If your attempts to score miss target miserably or if they're being saved by the supposedly weak FIFA 23 Goalkeepers, then make sure to keep reading this article because I'm going to tell you exactly what to do in order to finish your chances. I'm going to give you three finishing tips for FIFA 23 that are going to make your life against the Goalkeepers so much easier. Let's get started.
Tip 1: Outside Foot Shot 1 Vs 1
l've heard of the strong outside foot shots from the edge of the Box already. However, this technique is so far being overlooked by a lot of players as a potential finish for one versus once with the keeper see the normal cross shot far post works great this year as long as the keeper stays on the line. But, as soon as he rushes out of goal and closes the angle, these normal shots are going to be saved a lot.
Here, the outside foot thing comes into play by holding down L2, LT while you shoot. You can give the ball some curve and get it around the keeper that way. What's great is that this works both for far post and near post finishes. If you're in a spot with your player's strong foot to the outside, adjust your angle on goal to the center slightly so that you can get maximum curve in a spot with your strong foot on the inside. You can work around having to finish with your weak foot by once again using L2 and aiming for the near post. This will result in very consistent outside foot shots.
As a bonus tip, I want to tell you guys that you can achieve a similar result with normal finesse shots in spots where you anticipate the keeper rushing out of gold. It can be worth to prepare a finesse finish by getting an angle on goal and then holding down R1, RB while shooting to curve the ball around the keeper once again. This works best when aiming far post but in some scenarios. You can also use this for near post finishes, for example when your strong foot is on the outside.
Tip 2: Low Finishes
The second tip is also designed to be a weapon against Goalkeepers that are up close already not allowing you to prepare the best finish. What you can do in these spots is go for low shots of course low drivens with L1 plus R1 or LB plus RB don't exist anymore. Because this is now the mechanic for Power Shots. However, by only powering up little around one bar of power, you can still keep the ball low to the ground. Keepers seem to have a much harder time against these finishes and they work both for normal as well as for finesse shots.
So, the next time you get close to the keeper, keep your cool and slide the ball past them with a low shot.
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Tip 3: Timed Finishing
Next up, we'll talk about time finishing. It is universal and can potentially help you on every finish you go for. If you are still not using the time finish feature, then now is the time to finally pick it up. It's really not that hard to do.
All you need is to turn on Timed Finishing in the controller settings and then practice tapping the shooting button a second time after powering up right when your player is about to hit the ball. With some practice you're going to hit green most of the time and it's going to make a huge difference for the quality of the finish, especially on half chances when a normal shot would often miss or be saved.
After a period of practice, you will know what kind of beautiful goals you can score with green time finishes. And it's one of the most satisfying feelings in FIFA in my opinion. So, go ahead and practice them. And once you're consistent, I would recommend to always go for time finish, when you're not 100% sure that the ball is going to go in.
Anyways, without using it, obviously you don't need to take the risk on a tapping or the easiest of cross shots. But anything beyond that, you will for sure feel the increased consistency in your finishes. And beyond that, open up new finishing spots from which it was almost impossible to score before. However, that will only help little, if you're not creating those chances in the first place.
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