crystal Palace, OL, Nantes, Atletico Madrid, Valencia
  • Style: Positive/Shorter Passing/Standard Tempo
  • Stats: 2.82 goals pg, 0.68 conceded pg, 18.71 shots pg (Atletico)



Mario Rodrigo’s Back to Back Promotions Lower League 4-2-3-1 Tactic

  • Teams: Gateshead FC, Manchester United
  • Style: Attack/Shorter Passing/Standard Tempo
  • Result:Won all leagues from Vanarama National League up to Premier League in a row.

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The best FM21 tactics we will be trying on FM22

🇨🇱 Best FM2022 Tactics: Homemade Chile 4-4-2

  • Formation: 4-4-2
  • Style: Attacking, Extremely High Tempo, Slightly Shorter Passing
  • Results: 220 goals scored with Paris Saint-Germain



⭐ Best FM22 Tactics: Clean up your Mezz 3-4-3 ⭐

  • Formation: 3-4-3
  • Patch: 21.4
  • Style: Attacking, Extremely High Tempo, Slightly Shorter Passing
  • Results: 2.42 goals per game with Barcelona, 3.24 with PSG


🏆 Best FM21 Tactics: GYRFM’s Asymmetric 4-2-3-1 🏆

  • Formation: 4-2-3-1
  • Style: Attacking, standard passing, extremely high tempo
  • Results: Champions of Italy, Spain and France.
  • Goals scored: 101 scored and 40 conceded in Serie A




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