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