It seems you are only able to choose the formation you want to play and then choose an attacking or defensive 'style'.There are lots of different tactical options the pitch display on the squad page is just there to allow you to visualise team selections really, although you can obviously switch formations around from there as well.
If you look within the tactics area itself there is a fairly easy to use but extensive array of tactics available - it defaults to the 'team tactics' options where you can set the style of play for the team as a whole (ie. passing style, mentality, tackling approach etc.) but if you use the 'links button' (far right of the bottom menu bar) then you can move to one of a number of other tactical areas such as 'player roles' which allow you more flexibility in configuring what individual players are expected to do etc.
The idea is to allow you to do as much or as little complexity as you want tactically while playing ... the defaults are sane (generally speaking) - but you can often get a little extra out of things by tinkering with individual settings.
Edited by marc_si at 04:58:46 17-05-2012
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