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FIFA 09 - Basic Controls Guide


FIFA 09FIFA 09 - Basic Controls Guide

Below is a table of all the basic controls in FIFA 09. Although you will probably be familiar with the vast majority of these, it is a good idea to skim over this as you might learn something you didn't know before. Its the little things like knowing how to execute an early cross or initiate runs that make big differences in matches, so take a quick look!

 

Dribbling

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Move player/jog Left Analog Stick Left Analog Stick
Sprint RT (hold) R2 (hold)
Stop Ball (when unmarked) Release Left Analog Stick + RT (hold) Release Left Analog Stick + R2 (hold
Stop Ball and Face Goal LB L1
Sheild Ball Release Left Analog Stick + RT (held) Release Left Analog Stick + R2 (held)
Dummy (receiving ball) RB R1
Pace Control LT (hold) L2 (hold
Initiate Forward Run LB L1
Knock On Right Analog Stick Right Analog Stick
Skill Moves LT + Right Analog Stick in different combinations L2 + Right Analog Stick in different combinations

 

Shooting

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Shot/Header as Shot B Circle
Finesse Shot RB + B R1 + Circle
Chip Shot LB + B L1 + Circle

 

Passing

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Choose Direction of Pass Left Analog Stick Left Analog Stick
Regular Pass A X
Lobbed Pass X Square
Through Ball Y Triangle
Chip Through Ball LB + Y L1 + Triangle

 

Ball Control

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
First Touch Right Analog Stick Right Analog Stick
Cancel Pass/Shot RT + LT R2 + L2

 

Crossing

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Cross (hold to determine distance) X Circle
Low Cross X (double tap) Circle (double tap)
Ground Cross X (double tap) Circle (double tap)
Early Cross LB + X L1 + Circle
Early Low Cross LB + X (double tap) L1 + Circle (double tap)
Early Ground Cross LB + X (triple tap) L1 + Circle (triple tap)

 

Defending

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Move Player Left Analog Stick Left Analog Stick
Switch Player LB L1
Directional Playe Switch Right Analog Stick Right Analog Stick
Sprint RT R2
Press A (hold) X (hold)
Call 2nd Defender B (hold) Circle (hold)
Sliding Tackle X Square
Jockey LT (hold) L2 (hold)
Clearance (from own half) B Circle

 

Goalkeeping

Control Xbox Control Playstation Control
Charge Y (hold) Triangle (hold)
Move/Aim Kick or Throw Left Analog Stick Left Analog Stick
Throw A X
Drop Kick B/X Square/Circle
Drop Ball to Dribble (while held) Y Triangle

 

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