BASIC ATTACKING CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Move. Dribble When the Ball Is at Your Feet. Release While Dribbling to Dribble Slowly.
X Button Short Pass. Hold X + Aim Directional Button = Sends Pass to More Distant Player. Press Directional Button in Opposite Direction Than Player Is Facing + X = Heel Pass. Press X Before Trapping Ball to Execute Direct Short Pass.
Triangle Button Through Ball. Hold Triangle + Aim With Direction Button = Send Pass to Player Further Away. Press Triangle Before Trapping the Ball to Send a Through Ball in Direction That Directional Button Is Being Pressed.
Square Button Shoot. Hold Square to Increase Height of Shot. Press Square Before Trapping Ball to Fire a Header or a Volley at the Goal. Hold L1 + Square for a Chip Shot.
Circle Button Cross/Long Pass. Press Circle to Send Pass in Direction That Directional Button Is Held. Length of Pass Depends on How Long Circle Button Is Held. Press Circle Before Trapping Ball to Make Long Pass. Send a Long Pass to Opposite Wing by Holding Directional Button in Desired Direction and Pressing Circle Button. Press Cricle While Aiming With Directional Button for Far Side Cross. Press Circle Twice While Aiming With Directional Button for Short Cross. Press Circle Three Times While Aiming With Directional Button for Cross Along the Ground. Press R2 While Making a Cross for a High Ball. Press Circle With L1 and Directional Button to Cross Ball From Any Position.
L2 Button Strategy
L1 Button Switch Between Players
R2 Button Special Controls. Jump. Hold and Move in Desired Direction to Maintain Ball Control. Press While Dribbling for High-Speed Dribble. Press After Passing Ball to Make Player Who Passed Sprint Forward.
R1 Button Dash. Press While Dribbling to Dash Dribble. Repeatedly Press While Dribbling to Extend Time Between Ball Touches.
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Press Down Then Up to Lift the Ball
R3 Button Manual Pass. Hold L1 Button + Push Right Analog Stick in Desired Direction, Then Press R3 = Manual Long Pass.
Combo #1 Release Directional Button + R1 = Stop Ball's Movement When Dribbling
Combo #2 Release Directional Button + R2 = Stop Ball With Player Positioned Between Ball and Opponent's Goal
Combo #3 L1 + R1 = Send Ball Forward When Player Has Stooped With Ball at Feet
Combo #4 R1 During Dribble + Directional Button Two or Three Times = Extend Time Between Ball Touches
Combo #5 Hold L1 + Triangle = Send Chipped Through Ball in Direction That Directional Pad Is Being Pressed
Combo #6 Hold L1 + X for Short Pass, Pressing Triangle Button Before Teammate Receives Ball to Execure Return Pass (One-Two Pass)
Combo #7 Hold L1 + X for Short Pass, Then Press Circle Button Before Player Traps Ball to Execute Return Pass (One-Two Pass in the Air)
Combo #8 Rotate Right Analog Stick While Dribbling for Marseilles Turn
Combo #9 Press L2 + R1 Together = Increase Attack-Mindedness
BASIC DEFENSE CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Player Movement
X Button Apply Pressure. When Keeper Is Holding Ball, Press X to Throw It to a Teammate, Using Directional Button to Aim.
Triangle Button Goalkeeper Charge. Press Triangle When Opposing Player Has Possession of Ball to Make Goalkeeper Sprint Towards the Ball.
Square Button Clearance/Pressure2. Press Square When an Opponent Is in Possession of the Ball to Have the Teammate Closest to the Ball Pressure the Player With the Ball. Press to Boot a Drop Kick Up Field.
Circle Button Sliding Tackle. Press to Boot a Drop Kick Up Field.
L2 Button Strategy. Press L2 to Activate/Cancel Strategies When in Semi-Auto Mode.
L1 Button Switch Between Players. When Your Player Is Not Carrying Ball, Press anf Hold L1 to Move Camera Around Pitch With Directional Button.
R2 Button Special Controls. Press to Call for a Pass When a Teammate Has the Ball.
R1 Button Dash. When the Keeper Has the Ball, Press R1 to Drop It at His Feet.
Start Button Pause
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Player Movement
Combo #1 X + R1 = Dash Towards Ball
Combo #2 Hold Triangle + L1 = Have Play Cursor Appear Over Keeper. Use Directional Pad to Move Keeper.
Combo #3 R1 + R2 While a Player Is Chasing After Ball to Force Player to Stop (Super Cancel)
Combo #4 R2 + Directional Button When Ball Is in Air to Control Player
Combo #5 Activate/Cancel Strategies When in Manual Mode:
L2 + Circle = Activate/Cancel Strategies Set for the Circle Button
L2 + X = Activate/Cancel Strategies Set for the X Button
L2 + Triangle = Activate/Cancel Strategies Set for the Triangle Button
L2 + Square = Activate/Cancel Strategies Set for the Square Button
Combo #6 Press L2 + R1 Together = Increase Defense-Mindedness
Directional Buttons Up + Circle = Low Cross. Down + Circle = Along the Ground. Left/Right + Circle = Curl.
X Button Press X When Taking Corner to Send a Short Pass to Nearest Teammate
Circle Button Kick a Corner. Hold Circle to Increase Distance of Kick.
R2 Button R2 + Circle = High Cross
R1 Button R1 + Circle = Low Cross
FREE KICKS (PASSING) CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Up + Circle = Low Ball. Down + Circle = Along the Ground. Left/Right + Circle = Curl.
X Button Make Short Pass. Hold to Increase Distance of Kick.
Triangle Button Through Ball
R1 Button R1 + Circle = High Ball
FREE KICKS (SHOOTING) CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Up + Square = Hard Shot. Down + Square = Weak Shot. Left/Right = Bend the Shot.
Square Button Take Shot
R2 Button R2 + Square = Slightly Weak Shot
R1 Button R1 + Square = Slightly Hard Shot
Step Over Dummy 1: Press Right Analog Stick Twice in Direction of Movement
Step Over Dummy 2: Press L1 Button Twice
Step Over Dummy 3: Press R2 Button Twice
Kick Feint 1: Press Right Analog Stick Twice in Direction of Movement
Kick Feint 2: Press Square Button and While Guage Is Displayed, Press X Button. For Best Results Press Square and X Buttons at Nearly Same Time.
Kick Feint 3: Press Circle Button and While Guage Is Displayed, Press X Button
Kick Feint 4: Go Through Motions for a Cross and Before Ball Is Kicked, Press X Button
Body Feint 1: Quickly Press Directional Button in Both Diagonal Directions to the Left and Right of the Direction of the Run
Body Feint 2: When Stopped With Ball, Tap Directional Button Twice to the Player With the Ball's Left or Right Side
Through Feint: Before Ball Is Trapped, Press and Hold R1 Button Without Pressing Directional Buttons to Step Over Ball and Allow It to Continue to Another Player