How to score corners in FIFA 18

Hey comrades, welcome back to another FIFA 18 tutorial from my FIFA Academy on Futhead How Tos! As always, there’s a video portion available on my YouTube channel.

Let's start with the dad news: corners will always be “low percentage plays,” meaning that you don’t score from them that often.

The good news: you can increase your likelihood of scoring with this one easy SUPER MEGA TRICK SECRET REVEALED EXPOSED OMG WOW!!!!! Fakereaction.jpg

Anyway, this tip is definitely not rocket science, but in my matches over the years, I can count on only one hand the amount of people that did this to me.

How To Set Up

When the ball goes out for a corner, you’ll get one of those annoying cutscenes you constantly smash through.

But wait, don’t just mindlessly skip through this one! Hold L2/LT on your controller and then smash the skip button.

The reason you want to do this is because it will instantly spawn a short corner option for you, so that you don’t have to call someone over and wait for them to run to you.

The Execution

What you want to do is pass it to the short option, and eventually score with the player on the edge of the box.

I don’t usually turn immediately once the short option receives the ball; I’m static for a split second and press R1/RB to call a second option (usually comes from inside the box from the near post). This is done in order to make it look like I’m going inside.

After that fake, look at my player on the edge of the box. He’s often unmarked moments after you put the ball in play. But do we have a passing lane open for him? Do we need to stall first?

If he’s open, turn towards him and do a driven pass (R1/RB + pass). If he’s not yet open, take a super light touch towards the byline, and then turn towards to player at the edge of the box and pass to him. If he’s just open the whole time, pass immediately.

Once this edge of the box guy has the ball, aim across the goal and unleash a powerful strike. It helps if you have a finesse shooter there because he does not need to set up his body as well. Keep in mind that this is a big long shot in front of a crowd of people. You have to give it a lot of power so that it can either be a goal or bounce off for another corner.

If you underpower your shot, you’re going to get countered. You’re going to cry. You’re going to die.

That’s it for today comrades, let me know if you have any questions or thoughts! If you play 4-3-2-1, the LF is going to be on the edge of the box usually.

Cheers!

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