In FIFA 21, in addition to having great players for your team there are other important features such as players' conditions, team's chemistry and the formation of your team.
In order to succeed and having the best function, we should choose the right positions and formation. You can set your team to defensive or aggressive mode, depending which is needed at the time. It is obvious that you will have more FIFA coins from winning.
You can see the list of possible formations in FIFA 21 game and choosing a formation for your team.
FIFA 21 Formation: 4-2-2-2
This is how 4-2-2-2 works, four players in the defense make the team impenetrable. The CMDs in front of the defence make the team too stable. And The two wingers could join the forwards too fast, in the times of attack. The advantages of 4-2-2-2 are being too steady and firm and different attacking options.
This formation is so popular but it has also disadvantages. The disadvantages of this formation in FIFA 21 is that it's not ideal for ball possession, that means it's hard to score much compared to other formations.
FIFA 21 Formation: 3-1-4-2
This formation requires a tough-tackling player and an extra player in the final third, for improving your scoring chances. It is good for ball possession. And you can easily win a lot of games and earn FIFA 21 Coins.
We suggest you to set the attacking support players to Stay Back While Attacking and when in defence set them in Cover Center.
FIFA 21 Formation: 4-2-3-1 (Narrow)
4-2-3-1 has also been a popular formation. It has advantages and disadvantages. The advantages of it is to keep the ball in the middle of the field and allows you to dominate the midfield and the forwards get lots of opportunities. The disadvantages is that it's not good for wing-backs and if you're playing defensive, the sole forward could become useless.
FIFA 21 Formation: 4-3-3 (Holding)
In the formation 4-3-3, there's a strong base in the midfield that could be great for counter attacks on the wings and the defense is strong as well. It's the best counter narrow formations. Between 5 different forms of 4-3-3, we suggest you to use Holding 4-3-3.
This formation relies on ball possession of the midfielders and the three forwards are great for counter attacks and it's efficient on almost all sides and can be strong on the midfield. But it's weak on counters and requires fast wingers who can send cross balls or cut inside to score.
FIFA 21 Formation: 5-2-1-2
5-2-1-2 formation was boring formation in previous versions of FIFA. But in FIFA 21, it requires fast players, then it will be strong in defensive cover, and lets your wing-backs go forward and support your strikers without creating a gap in your defense. The advantage of 5-2-1-2 in FIFA 21 is that it has a strong defense and the forwards. It will be easier in FIFA 21 when you play with a partner in FIFA 21 Co-Ops to score better in 5-2-1-2 formation.
FIFA 21 Formation: 4-2-3-1 (Wide)
In this formation you will need fast wingers with speed of over 70 with high stamina. You have two CMD and you can use one as a pivot. For the best use of the player, just set Balanced Defence, get forward in attacks, and be Aggressive in interceptions.