The 451 is one of the best formations to break down the EA FC 24 wing meta by building up play through the middle of the pitch.

One EA FC 24 player has found success using these custom tactics and instructions to dominate Champions.

If you are looking to overcome the EA FC 24 meta, you have come to the right place. This setup will undoubtedly increase your win rate:

EA FC 24 Best 451 Custom Tactics

Here are all the details for the best 451 formation in EA FC 24:

  • Defence: Balanced
    • Width: 35
    • Depth: 75
  • Offense: Balanced
    • Chance Creation: Direct Passing
    • Width: 25
    • Players in Box: 6
    • Corners: 2
    • Freekicks: 2

These tactics come from Reddit user Luisen123, who was able to achieve massive success with the new meta-defining strategy.

When selecting the formation, make sure you use the 451(2) instead of the standard 451.

Not doing this will mean your midfielders will act more like CAMs (Centre Attacking Midfielders) rather than CMs (Centre Midfielders). This means that defensively you are left more open, and your opponent has a higher chance of scoring.

EA FC 24 451 Custom Tactics

EA FC 24 Best 451 Player Instructions

Here are the player instructions alongside ideal player traits to maximize the effect of the 451 formation on EA FC 24:

PositionInstructionsPlayer Description
GK Default Tall
RB Stay Back While Attacking Good Passing
Fast
RCB Default Tall
Fast
Strong
LCB Default Tall
Fast
Strong
LB Stay Back While Attacking Good Passing
Fast
RM Come Back on Defense
Get Into Box For Cross
Free Roam
Get in Behind
Fast
Agile
RCM Come Back on Defense
Get Into Box For Cross
Free Roam
Good Passing
Good Dribbling
CM Stay Back While Attacking
Stay On Edge Of Box For Cross
Good Passing
Fast
Defensively Strong
LCM Come Back on Defense
Get Into Box For Cross
Free Roam
Good Passing
Good Dribbling
LM Come Back on Defense
Get Into Box For Cross
Free Roam
Get in Behind
Fast
Agile
ST False Nine Fast

An important thing to note is that you need to pick out center midfielders who can be effective on the wing alongside in their natural position.

This is because throughout the game they are going to switch, due to the Free Roam instruction.

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Isiah is an experienced writer and avid football enthusiast with a keen interest in FC 24. His all-time favourite FIFA player was Player of the Month Son Heung-min back in 2017.