TACTICAL ASPECTS

A series that takes a look at smaller aspects of the tactical side of the game one at a time!

✍🏼 – adam_otbfm

GETTING THE BEST FROM A BALL-PLAYING DEFENDER

Welcome back to On the Break! There hasn’t been a new Tactical Aspects post for 4 months! Time to correct that, I think. This time out we’re going to take a look at one single player role, the Ball-Playing Defender. I use this role a lot, and many others do too, but I think there…

HOW MENTALITY AFFECTS PLAYER ROLES

Welcome back to On the Break! Today we continue the Tactical Aspects series, with a post covering a topic I’d never really considered before – the effect that mentality has on player roles. If you’d like to catch up on the previous posts in the series, you can do so by clicking HERE. It’s hard…

THE REGISTA VS THE DEEP-LYING PLAYMAKER

Welcome back to On the Break and the second post of my Tactical Aspects series! If you missed the first post where we covered the Defensive Line, click HERE to check it out! This time out we’ll be looking at the differences between a Regista and a Deep-Lying Playmaker; What do they do, how do…

THE DEFENSIVE LINE – HIGHER OR LOWER?

Welcome to Tactical Aspects, a new series of posts where I’ll be looking at individual elements of the in-game tactics creator. I don’t claim to be a tactical expert of any sort; there are far more knowledgeable writers than myself in the community, but I hope that by taking a look at smaller aspects in…