Anyone just play one cdm anymore?

Neal1982
1159 posts Professional
Have a glut of attacking players, seeing if anyone dares to play a more attacking formation that the usual?

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  • Retro_G
    33023 posts National Team Captain
    Yeah just the one holding CDM, run the 4-1-2-1-2 (2) with this team.


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  • Mogga
    2903 posts National Call-Up
    I dont play any, 2CMs all the way, none of this stifling, defensive nonsense.

    I cant get out of division 6 :D
  • Skywalker XVII
    370 posts Sunday League Hero
    Changed to 433-4 last week so havent used any CDM since then.

    Struggle against elite players and would probably not be able to reach elite but its more fun and I reach gold 2 much faster than before since most quit within the first 30 min.

    Mainly used 4231 in WL before and had good results but it was to boring.
  • Damo_Suzuki
    3311 posts National Call-Up
    Yup. 41212(2) 5 depth and fullbacks on balanced.
  • Zalisis
    586 posts An Exciting Prospect
    4132 is my go to formation gives a lot more attacking options when you have a wall of defenders to break down, only switch to 4231 if I'm getting battered.
  • Turkey_man
    489 posts An Exciting Prospect
    Changed to 433-4 last week so havent used any CDM since then.

    Struggle against elite players and would probably not be able to reach elite but its more fun and I reach gold 2 much faster than before since most quit within the first 30 min.

    Mainly used 4231 in WL before and had good results but it was to boring.

    That's what I've been using.

    Had both CM on balanced for most of the year but eventually went more defensive to protect against counter attacks. One stay back (currently Witsel) and edge of box for crosses works well.
  • YidArmy
    1909 posts Play-Off Hero
    4-3-2-1 for me no actual CDM. I have Kostic acting as one the in the middle of the 3 on Stay back, the other two CM's are on get forward. Such a fun formation. I don't gave much love for defensive players, want as many attackers as possible!

    Have never played 4231, can't stand playing defensively from the off. I'd much rather lose more and have fun than set ut worrying about losing.
  • Delboy13710
    9913 posts Has That Special Something
    Using 3412 , Believe me you will still get the same amount of wins just more fun :-)
  • HelloDearie
    2645 posts Fans' Favourite
    Mogga wrote: »
    I dont play any, 2CMs all the way, none of this stifling, defensive nonsense.

    I cant get out of division 6 :D

    Same, 2 CM is the way forward!
  • Koning Spijker
    3810 posts National Call-Up
    433(4) all out attack, although my CMs are 2 out of TOTY Kante, FB Allan, TOTS de Jong and Base Blanc
  • Turkey_man
    489 posts An Exciting Prospect
    433(4) all out attack, although my CMs are 2 out of TOTY Kante, FB Allan, TOTS de Jong and Base Blanc

    That's pretty much two CDMs then :#

    It all depends on player instructions really.
  • NucksNation
    4341 posts National Call-Up
    Nope.. no cdms for while now, just CMs and CAM
  • Spurred
    226 posts Has Potential To Be Special
    No CDM no stay back drop back

    That’s why I’m in D7
  • MillsOnWheels
    666 posts An Exciting Prospect
    I play Maradona as a cdm in a 352.

    He's like one of the dogs who barks at your feet but doesn't bite :D
  • RedRogue
    257 posts Sunday League Hero
    No, 4132 for me.
    Can’t stand one up front formations.
  • gregsii
    1308 posts Professional
    edited June 2020
    I play a flat 4-3-3. Wingers and striker on stay forward.
    One midfielder on stay back and the other two on balanced.
    Fullbacks also on balanced and overlap.
    7 depth press after possession loss.

    It's probably why I haven't reached elite in a while but so much more enjoyable as its basically non stop attack.

    Used to play 4-2-3-1 but it's agonisingly boring.
  • sturges12345
    4507 posts National Call-Up
    edited June 2020
    41212 was the most meta abusive formation for 5 years (and still remains so if you use bs pressing tactics), but for some reason users think their unique because they spam 1-2s between their strikers and rely on aid$ to score
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