LEE CARSLEY'S 4-2-3-1 ENGLAND U21 TACTIC EMULATION GOALS MACHINE

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LEE CARSLEY’S ENGLAND U 21 TACTICS

HOW TO EMULATE THIS TACTIC IN FOOTBALL MANAGER 2024



Football Manager 2024 Tactic - England U21 Inspired 4-2-3-1
Mentality: Positive
Team Instructions (In Possession):
Attacking Width: Fairly Wide
Passing: Shorter
Tempo: Slightly Lower
Play Out of Defense: Yes
Overlap: Right & Left (both wing-backs like to overlap)
Crosses: Low
Work Ball Into Box: (possession-based approach)
Dribble Less: (prioritize possession)
Transition Instructions:
Counter-Press: More Often (aggressive pressing to regain possession)
Counter: once England U21 gained the ball back, they launch fast counter-attacks
Goalkeeper Instructions:
Take short kicks
Distribute to center backs (help to build from the back)
Defensive Phase (Out of Possession):
Pressing Line: High Pressing Line (aggressive pressing)
Defensive Line: Higher
Trigger Press: More Often (maintain pressure on the opponent)
Prevent Short GK Distribution: Yes
Step up more: apply offside trap
Player Roles & Instructions:
Goalkeeper: Sweeper Keeper (Support Duty) - Actively participates in build-up play. (James Trafford)
Wing-backs: Wing-backs (Support Duty) - Push forward to support attacks: instructions: stay wider (provide width), close down more, tackle harder, mark tighter (Max Aarons and Luke Thomas)
Central Defenders: Ball Playing Defenders (Defend Duty) - Initiate attacks from the back. Instructions: Close down more, tackle harder, mark tighter. (Harwood-Bellis and Colwill).
Central Midfielders (Left ): Deep-Lying Playmaker (Support Duty) - Protects the backline and distributes the ball. Instructions: stay wider (to cover when the inside forward moves inside and the left wing-back pushes forward), close down more, mark tighter, tackle harder, (Angel Gomes)
Central Midfielders (2): Box-to-Box Midfielder (Support Duty) - Provides both defensive and offensive contributions.Instructions: pass it shorter, get further forward, mark tighter, tackle harder, move into channels. (Oliver Skipp)
Right Winger: Inside Forward (Attack Duty) - Cuts inside to create chances and link up with attackers. Instructions: Sit narrower, tackle harder, mark tighter. (Harvey Elliott).
Left Winger: Inside Forward (Support Duty) - Similar role to right winger. Instructions: Sit narrower, tackle harder, mark tighter. (Curtis Jones).
Attacking Midfielder: Attacking Midfielder (Attack Duty) - Supports the striker and creates play in the final third. Instructions: Move into channels, mark tighter, tackle harder. (Gibbs-White).
Striker: Advanced Forward (Attack Duty) - Leads the line and looks to score goals. Instructions: mark tighter, tackle harder. (Cameron Archer).
Explanation:
This tactic emphasizes possession-based play with a high pressing approach to win the ball back quickly.
Wing-backs are instructed to attack and overlap, providing width in the attacking phase.
Central midfielders offer a balance between defense and attack.
Inside forwards provide creativity and link up play in the final third.
The attacking midfielder supports the striker and creates scoring opportunities.
The advanced forward spearheads the attack and looks to finish chances.
The two inside forwards, the attacking midfielder and the advanced forward are instructed to mark tighter and tackle harder to apply pressing to the opponent center backs.

That's all for this tactic
I hope it works for you too.

For tactic analysis, in game creation, stats and highlights, please see this video in my channel



For tactic analysis, in game creation, stats and highlights, please see this video in my channel
 

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the tactic in the download different from the one in the video
 
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