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  1. What concerns me the most about that image is the distance between the CB and the rest of the team. That has been a problem for a long time, the CB stay too low and not only it affects your offensive play, but it also affects counter pressing. Even if you watch a Liverpool VS City, you see that when the team is attacking their CB push high up which forces the opponent to stay back. Even if you consider the offside rule, no attacker would risk letting 2 CB alone for the sake of taking advantage of the offside rule (the halfway line rule I mean).
  2. But they always defend in a very compact and narrow 433. That very rarely changes. So any replication of Liverpool has to start with a 4123 or flat mid 433.
  3. Agreed. One thing I like is having 3atb when in offensive organisation with the half back staying with the 2 centrebacks. Instead he only drops deep in the build up play than behaves like a normal DM. Jorge Jesus' Flamengo this season has been playing like that every game. I think the HB role applies to something like this year Liverpool where Fabinho drops in the build up play but goes forward when in attack. Edit: And the other thing is that HB movement is only available in DM and plus you only really see him dropping between the CB if he is on the middle. If we want to defend in a 442
  4. Raised the same question in other thread and I agree with you. The problem with that specific movement is that you probably don't see any other team in the world playing like that sou you would have to create something just because of City. If you look at just the type of player Guardiola has playing as RCM/LCM they're very unique. I would say only Hoffenheim ( probably am forgetting about other team) play with the same type of player in Demirbay,Bittencourt,Kramaric,etc.
  5. So you think it's more a system problem than a lack of role with that type of movement?
  6. Maybe I should've I said that I want this movement close to the box obviously. The RPM supports the winger as much as another CM in the build up but close to the box he stays back. Neither does he runs inside the box/makes a run behind the defenders nor does he gets close to the winger for the one-two.
  7. What's the best role for the CM to get him close to the winger in a 4-3-3. I thought the mezzala would be the answer but even the mezalla goes inside the box everytime my winger has the ball. Basically if the left winger has the ball I want the left CM close to him to run behind or for one-twos and the right CM goes inside the box for the cross. And vice-versa. Any suggestion on how to get this kind of movement?
  8. Do you have a mirrored version ready? BWM on the right side DLP on the left.
  9. So you created that possession tactic just to play in cups with youngsters or you will get into that in the future?
  10. Off topic but how do you select tactics for the youth team? I can't select on the tactics screen nor the youth tasks screen.
  11. How does it depend on the system though? I don't understand how the player movement when he dribbles depends on the system? Can you explain?
  12. I thought so but even an IF with stay wider, and cut inside from both wings PPM, doesn't make that diagonal run ( I used Bailey who even is left footed). The player always go out to the byline and tries to cross but closer to the sideline than to the box.
  13. I was looking for the right way to put it and that's exactly it : Diagonal run. Get the ball wide and go straight to goal and look for a cross when you're close. Just like Sané does. He never goes to the byline unless he's in the box.
  14. Yes I'm playing with just one striker, sometimes in the AM position because I find the striker doesn't help much when my team is defending. I think I will insist on the IF for now. Will try to update later.
  15. How do I get my wingers to behave like Sané does for City? I want my winger to receive the ball wide, which is easy and can be done in different ways, but then after he gets the ball he tends to dribble wide and cross from the byline.I'm playing with Leverkusen and I tried Bailey in different roles like IF, Winger, Inverted Winger and he always does the same: Gets the ball wide, runs to the byline ( playing on the left) and tries to cross. What I want to achieve is after he gets the ball wide he only crosses when he reaches the box, or when he's closer to the box, like Sané does IMO.
  16. I know that this is not a thread about Bielsa but today I saw his first match with Lille in Ligue 1 and his teams play exactly the same. Started with a defensive midfielder in case Nantes didn't play with 2 strikers but as soon as the game starts the defensive midfielder drops inbetween the centre backs, just like Javi Martinez did at Bilbao. One thing I would like is a player filter for Bielsa, he left Lazio because they didn't buy the players he wanted and at Lille he spend some money but he brought exactly the players he wanted,seems like he does a very good job at watching games and scouti
  17. Yeah I see that, but on the first screenshot of the team bellow Formation, Player Roles and Duties you have the left winger as an advanced playmaker but on the second screenshot you have an IF. They are both IF according to you, the 1st one might confuse some people.
  18. On the PIs you have an Advanced Playmaker but on the second screenshot where you show your starting eleven you have an IF there.
  19. Just watched your video, got a few questions : Don't you think Kanté gets forward a lot? It could be a good thing but he doesn't get into the opponent box that much in a game. He scored that goal against ManU but they weren't defending by that time. Other thing to point out is that we need another role on the CB. We can't replicate what Alaba ( Pep's Bayern), Kolarov ( recently in city) or Azpi ( chelsea) do. If we have a IWB because of 1/2 examples we need to have another role for the CB for the same reason. An Anchor Man or Half Back don't do what they do IRL. They don't come down to the bac
  20. I tried the half-back but even playing him more to the right he goes central a lot and azpi stays on that half space between right and center, he doesn't roam from there. Other things that neither halfbacks or central defenders do is cross and azpi puts some crosses at a time, even assists sometimes.
  21. Can you show the screenshots? Or some more info about your tactic so we can try it.
  22. But then you don't defend as 5-4-1 or even 5-2 when the strikers don't want to defend.
  23. One thing I notice in the Chelsea matches is that the wingbacks don't do a lot of crosses from the byline, I don't know if you mentioned it already, but Moses cuts inside a lot with the ball and Alonso passes to Hazard and makes the run to open space, I don't know if you agree or not.
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