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I just started playing FM13 on the PC, I moved from playing on my iphone and for some reason I am just unable to win any games, I normally lose, draw or occasionally get 1-0, just played Man U and I lost 5-0 :/
My players always seem to get low 6s and I play them in the right position and I give them their favoured role (e.g. Giroud likes to play poacher). Also my assistant manager (Steve Bould) always says that we never have enough possession

So I play in a 4-1-4-1 formation, and the players I currently have are:
GK;
Szczsney
Fabianski

Defence;
Gibbs
Koscielney
Vermaelen
Jenkinson
Ricardo van Rhijn
Mattia Di Sciglio

Midfield;
Fellaini
Gonalons
Isco
Cazorla
Wilshere
Ramsey
Chamberlain

Attack;
Walcott
Podolski
Cornelius
Giroud

Will Be Signing:
Sanogo
Benteke
Jovetic/Lewandowski
Eto'o (when really cheap)
Wellington Nem
Papadopoulos


When I lost 5-0 to ManU I played the following players in a 4-1-4-1 formation:
GK: Szczsney
DL:Gibbs
DR: Mattia Di Sciglio
CB:Koscielney Ricardo van Rhijn
DM: Fellaini
CM: Cazorla Isco
LM: Chamberlain
RM: Ramsey
ST: Giroud



Any suggestions on how I can actually win some games?
 
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Have a look at this as some inspiration








ARSENAL 4231
- A TOP TEAM TACTIC





Disclaimer: This is in no way emulation.

here, we will find not 2 or 3 but 4 approaches. The key is to see if your players are finding space thatthey can exploit or of they have to create it them selfes, if the players need to sit deeper and counter or if you have to push up and gain control by hassle the opponent


Also suited for

Man City. Liverpool. Chelsea, Spurs, Man UTD





1st strategy: Attacking Possession


Although this is the main approach, you will probably need the other ones just as much. Perhaps not as Man U in your 4[SUP]th[/SUP] season in the league but as Spurs in the CL, you need to be more cautious then this. Here, we play a fluid control based approach and let our wingers provide lots of width and we hassle the opponent and at the same time we try to keep possession when getting back the ball

If you have complete wingers, use them as Defensive wingers. If they are weak but really pacey , the use them as Wingers


Extra Shout: Against team sitting really deep, with lots of players behind the ball,its important that the runs from deep dont come too early from the advanced players in th wide postions, creating too many gaps between our stratas Here, I always include
from the start








2[SUP]nd[/SUP] Strategy: Direct Counter


Here, we play on the counter, getting the ball forward. Unlike in the first approach, we use inside forwards instead of wingers, a poacher instead of a complete FC and a TQ instead of an AMC, all with the purpose of making the AMR/L able to find space inside. This approach is mainly used against teams that do provide us with some space to exploit, like most middle teams do at their home ground when they try to attack.





3[SUP]rd[/SUP] Strategy Cool it man!!

A way to cool things down without sitting too deep. This is an approach I rather like when wanting to see out a 3-0 result and I don’t want to score more at the cost of risking conceding








4[SUP]th[/SUP] Strategy Cautious Counter

Here, we are playing much more cautious, perhaps an approach that will mainly be used away to really good teams or when wanting to grind out a result



 
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