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D PAD Tactics - Action & Control List

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D PAD Tactics - Action & Control List

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Get an edge over your competition with FIFA 19's D Pad tactics! Tweak your strategies further to play better and outscore your opponent in the field.

D PAD Tactics - Action & Control List

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D PAD Tactics Overview

D PAD Tactics Overview

Fine Tune Your Strategy

D PAD Tactics are used during the match to further adjust your offensive and defensive strategies depending on your situation. Main strategies are set before the match, but switching can be done on-the-fly with the D PAD.

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Choose Offensive Or Defensive Tactics

Depending on what you plan to do, you can choose between Attacking or Defending Tactics via the UP or DOWN Buttons respectively.

Different Controls Per Console

Controls may vary for D PAD Tactics depending on your console.

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Attacking Tactics PS4 / XBOX

Attacking Tactics
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Attacking Tactics

Get In Box

Get in the box will make more players get inside the opponent's box or goal area to increase the chances of your players having an attempt to score a goal.

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Get In The Box
Attacking Tactics

Attacking Full Backs

Make your Full Back Players go on the offensive with this tactic to add more threats against your opponent! Remember to have Full Backs with good offensive skills if you are planning to use this tactic. You can also use this at a corner kick chance.

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Attacking Full Backs
Attacking Tactics

Hug Sideline

This strategy will make some of your players stay close to the sideline when attacking. You can use this tactic when you plan on doing a side attack for your offense.

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Hug Sideline
Attacking Tactics

Extra Striker

This tactic, like the name suggests, will make another player take on the role as striker, giving the opponent more things to worry about!

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Extra Striker
Attacking Tactics

Defending Tactics PS4 / XBOX

Defending Tactics
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Defending Tactics

Striker Drop Back

This tactic will make your Strikers provide assistance when you are defending against the opposition. When you want to make your team super defensive, this is the option.

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Striker Drop Back
Defending Tactics

Team Press

The team press will make your team apply constant pressure to the enemy ballhandler. Be careful when using this position as it could leave a lot of open space that the enemy can pass to!

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Team Press
Defending Tactics

Overload Ball Side

This tactic will position a lot of your players on the side of the pitch where the ball is located. You can use this to defend against side attacks. Be careful as this leaves the other side of the pitch open for a lob pass!

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Overload Ball Side
Defending Tactics

Offside Trap

Move up your defenders along the pitch to turn through ball passes by the enemy to offsides. Be careful as wrong timing can leave your opponent with no defenders blocking him from the goal!

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Offside Trap
Defending Tactics

D PAD Tactics On Switch

The Nintendo Switch has different controls for fine-tuning your tactics. Here are the controls that will allow you to change your tactics on-the-fly on the Nintendo Switch:

Offside Trap

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Offside Trap
D PAD Tactics On Switch

Team Press

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Team Press
D PAD Tactics On Switch

Swap Wings

To be confirmed.

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Swap Wings
D PAD Tactics On Switch

CB Joins Attack

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CB Joins Attack
D PAD Tactics On Switch

Changing Game Plans

Changing Game Plans

Changing your gameplan will change the way your AI-controlled teammates approach how they play the game. These game plans put emphasis on whether you prioritize attacking or defending.

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Change Game Plan
Changing Game Plans

Choose From The Following

Game PlanEmphasisLevel
Park The BusDefense★★★
Ultra DefensiveDefense★★・
DefensiveDefense★・・
BalancedNeutral・・・
AttackingAttack★・・
Ultra AttackingAttack★★・
All Out AttackAttack★★★

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