FIFA 20 has an exceptionally splendid free kick system among other soccer games like Pro Evolution Soccer. It has been significantly improved, and can be overwhelming at first. But worry not, after some practice you’ll find it fairly easy to master. Here are some tips on how to master free kicks in FIFA 20.
How To Do Free Kicks in FIFA 20
Time Needed : 10 minutes
In this guide, you'll learn how to do free kicks in FIFA 20 by understanding the basic controls and following the instructions below. You can practice this effectively in the Practice Arena.
- Choose the right free kick taker
To get the most out of a free kick, you need to select your best player at free kick. To do so, hold R2/RT, then select a player with a high free kick accuracy (FKA).
- Aim your shot
You'll need to choose where to aim. Use the left stick to move the on-screen reticule. In some cases, you should move it slightly above or wide of the goal, depending on the type of shot you want to perform.
- Learn player positioning
Using the right stick, you can move your free kick taker to the right position. You can choose Default Run up (Normal), Straight Run up (Straight) or Run up from the side (Wide). Each position will affect your shot differently. Wide has an increased amount of spin and Straight will increase the spin for outside of the foot shots, where Normal is a balance between them.
- Set the shot power
Shot power is determined by the length you hold the shot button. A low power shot will be more loopy, while a high power shot will be more driven and direct. Aiming towards the bottom of the net will also prioritize driven shots, allowing players to shoot under the wall. Keep in mind that the more power you choose, the less accurate your shot will be. Try to find a good balance between power and accuracy.
- Apply spin
During the run up, you can apply spin to your shot. To do so, you need to use the Right stick. apply different spins, you need to perform gestures using the right stick as displayed below.
Top Spin: Push the stick down, then up
Side Spin: Push the stick down, and then rotate back to the top (clockwise or counterclockwise)
Mixed:: Use a combination of Top Spin and Side Spin
Knuckle Ball: Push the stick down, then up, then down again
- Use timed finishing
The timed finishing mechanics allowing you to press the shot button right at the moment of the contact of the shot. If it is successful, this will reduce the amount of error, and increase the amount of spin applied to the shot. If it is not successful, it will dramatically increase the amount of error applied to your shot.
- Practice makes perfect
Learn those steps above deliberately. Spend more time in the Practice Arena, then try it in matches to impress your friends.
- Gamepad (it will be so hard to do this using a keyboard)
- Some precious time to spend in the Practice Arena.
And that’s how to master do kicks in FIFA 20. Practice it and eventually you can do a rabona free kick. Share this with your friends also, so you can improve together to master the art of FIFA.
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