Nicolas "Nicolas99FC" Villalba
Matias "MatiasBonanno99" Bonanno

Nicolas99FC · MatiasBonanno99

Defending Deconstructed

Nicolas "Nicolas99FC" Villalba
Matias "MatiasBonanno99" Bonanno

Nicolas99FC · MatiasBonanno99

Defending Deconstructed

24 Videos
4h 53m
About Class

They say defense wins championships, and Metafy and GamerzClass are here to prove them right, whoever “they” may be. This FIFA 23 Course will cover all the essentials of building and executing a dominant defensive unit.

Passive Defending

Aggressive Defending

Dealing with Team Press

Tackling & Jockeying

Co-op Defending

Player Switching

Videos In This Class
  1. 03:10
    Welcome to Defending Deconstructed
    1. Welcome to Defending Deconstructed

    Welcome to Defending Deconstructed hosted by Matias Bonanno and Nicolas99FC, the 2 best defending players in the world.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  2. 06:52
    Important Stats for Defenders
    2. Important Stats for Defenders

    In this video Matias Bonano goes over the most important stats you want on your defenders so you can make the best decisions for your squad.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  3. 10:35
    Matias's Favorite Defenders
    3. Matias's Favorite Defenders

    In this video, Matias Bonano goes over his favorite defenders and why he uses the players he uses at this period in the meta.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  4. 16:02
    Nicolas's Favorite Defenders
    4. Nicolas's Favorite Defenders

    Nicolas is known for being one of the best defenders in the world and in this video, he will tell you more about why he has these players in his squad but also what stats he is looking for his defenders.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  5. 10:06
    Matias's Formation (4231)
    5. Matias's Formation (4231)

    Matias will go over the formation he loves to use in FIFA23, the 4 2 3 1, and how he enjoys playing it.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  6. 12:20
    Nicolas99fc's Formation (5212)
    6. Nicolas99fc's Formation (5212)

    Unlike Matias Bonanno, Nicolas enjoys playing the 5-2-1-2 because with 5 in the back you simply have more defending options because you have more players in the back.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  7. 08:11
    Player Settings
    7. Player Settings

    In this video, Nicolas goes over the very important settings that you must have and how it can impact your players & gameplay.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  8. 13:09
    Player Camera Settings
    8. Player Camera Settings

    In this video Nicolas covers the player & camera settings and what you should be using in your games no matter what if you want to play at the highest level.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  9. 09:41
    Tackling & Jockeying
    9. Tackling & Jockeying

    Tackles and Jockey are 2 very important defending mechanics that you should be using in your game. Learn from Matias when to go for one vs the other and what are the advantages of both.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  10. 10:53
    Pressing
    10. Pressing

    Pressing is very important in FIFA23 if you want to become a good defender. The best players in the world put pressure on their opponents all the time.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  11. 07:17
    Switching
    11. Switching

    Switching is another one of those mechanics that the pros do all the time and that you need to learn as well.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  12. 06:43
    Moving the Keeper
    12. Moving the Keeper

    There aren't many situations where you want to move the keeper but sometimes it is required and can be a tricky if you don't know what and when you are supposed to do it.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  13. 12:45
    Passive Defending
    13. Passive Defending

    In this video, Matias will go over passive defending and how he views it when it is good to use, and what is the difference between passive and aggressive defending.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  14. 16:32
    Aggressive Defending
    14. Aggressive Defending

    Similar to the previous video, you might want to learn when you want to go on the aggressive defending and

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  15. 09:35
    Set Pieces
    15. Set Pieces

    Set pieces are not always very common situations but you need to know how to defend them because every now and then your opponent might use some cheeky tricks to try and score goals on you.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  16. 09:11
    Dealing with Team Press
    16. Dealing with Team Press

    The team press can be very annoying to deal with sometimes which is why in this video Matias Bonanno will give you the tools to have an answer ready for every occasion.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  17. 16:16
    Decision Making in Defense
    17. Decision Making in Defense

    It should go without saying but any wrong decision you make in the defense can easily lead to the opponent scoring a goal which is why Nicolas99fc is gonna walk you through his decision making press and what he does to stop people from scoring.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  18. 16:16
    Defending Like Matias Bonanno
    18. Defending Like Matias Bonanno

    Ever wanted to defend like Matias Bonanno but didnt know how to get on that level? Well now is your chance. Matias gives all his secrets away in this video.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  19. 17:06
    Defending Like Nicolas99fc
    19. Defending Like Nicolas99fc

    Nicolas99fc is known as being the best defender in the world. At least in FIFA. In this episode, he gives away all of his secrets so you too can rise up.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  20. 21:22
    Division 5 Analysis
    20. Division 5 Analysis

    It's great that we learn how the pros do it at the highest level but what about lower skilled players? In this episode, we go over some common mistakes in Division 5.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  21. 18:29
    Division 4 Analysis
    21. Division 4 Analysis

    Moving up a tiny bit, we're going to be looking at a random division 4 player to see what can he do better and where are the main areas players at this level should improve.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  22. 16:57
    Division 2 Analysis
    22. Division 2 Analysis

    It's getting a bit more serious as we start looking at better and better players. If you ever wondered what are some of the things you are doing wrong at this level, now is your chance to learn from one of the best in the world.

    Nicolas99FC ·
  23. 17:18
    Co-op Defending
    23. Co-op Defending

    Co-op is a game mode that's becoming more and more popular every year. In this video Matias walks you through the differences between 2v2 and 1v1 & highlights what you want to keep in mind when it comes to the defense.

    MatiasBonanno99 ·
  24. 06:25
    Bonus: The Iceman
    24. Bonus: The Iceman

    Nicolas99fc is known for being an extremely ice cold player that never lets his emotions get the best of him. This is where the nickname "The Iceman" comes from and in this video, Nicolas tells us a short story on how to be more like him.

    Nicolas99FC ·
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About Class

They say defense wins championships, and Metafy and GamerzClass are here to prove them right, whoever “they” may be. This FIFA 23 Course will cover all the essentials of building and executing a dominant defensive unit.

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