A former pro-FIFA 23 player & coach has revealed the best custom tactics for the 4222 formation after the latest patch.

  • Defense
    • Defense Style: Balanced
    • Width: 55
    • Depth: 72
  • Offence
    • Build Up Play: Balanced
    • Chance Creation: Direct Passing
    • Width: 65
    • Players in Box: 7
    • Corners: 2
    • Free Kicks: 2

These tactics are now some of the best in the game after the latest FIFA 23 patch reduced the effect of certain playstyles!

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4222 Formation tactics FIFA 23

FIFA 23 4222 Formation Player Instructions

GK• Default
RB/LB• Stay Back While Attacking
• Normal Interceptions (Default)
• Stick to Position (Default)
• Mixed Attack (Default)
CB• Default
Right CDM (Most Defensive Midfielder)• Balance Defence (Default)
• Stay Back While Attacking
• Normal Interceptions (Default)
• Cover Center
• Stick to Position (Default)
Left CDM (Most Attacking Midfielder)• Balance Defence (Default)
• Balanced Attack (Default)
• Normal Interceptions (Default)
• Cover Center
• Stick to Position (Default)
Right CAM/Left CAM• Basic Defence Support (Default)
• Get Into The Box For Crosses
• Stick To Position (Default)
• Normal Interceptions (Default)
Right ST/Left ST• Default

The 4222 features a solid bank of two defensive midfielders who can anchor in the middle of the pitch while the two strikers and center-attacking midfielders can roam forward.

Despite this formation not having wingers, the two outside CAMs will play on the wing. Make sure that your wide CAMs are fast enough to play out wide!

If you want to view some other tactics, these are the best ones for the following formations:

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