FUT 14 9 New Formations – FIFA 14 Ultimate Team


To enable FUTers to have greater customization of their teams, EA have confirmed there will be nine new formations in FUT 14! The new formations will be welcomed with open arms, especially the new 4-2-3-1 variation with LM/RM positions allowing you to utilize natural wingers!

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EA have also just confirmed that your consumables pile will be UNLIMITED in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team! Below you can see a short description and image of the newly added formations in FUT 14:

4-2-3-1 (2):

The new 4-2-3-1 variation allows you to utilize your Left Midfielder (LM) / Right Midfielder (RM) instead of your Central Attacking Midfielders (CAM’s).

FUT 14 4-2-3-1(2) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-4-2 (2):

A more defensive variation of the classic 4-4-2! Two Central Defensive Midfielders (CDM’s) now replace the usual Central Midfielders (CM’s).

FUT 14 4-4-2(2) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-1-2-1-2 (2):

This variation of the popular 4-1-2-1-2 formation switches the players out wide for Central Midfielders (CM’s) to play with a Central Defensive Midfielder (CDM).

FUT 14 4-1-2-1-2(2) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team


The 4-1-4-1 utilizes a sweeping Central Defensive Midfielder (CDM) in place of the usual 2 Strikers (ST’s). You maintain width with two natural Wingers (LM/RM) to link up with your lone Striker (ST).

FUT 14 4-1-4-1 Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-5-1 (2):

This new FUT formation helps bolster the midfield by adding 3 Central Midfielders (CM’s) making it harder to break down on the counter and leaves less gaps in attack.

FUT 14 4-5-1(2) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-3-3 (2) “Hold”:

This new 4-3-3 variation adds a holding Central Defensive Midfielder (CDM).

FUT 14 4-3-3(2) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-3-3 (3) “Defend”:

This defensive variation of the 4-3-3 offers two holding Central Defensive Midfielders (CDM’s) and one Central Midfielder (CM).

FUT 14 4-3-3(3) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-3-3 (4) “Attack”:

This more attacking variation of the 4-3-3 allows for a Central Attacking Midfielder (CAM) to support to front three instead of a Central Midfielder (CM).

FUT 14 4-3-3(4) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

4-3-3 (5) “False 9”:

The final variation offer a deeper Center Forward (CF) to hold up the ball, allowing your midfielders to join the attack! A Center Forward (CF) that can hold up the ball well would be made for this role!

FUT 14 4-3-3(5) Formation - FIFA 14 Ultimate Team

As always, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below and in our forum. Will you be using any of these new variations for your FUT 14 teams? Chat LIVE with other online FUTers on our FUT Chat feature.

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  • billy

    i want to play with 8 defenders. is it possible?

    • Gaz

      It shouldn’t be for a start its pathetic

    • BEAST34

      because you cant defend?

  • CheeseMan222

    new formations are brilliant but they need 4–3-3 with 3 strikers

    • zhilla

      It already exists in FUT 13 (4321) and I’m sure that it will be available in FUT 14 as well

  • Simple

    Heeey, 4-2-4? WTF????

  • ryan

    you should be able to make your own formation

  • turtleBalls

    Carlos edwards should get his 4* skill moves back.