Home Podcasts OMG PODCAST: Set Pieces

OMG PODCAST: Set Pieces

- Advertisement -
This week on the One More Game Podcast we talk set pieces. A delayed podcast this week as Mike struggles to organise the bird orchestra and ultimately failed.
 
Mike and Samo talk about their use of set pieces and how effective they might be. What are your favourite corner and free-kick routines?
 
From a defensive corner do you get everybody back to defend, or do you leave men forward to try and carve a counter attack? Which is the most effective method in your save, or do you try something different with your set pieces?
 
How do you attack a corner? Are the AI too effective on a counter-attack from a corner forcing you to be conservative in your routine? Or do you throw caution to the wind and throw men at the issue to try and score every corner you get?
 
Another option could be retaining possession from set pieces. Keeping them short could be more effective if your players are particularly bad in the air or delivering set pieces. Is playing safe the way to go?
 
With defensive free kicks, is a wall even needed at times? Will a keeper be hindered by the players in front of him? A freekick from distance is a prime example of a time to pack your own box or leave men forward instead of building the wall.
 
How useful are long throws? Set-piece expert Keysi Rensie utilises long throws and shows it off with his gifs on Twitter. He also provides some key tips to get the most out of set pieces.
 
What does resident “Club Shop” Tony Pulis fanboy Mike do for set pieces? Does he try to emulate his hero or is he less focused on set piece bombardment?
 
What changes would you like to see made to set pieces? Can Sports Interactive improve them for FM19 or should they leave them as is? Could set-piece specialist backroom staff be added?
 
Follow @ onemoregamepod, @ accordingtofm (Mike), @ FM_Samo (Samo) and @ FMDaily_ on twitter.
 
Music: The Field – Thanasis G

Featured Articles

Football Manager 2023: West London Project – We’re ready to challenge

This article was first published on chelseafcanalysis.com Liverpool and Man City… here we come! After looking at the more tactical side of things in the...

Football Manager 2023: The road to the UCL with C.D. Feirense

There are a multitude of challenges and game directions to undertake in the world of Football Manager, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll...

Football Manager 2023: The Anfield Project – Transforming Trent part 2

In part one of this venture, I talked about my desire and intentions in regards to deploying Trent Alexander-Arnold as a central midfielder. If...

Football Manager 2023: West London Project – a mid-season tactical revolution

Buy Football Manager 2023 through our friends at Fanatical and get 30% off by using the code FM23DAILY. This makes it the cheapest price around! Click on the image below...

Football Manager 2023: Glorious Devils – the high press is dead

Buy Football Manager 2023 through our friends at Fanatical and get 30% off by using the code FM23DAILY. This makes it the cheapest price around! Click on the image below...
More From Author

A look at England’s last three World Cup runs

It’s coming home, isn’t it? As England fans once again prepare themselves for another international tournament, packing in pubs and debating their starting line-ups, it...

Football Manager 2020 for free: How to play game in coronavirus lockdown

A supermarket worker was spat at by a customer attempting to stockpile Pot Noodles while another was told: "I hope you get...

What is the real meaning of the cards in the deck?

Whether in an environment with several players or just two, a table game guarantees fun, entertainment and a good laugh, doesn't it? And the...

Activate the 22Bet promo code and get a great bonus

Are you following football and want to convert your knowledge into new victories? Then be sure to register in the reliable office and activate...

Stats Zone: Mönchengladbach hold on to beat Wolfsburg

Mönchengladbach played well in the Bundesliga game away against Wolfsburg on Saturday. They steadily steered a 2-1 lead after the second period to a...