how do you get your assistant to use your tactics (or at least formation) anyway. When I go on holiday, the assman uses whatever he wishes (for me 4-1-2-1-2, narrow diamond, which maes a lot of sense with guys like Ribéry, Robben, Shaqiri, Müller and Schürrle on the squad....
Guys, I have a pretty solid base tactic now, and considering I have the best squad in the league it allows me to pretty much fly through the season without having to adapt beyond the occasional change in strategy (attack to control mostly). I do however struggle sometimes against teams that are happy to draw from the kick off, in particular away and do so by just passing the ball around their midfielders, defenders and keeper constantly. I play a 4-1-4-1 with the following midfield setup: WM(a)- AP(s)- CM(a) -WM(a) - WMs told to get further forward DM(d) strategy attack,