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How To Play Better - Tips and Tricks

FIFA 19
How To Play Better - Tips and Tricks

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Play better in FIFA 19! Improve your skills by learning different dribbling, defense, shooting, formation, and free kick techniques.

How To Play Better - Tips and Tricks

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Basic Techniques

Having a good grasp of the basics in FIFA is a good foundation to help you learn more techniques to improve your game. Take time to learn the basics of FIFA if you haven't before continuing!

Basic Control Table

NameWhat Is It?How To ExecuteWhen To Use
Short PassA pass to another player close by."X" / "A"Use when moving the ball up and down the field.
Lob PassA pass that throws the ball up in the air."Square" / "X"Use to clear the ball from your area.
Regular ShotA normal shot attempt at scoring the goal."Shoot" buttonUse to quickly get shots off if needed.
Finesse ShotA shot that favors accuracy over power. The ball curves towards the target."Shoot" button + R1 / RBUse when the keeper is directly in front of you to curve the ball around the keeper.
Switch DefendersTake control of a new player to defend against the opponent with the ballL1 / LBUse to switch into another player to defend against the enemy.
Standing TackleAn attempt to steal the ball from the opponent's possession by putting one of your feet in the way"O" / "B"Use to attempt to steal the ball from the opponent.

These are a few of the basic actions one can take when either attacking or defending. More actions and controls can be found in the link below.

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Get To Know More Than Basics!

Now that you have learned the basics of FIFA, it's time to take your game to the next level! Here are some of the techniques you can learn to improve your game!

Dribbling Techniques - Right Through Them!

Dribbling will let you control the ball better, making you a bigger threat on offense! Learn how to control the pace of the match just by dribbling the ball!

Check Out How To Perform Dribbling

Set Piece Techniques

Free Kick Techniques - Score From A Set Piece!

Be deadly when attempting a free kick from anywhere in the field! There are different techniques to get the ball into the back of the net, or set up a teammate for a goal!

Check Out How To Finish Free Kicks

Corner Kick Techniques - Keep The Pressure On!

Learn how to efficiently score from the Corner Kick Set Piece. Never let up the pressure when you are this close to the goal!

Check Out How To Finish Corner Kicks

Shooting Techniques - GOAL!

Being able to use the best shot for any given situation will almost always convert into a goal! Learn the different shot types to convert your possessions into goals!

Check Out How To Improve Your Shooting

Defense Techniques - Stop The Opposition

Having a good defense, complements a great offense! Learn how to handle attackers and limit your opponent's shot attempts!

Check Out How To Defend Like A Pro

How To Use The Best Formation - Dictate The Game

Formations will help you and your team have a more concrete plan of scoring goals. Use the formations provided to your advantage!

How To Use Best Formation

Using D PAD Tactics

Further refine your strategy on-the-fly by using D PAD Tactics! Change your strategy mid-game to get an edge over your opponents!

Check Out D PAD Tactics Here

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