Girona FC – S4,1: Tactics, signings and a good start.

FM22 Analytics, tactics and soccernomics

After finishing 9th and then 8th in La Liga we’re desperate to make the next step and qualify for European football. In fact, if we don’t do it this time I’ll see it as nothing but adject failure.

The only issue is I have no transfer budget and we have the lowest wage budget in the division.

Here we go.

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Girona FC – S3,3: Europe or Bust?

FM22 Analytics, tactics and soccernomics

A lot has happened in the last few days in the virtual world of Football Manager.

After taking a step back and realising we’d won only 1 of our last 8 La Liga games it was time for a change.

There’s been highs, there’s been lows…

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Girona FC – S3,2: Inconsistency & the Stengs effect

We finished the previous update sat in a healthy 8th place after 12 games. We’d made some tweaks to our midfield roles and were hoping to be in the European places when the January transfer window closed.

Let’s find out if we succeeded in our aims or if we laid a big fat egg.

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Girona FC – S3,1: Starting season 3 & tactical tweaks.

FM22 Analytics, tactics and soccernomics

With new signings and an aim of challenging for the European places we went into season 3 full of vigour and promise.

It started really well, quickly flirted with average and then went quite badly…

But, did we get the season back on track?

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Girona FC – S2,2: Post-patch blues

FM22 Analytics, tactics and soccernomics

When we left off we’d just been beaten 5-0 by Atletico Madrid and were reaching for the Ibuprofen to ease some tactical-based headaches.

After looking at the stats from the three variations we’d tried, the decision was made to stick with the 3-4-1-2 and try to develop this further.

Was the new formation a roaring success? Did we add a new 20 goal-a-season striker in the January transfer window?

Let’s find out.

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Girona FC – S1,1: The season so far, and a pressing matter.

FM22 Analytics, tactics & soccernomics

August to November: the season so far.

As you can see, we’ve had a very impressive start to the season, picking up 10 wins, 2 draws and being yet to taste defeat. On the way we’ve scored 27 goals and allowed only 7, with only Tenerife conceding less.

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