anyone want a pounding on fifa?

green pennies

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As a Fifa player for several years, I'd like to know what level you guys all are, because as much as I love the game and as often as I play it, I still have so much trouble consistently winning games online. I'm happy with my skill at defense in the league, as I rarely concede more than 1 or 2, but I find it incredibly difficult to generate offense and score goals in the game. Basically, I'm the king of the 1-0 loss and have been hanging around the lowly level 13 for what seems like forever. 95% of every lobby I enter is filled with higher level players.

Obviously I play as City most of the time, but does anyone have any other (perhaps not obvious) clubs that you tend to do well with? I refuse to play as Real Madrid or scum, but I'm open to other possibilities.

Did any of you find that the game suddenly started to "click" with a certain a) team or b) formation?

Am I approaching offense with the wrong club/formations/players for my style? What "style" is the right style anyway? How do you guys score most of your goals? If it isn't a cross to header or a tapped pass over to an open man who one-times it in from 5 yards out, I rarely do.

I know this is a pissing contest thread about who's the best, but if anyone has any advice for a frustrated player, I'd love to hear it. In return, I'll let you beat the shit out of me online. PS3 username is green_pennies

thx.
 

djelanomcfc

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green pennies said:
As a Fifa player for several years, I'd like to know what level you guys all are, because as much as I love the game and as often as I play it, I still have so much trouble consistently winning games online. I'm happy with my skill at defense in the league, as I rarely concede more than 1 or 2, but I find it incredibly difficult to generate offense and score goals in the game. Basically, I'm the king of the 1-0 loss and have been hanging around the lowly level 13 for what seems like forever. 95% of every lobby I enter is filled with higher level players.

Obviously I play as City most of the time, but does anyone have any other (perhaps not obvious) clubs that you tend to do well with? I refuse to play as Real Madrid or scum, but I'm open to other possibilities.

Did any of you find that the game suddenly started to "click" with a certain a) team or b) formation?

Am I approaching offense with the wrong club/formations/players for my style? What "style" is the right style anyway? How do you guys score most of your goals? If it isn't a cross to header or a tapped pass over to an open man who one-times it in from 5 yards out, I rarely do.

I know this is a pissing contest thread about who's the best, but if anyone has any advice for a frustrated player, I'd love to hear it. In return, I'll let you beat the shit out of me online. PS3 username is green_pennies

thx.

I'm level 28 with around about 4700 online rank points.

I only recently started winning all my matches by creating my own tactic instead of relying on the shitty original Fifa tactics. So I think the best adivce would be to create your own tactic that you can play with any team and you will always be comfortable with.
I usually play with City online but I also enjoy using lower teams like Cardiff Stoke etc. I recently began using this new formation when losing 1-0 and being stuck on level 19-20.

It comes up as 4-4-2 but is infact a 4 2 1 1 2

Hart

Kolarov Toure Kompany Richards
Barry De Jong
Yaya Toure
Silva
Tevez Dzeko

P.S: I hate people using Madrid and Barca (any of the other 5 star teams I'm fine with them using but I'll never use them myself)

If anyone uses Barca or Madrid I go out purposely to foul the shit out of them if/when I take a lead.
 

green pennies

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djelanomcfc said:
green pennies said:
As a Fifa player for several years, I'd like to know what level you guys all are, because as much as I love the game and as often as I play it, I still have so much trouble consistently winning games online. I'm happy with my skill at defense in the league, as I rarely concede more than 1 or 2, but I find it incredibly difficult to generate offense and score goals in the game. Basically, I'm the king of the 1-0 loss and have been hanging around the lowly level 13 for what seems like forever. 95% of every lobby I enter is filled with higher level players.

Obviously I play as City most of the time, but does anyone have any other (perhaps not obvious) clubs that you tend to do well with? I refuse to play as Real Madrid or scum, but I'm open to other possibilities.

Did any of you find that the game suddenly started to "click" with a certain a) team or b) formation?

Am I approaching offense with the wrong club/formations/players for my style? What "style" is the right style anyway? How do you guys score most of your goals? If it isn't a cross to header or a tapped pass over to an open man who one-times it in from 5 yards out, I rarely do.

I know this is a pissing contest thread about who's the best, but if anyone has any advice for a frustrated player, I'd love to hear it. In return, I'll let you beat the shit out of me online. PS3 username is green_pennies

thx.

I'm level 28 with around about 4700 online rank points.

I only recently started winning all my matches by creating my own tactic instead of relying on the shitty original Fifa tactics. So I think the best adivce would be to create your own tactic that you can play with any team and you will always be comfortable with.
I usually play with City online but I also enjoy using lower teams like Cardiff Stoke etc. I recently began using this new formation when losing 1-0 and being stuck on level 19-20.

It comes up as 4-4-2 but is infact a 4 2 1 1 2

Hart

Kolarov Toure Kompany Richards
Barry De Jong
Yaya Toure
Silva
Tevez Dzeko

P.S: I hate people using Madrid and Barca (any of the other 5 star teams I'm fine with them using but I'll never use them myself)

If anyone uses Barca or Madrid I go out purposely to foul the shit out of them if/when I take a lead.

Thanks for the response. By "create your own tactic" do you mean just picking a formation and learning how to play well within it? Or are there more ways to personalize your system that I am not taking advantage of?
 

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