See here for other more advanced controls. They may be difficult to start with, but mastering them will add yet another dimension to your game! The section in green are shared (both offence / defense) controls.
After pressing or , pressing while the power gauge is displayed allows you to perform a Kick Feint. The higher the power gauge, the stronger the kick in the direction you aimed with .
|KICK FEINT||/ →|
Holding when shooting allows you to take a shot which sacrifices power for added accuracy. Use it if you are shooting inside a crowded 18 yard box or if you really have to hit the corners.
Controlled shots give you more accuracy at the expense of power. It is particularly effective at a range of up to 15m where you can pick your spot, but anything longer than that you should try to beat the keeper with power.
Release and hold as you trap the ball to let it go through and you then give chase (as opposed to taking a touch to control it).
|Through Feint||Release and hold + before you trap the ball.|
|Trap Feint||Release and hold as you trap the ball.|
Press while holding to perform a Chip Shot over the goalkeeper's head.
Quick stop then face opposing goal
To come to a stop and immediately face the opposing goal, release , then press while you have the ball.
|Quick stop then face opposing goal|
As you stop dribbling, hold and aim in the direction you want to nudge the ball in front of you. Follow up this move with a shot or pass, and it will have more power and accuracy.
A player with the skills "Rising Shot" or "Dipping Shot" will have even more success when shooting.
|KNOCK-ON||+ Whilst Stationary|
MANUAL CURSOR CHANGE
You can either press to move the cursor onto a player who is close to the ball, or push the towards the direction of the player you wish to take control of.
|MANUAL CURSOR CHANGE|
- How to vary your shots
You can execute a "Knuckle Shot" or "Rising Shot" more easily when shooting with power, and you can add more power to your "Dipping Shots" by shooting when stationary with the ball.
If a cleared ball (for example from a corner) comes out towards you, try striking it while it is still dropping. This allows you to apply a heavy top spin on the ball which gives it a sharp dipping motion.
When trying to head a cross, press the shot button early to head the ball towards the ground with power.