FC 25 CONTROLS

You need to know the FC 25 controls in order to play this game.
FC 25 Controls

Controls List


You must familiarize yourself with the buttons used to control your players. This page provides a comprehensive guide to the controls for playing FC 24 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC (gamepad controllers and keyboard). Given the extensive list, it’s essential to master the basic controls before progressing further.

Please note that the FC 24 controls outlined here are based on the Classic configuration. If you alter your preset, your controls will change accordingly.

Simplified Controls


If you are an inexperienced player, you should study the most basic controls and gradually add new ones.
Play the video Ground Pass / Header
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header
Through Pass
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header
Driven Ground Pass R1 +
Play the video Finesse Shot R1 +
Lobbed Through Pass L1 +
Change Player L1
Protect Ball L2
Shield / Jockey L2 (hold) + Direction
Play the video Sprint R2 (hold) + Direction
Play the video Ground Pass / Header
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header
Through Pass
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header
Driven Ground Pass RB +
Play the video Finesse Shot RB +
Lobbed Through Pass LB +
Change Player LB
Protect Ball LT
Shield / Jockey LT (hold) + Direction
Play the video Sprint RT (hold) + Direction
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Change Player LSHIFT
Protect Ball W
Shield / Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Change Player LSHIFT
Protect Ball W
Shield / Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Change Player LSHIFT
Protect Ball W
Shield / Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction

Movement


These are the most important FC 25 controls. They let you get around the pitch with the ball at your feet. L2 / LT is often one of the most under-used controls, and it can give you a real advantage when jostling for the ball or position.
Play the video Move Player Left Stick + Direction
Play the video Sprint R2 (hold) + Direction
Shield L2 (hold) + Direction
Jockey L2 (hold) + Direction
Play the video First Touch R2 + Right Stick + Direction
Play the video Knock-On R2 + Right Stick + Direction
Controlled First Touch R2 + Right Stick or Right Stick + Direction
Effort Touch R2 + Right Stick or Right Stick + Direction
Stop and Face Goal Left Stick (release) + L1
Play the video Strafe Dribble L1 + Left Stick
Agile Dribble L2 + R2
Controlled Sprint R1
Play the video Stop Ball Left Stick + No Direction + R2
Jostle L2
Skill Moves Right Stick
Orbit Dribble Left Stick (hold) + Direction
Play the video Move Player Left Stick + Direction
Play the video Sprint RT (hold) + Direction
Shield LT (hold) + Direction
Jockey LT (hold) + Direction
Play the video First Touch RT + Right Stick + Direction
Play the video Knock-On RT + Right Stick + Direction
Controlled First Touch RT + Right Stick or Right Stick + Direction
Effort Touch RT + Right Stick or Right Stick + Direction
Stop and Face Goal Left Stick (release) + LB
Play the video Strafe Dribble LB + Left Stick
Agile Dribble LT + RT
Controlled Sprint RB
Play the video Stop Ball Left Stick + No Direction + RT
Jostle LT
Skill Moves Right Stick
Orbit Dribble Left Stick (hold) + Direction
Play the video Move Player Mouse Movement
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction
Shield W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Play the video Knock-On LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Controlled First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Effort Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Stop and Face Goal LSHIFT + No Direction
Play the video Strafe Dribble LSHIFT + No Direction
Agile Dribble LCTRL + W
Controlled Sprint D
Play the video Stop Ball LCTRL + No Direction
Jostle W
Skill Moves Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Orbit Dribble Mouse Movement + Direction
Play the video Move Player Mouse Movement
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction
Shield W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Play the video Knock-On LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Controlled First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Effort Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Stop and Face Goal LSHIFT + No Direction
Play the video Strafe Dribble LSHIFT + No Direction
Agile Dribble LCTRL + W
Controlled Sprint D
Play the video Stop Ball LCTRL + No Direction
Jostle W
Skill Moves Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Orbit Dribble Mouse Movement + Direction
Play the video Move Player Mouse Movement
Play the video Sprint LCTRL (press and hold)
+ Direction
Shield W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Jockey W (press and hold)
+ Direction
Play the video First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Play the video Knock-On LCTRL + Mouse Movement + Direction
Controlled First Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Effort Touch LCTRL + Mouse Movement or Mouse Movement + Direction
Stop and Face Goal LSHIFT + No Direction
Play the video Strafe Dribble LSHIFT + No Direction
Agile Dribble LCTRL + W
Controlled Sprint D
Play the video Stop Ball LCTRL + No Direction
Jostle W
Skill Moves Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Orbit Dribble Mouse Movement + Direction

Attacking


Getting to grips with the attacking controls can give you an edge in finding that final pass. However, you need to master the first twelve to be well-successful.
Play the video Ground Pass / Header
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header
Through Pass
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header
Time Your Shot + (timed)
Play the video Chip Shot L1 +
Play the video Finesse Shot R1 +
Power Shot L1 + R1 +
Fake Shot , then + Direction
Fake Pass , then + Direction
Driven Through Pass L1 + R1 +
Rewind and Try Again L2 + R2
Protect Ball L2 (hold)
Driven Ground Pass R1 +
Lofted Ground Pass +
Lofted Through Pass +
Lobbed Through Pass L1 +
Driven Lob Pass / Cross R1 +
High Lob / Cross L1 +
Ground Pass +
Driven Ground Cross R1 + +
Trigger Run L1
Call for Support R1
Double Teammate Support R1 + R1
Dummy a Pass Left Stick (release)
+ R1 (press and hold)
Flair Pass / Outside the Foot L2 +
Flair Shot L2 +
Flair Lob / Cross L2 +
Flair Through Pass L2 +
Let Ball Run R1 (press and hold)
+ Left Stick (away from ball)
Flick Up for Volley R3
Disguised First Touch L1 + R1
+ Left Stick (towards ball)
Set Up Touch R1 (hold)
+ Right Stick (hold in direction)
Pass and Go L1 +
Pass and Move or or + Right Stick +
Directional (hold)
Directional Runs L1 or R1 (tap)
+ Right Stick (flick in any direction)
Player Lock Left Stick + Right Stick
Switching (Player Lock) Right Stick (Flick in any Direction)
Hard Super Cancel L1 + R1 + L2 + R2
Cancel Foul Advantage L2 + R2
Shield Step In / Push Back L2
Precision Pass R1 +
Precision Swerve Ground Pass L2 + R1 +
Precision Lob Pass R1 +
Play the video Ground Pass / Header
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header
Through Pass
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header
Time Your Shot + (timed)
Play the video Chip Shot LB +
Play the video Finesse Shot RB +
Power Shot LB + RB +
Fake Shot , then + Direction
Fake Pass , then + Direction
Driven Through Pass LB + RB +
Rewind and Try Again LT + RT
Protect Ball LT (hold)
Driven Ground Pass RB +
Lofted Ground Pass +
Lofted Through Pass +
Lobbed Through Pass LB +
Driven Lob Pass / Cross RB +
High Lob / Cross LB +
Ground Pass +
Driven Ground Cross RB + +
Trigger Run LB
Call for Support RB
Double Teammate Support RB + RB
Dummy a Pass Left Stick (release) +
RB (press and hold)
Flair Pass / Outside the Foot LT +
Flair Shot LT +
Flair Lob / Cross LT +
Flair Through Pass LT +
Let Ball Run RB (press and hold)
+ Left Stick (away from ball)
Flick Up for Volley RS
Disguised First Touch LB + RB
+ Left Stick (towards ball)
Set Up Touch RB (hold)
+ Right Stick (hold in direction)
Pass and Go LB +
Pass and Move or or + Right Stick
+ Directional (hold)
Directional Runs LB or RB (tap)
+ Right Stick (flick in any direction)
Player Lock Left Stick + Right Stick
Switching (Player Lock) Right Stick (Flick in any Direction)
Hard Super Cancel LB + RB + LT + RT
Cancel Foul Advantage LT + RT
Shield Step In / Push Back LT
Precision Pass RB +
Precision Swerve Ground Pass LT + RB +
Precision Lob Pass RB +
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Play the video Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Power Shot LSHIFT + D + Left Mouse Button
Fake Shot Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Fake Pass S, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Driven Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Rewind and Try Again W + LCTRL
Protect Ball W (hold)
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Lofted Ground Pass Right Mouse Button + Right Mouse Button (tap)
Lofted Through Pass A + A (tap)
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Driven Lob Pass / Driven Cross D + S
High Lob / High Cross LSHIFT + S
Ground Pass S + S (tap)
Driven Ground Cross D + S + S (tap)
Trigger Run LSHIFT
Call for Support D
Double Teammate Support D + D
Dummy a Pass D + No Direction
Flair Pass / Outside the Foot W + Right Mouse Button
Flair Shot W + Left Mouse Button
Flair Lob / Cross W + S
Flair Through Pass W + A
Teammate Run R + Mouse Movement
Let Ball Run D + Mouse Movement
Flick Up for Volley T
Set Up Touch D (hold) + Mouse Movement
Pass and Go LSHIFT + Right Mouse Button
Pass and Move Right Mouse Button or S or A + Mouse Movement
Directional Runs LSHIFT (tap) + Mouse Movement
Player Lock T + Mouse Movement
Switching (Player Lock) Mouse Movement
Cancel Foul Advantage W + E
Shield Step In / Push Back W
Precision Pass D + A
Precision Swerve Ground Pass W + D + A
Precision Lob Pass D + S
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Play the video Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Power Shot LSHIFT + D + Left Mouse Button
Fake Shot Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Fake Pass S, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Driven Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Rewind and Try Again W + LCTRL
Protect Ball W (hold)
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Lofted Ground Pass Right Mouse Button + Right Mouse Button (tap)
Lofted Through Pass A + A (tap)
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Driven Lob Pass / Driven Cross D + S
High Lob / High Cross LSHIFT + S
Ground Pass S + S (tap)
Driven Ground Cross D + S + S (tap)
Trigger Run LSHIFT
Call for Support D
Double Teammate Support D + D
Dummy a Pass D + No Direction
Flair Pass / Outside the Foot W + Right Mouse Button
Flair Shot W + Left Mouse Button
Flair Lob / Cross W + S
Flair Through Pass W + A
Teammate Run R + Mouse Movement
Let Ball Run D + Mouse Movement
Flick Up for Volley T
Set Up Touch D (hold) + Mouse Movement
Pass and Go LSHIFT + Right Mouse Button
Pass and Move Right Mouse Button or S or A + Mouse Movement
Directional Runs LSHIFT (tap) + Mouse Movement
Player Lock T + Mouse Movement
Switching (Player Lock) Mouse Movement
Cancel Foul Advantage W + E
Shield Step In / Push Back W
Precision Pass D + A
Precision Swerve Ground Pass W + D + A
Precision Lob Pass D + S
Play the video Ground Pass / Header Right Mouse Button
Play the videoLob Pass / Cross / Header S
Through Pass A
Play the videoShoot / Volley / Header Left Mouse Button
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Play the video Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Play the video Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Power Shot LSHIFT + D + Left Mouse Button
Fake Shot Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Fake Pass S, then Right Mouse Button + Direction
Driven Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Rewind and Try Again W + LCTRL
Protect Ball W (hold)
Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Lofted Ground Pass Right Mouse Button + Right Mouse Button (tap)
Lofted Through Pass A + A (tap)
Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Driven Lob Pass / Driven Cross D + S
High Lob / High Cross LSHIFT + S
Ground Pass S + S (tap)
Driven Ground Cross D + S + S (tap)
Trigger Run LSHIFT
Call for Support D
Double Teammate Support D + D
Dummy a Pass D + No Direction
Flair Pass / Outside the Foot W + Right Mouse Button
Flair Shot W + Left Mouse Button
Flair Lob / Cross W + S
Flair Through Pass W + A
Teammate Run R + Mouse Movement
Let Ball Run D + Mouse Movement
Flick Up for Volley T
Set Up Touch D (hold) + Mouse Movement
Pass and Go LSHIFT + Right Mouse Button
Pass and Move Right Mouse Button or S or A + Mouse Movement
Directional Runs LSHIFT (tap) + Mouse Movement
Player Lock T + Mouse Movement
Switching (Player Lock) Mouse Movement
Cancel Foul Advantage W + E
Shield Step In / Push Back W
Precision Pass D + A
Precision Swerve Ground Pass W + D + A
Precision Lob Pass D + S

Defending


Defending is not always easy on FC 25, so understanding the ins and outs can boost you. There aren’t as many controls to learn as attacking, but you must master these controls to keep a clean sheet.
Change Player L1
Change Player (Manual) Right Stick + Direction
Icon Switching R3
Tackle
Push or Pull
Hard Tackle R1 +
Sliding Tackle
Hard Slide Tackle R1 +
Clearance
Technical Clearance R1 +
Shoulder Challenge / Sealout
Contain (press and hold)
Physical Tackle (press and hold)
Teammate Contain R1 (press and hold)
Partial Team Press R1 + R1 (press and hold)
Sprint Jockey L2 (hold) + R2 (hold)
Quick Get Up
Engage Shielding Opponent L2 + Left Stick
(towards shielding dribbler)
Rush Goalkeeper Out (press and hold)
Goalkeeper Cross Intercept + (hold)
Change Player LB
Change Player (Manual) Right Stick + Direction
Icon Switching RS
Tackle
Push or Pull
Hard Tackle RB +
Sliding Tackle
Hard Slide Tackle RB +
Clearance
Technical Clearance R1 +
Shoulder Challenge / Sealout
Contain (press and hold)
Physical Tackle (press and hold)
Teammate Contain RB (press and hold)
Partial Team Press RB + RB (press and hold)
Sprint Jockey LT (hold) + RT (hold)
Quick Get Up
Engage Shielding Opponent LT + Left Stick
(towards shielding dribbler)
Rush Goalkeeper Out (press and hold)
Goalkeeper Cross Intercept + (hold)
Change Player LSHIFT
Icon Switching LSHIFT
Tackle Left Mouse Button
Push or Pull Left Mouse Button
Hard Tackle Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Sliding Tackle S
Hard Slide Tackle D + S
Clearance Left Mouse Button
Technical Clearance D +
Contain Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Teammate Contain D (press and hold)
Running Jockey W
Pull and Hold Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Quick Get Up S
Rush Goalkeeper Out A (press and hold)
Goalkeeper Cross Intercept A + A (press and hold)
Change Player LSHIFT
Icon Switching LSHIFT
Tackle Left Mouse Button
Push or Pull Left Mouse Button
Hard Tackle Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Sliding Tackle S
Hard Slide Tackle D + S
Clearance Left Mouse Button
Technical Clearance D +
Contain Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Teammate Contain D (press and hold)
Running Jockey W
Pull and Hold Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Quick Get Up S
Rush Goalkeeper Out A (press and hold)
Goalkeeper Cross Intercept A + A (press and hold)
Change Player LSHIFT
Icon Switching LSHIFT
Tackle Left Mouse Button
Push or Pull Left Mouse Button
Hard Tackle Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Sliding Tackle S
Hard Slide Tackle D + S
Clearance Left Mouse Button
Technical Clearance D +
Contain Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Teammate Contain D (press and hold)
Running Jockey W
Pull and Hold Left Mouse Button (press and hold)
Quick Get Up S
Rush Goalkeeper Out A (press and hold)
Goalkeeper Cross Intercept A + A (press and hold)

Goalkeeper


Your goalkeeper also makes part of your team. He saves your goal but is also the first to distribute the ball. You probably won’t use many of these too often, but they’re still helpful to know.
Drop Kick or
Throw / Pass
Drop Ball
Pick Up Ball R1
Driven Throw R1 +
Driven Kick R1 +
Move Goalkeeper R3 (press and hold) + Right Stick
Cover Far Post R3 (hold)
Switch Camera Touch Pad Button
Drop Kick or
Throw / Pass
Drop Ball
Pick Up Ball RB
Driven Throw RB +
Driven Kick RB +
Move Goalkeeper RS (press and hold) + Right Stick
Cover Far Post RS (hold)
Switch Camera View Button
Drop Kick Left Mouse Button or S
Throw / Pass Right Mouse Button
Drop Ball A
Pick Up Ball D
Driven Throw D + Right Mouse Button
Driven Kick D + S
Cover Far Post T (press and hold)
Switch Camera F
Drop Kick Left Mouse Button or S
Throw / Pass Right Mouse Button
Drop Ball A
Pick Up Ball D
Driven Throw D + Right Mouse Button
Driven Kick D + S
Cover Far Post T (press and hold)
Switch Camera F
Drop Kick Left Mouse Button or S
Throw / Pass Right Mouse Button
Drop Ball A
Pick Up Ball D
Driven Throw D + Right Mouse Button
Driven Kick D + S
Cover Far Post T (press and hold)
Switch Camera F
FC 24 Buttons

Controls In-Game


You can check in-game the complete list of controls published on this page, following these steps:

  1. From the main FC screen, go to [Settings];
  2. Select [Basic Controls];
  3. Use R2/RT and L2/LT to navigate through the different submenus available.

VOLTA FOOTBALL


VOLTA FOOTBAL, the mode that takes the game back to the streets with an authentic small-sided football experience, uses the same controls of other game modes but also has its own exclusive.
Special Powers R1
Simple Skill Moves L1 (press) + Left Stick
Simple Flicks R3 + Left Stick
Taunts Left Stick (release) + R2 (hold)
Change Mentality Dpad Left, Dpad Right
Hard Tackle
Special Powers RB
Simple Skill Moves LB (press) + Left Stick
Simple Flicks RS + Left Stick
Taunts Left Stick (release) + RT (hold)
Change Mentality Dpad Left, Dpad Right
Hard Tackle
Special Powers D
Simple Skill Moves W + LCTRL + Mouse Movement
Change Mentality Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Hard Tackle S
Special Powers D
Simple Skill Moves W + LCTRL + Mouse Movement
Change Mentality Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Hard Tackle S
Special Powers D
Simple Skill Moves W + LCTRL + Mouse Movement
Change Mentality Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Hard Tackle S

Tactics


Quickly switching your tactics in-game can alter the pattern of play in your favour.
Dispay Attacking Tactics Dpad Up
Get In the Box Dpad Up, Dpad Up
Attacking Full Backs Dpad Up, Dpad Right
Hug Sideline Dpad Up, Dpad Left
Extra Striker Dpad Up, Dpad Down
Dispay Defending Tactics Dpad Down
Striker Drop Back Dpad Down, Dpad Up
Team Press Dpad Down, Dpad Left
Overload Ball Side Dpad Down, Dpad Right
Offside Trap Dpad Down, Dpad Down
Change Game Plan Dpad Left / Dpad Right
Quick Substitutes R2
Dispay Attacking Tactics Dpad Up
Get In the Box Dpad Up, Dpad Up
Attacking Full Backs Dpad Up, Dpad Right
Hug Sideline Dpad Up, Dpad Left
Extra Striker Dpad Up, Dpad Down
Dispay Defending Tactics Dpad Down
Striker Drop Back Dpad Down, Dpad Up
Team Press Dpad Down, Dpad Left
Overload Ball Side Dpad Down, Dpad Right
Offside Trap Dpad Down, Dpad Down
Change Game Plan Dpad Left / Dpad Right
Quick Substitutes RT
Display Attacking Tactics Up Arrow
Get In the Box Up Arrow then Up Arrow
Attacking Full Backs Up Arrow then Right Arrow
Hug Sideline Up Arrow then Left Arrow
Extra Striker Up Arrow then Down Arrow
Dispay Defending Tactics Down Arrow
Striker Drop Back Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Team Press Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Overload Ball Side Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Offside Trap Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Change Game Plan Down Arrow or Right Arrow
Quick Substitutes LCTRL
Display Attacking Tactics Up Arrow
Get In the Box Up Arrow then Up Arrow
Attacking Full Backs Up Arrow then Right Arrow
Hug Sideline Up Arrow then Left Arrow
Extra Striker Up Arrow then Down Arrow
Dispay Defending Tactics Down Arrow
Striker Drop Back Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Team Press Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Overload Ball Side Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Offside Trap Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Change Game Plan Down Arrow or Right Arrow
Quick Substitutes LCTRL
Display Attacking Tactics Up Arrow
Get In the Box Up Arrow then Up Arrow
Attacking Full Backs Up Arrow then Right Arrow
Hug Sideline Up Arrow then Left Arrow
Extra Striker Up Arrow then Down Arrow
Dispay Defending Tactics Down Arrow
Striker Drop Back Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Team Press Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Overload Ball Side Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Offside Trap Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Change Game Plan Down Arrow or Right Arrow
Quick Substitutes LCTRL

Free Kicks


While getting a free kick won’t happen every game, it’s important to know what to do when you do get one.
Aim Left Stick
Reticle Aim Right Stick
Timing Shot + (timed)
Ground Pass
Lob Pass / Cross
Wall Jump
Wall Charge
Move Wall L2 or R2
Select Kick Taker R2
Add Kick Taker R1 or L2
Move Goalkeeper or
Call 2nd Kick Taker L2
2nd Kick Taker Curled Shot L2 +
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Pass L2 +
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Chip L2 +
2nd Kick Taker Run Over Ball L2 + ,
Call 3rd Kick Taker R1
3rd Kick Taker Curled Shot R1 +
3rd Kick Taker Run Over Ball R1 + ,
Co-Op change Set Piece user Right Stick + Left Stick
Aim Left Stick
Reticle Aim Right Stick
Timing Shot + (timed)
Ground Pass
Lob Pass / Cross
Wall Jump
Wall Charge
Move Wall LT or RT
Select Kick Taker RT
Add Kick Taker RB or LT
Move Goalkeeper or
Call 2nd Kick Taker LT
2nd Kick Taker Curled Shot LT +
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Pass LT +
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Chip LT +
2nd Kick Taker Run Over Ball LT + ,
Call 3rd Kick Taker RB
3rd Kick Taker Curled Shot RB +
3rd Kick Taker Run Over Ball RB + ,
Co-Op change Set Piece user Right Stick + Left Stick
Aim Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Ground Pass Right Mouse Button
Lob Pass / Cross S
Wall Jump A
Wall Charge Right Mouse Button
Move Wall W or LCTRL
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Add Kick Taker D or W
Call 2nd Kick Taker W
2nd Kick Taker Curled Shot W + Left Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Pass W + Right Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Chip W + S
2nd Kick Taker Run Over Ball W + Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button
Call 3rd Kick Taker D
3rd Kick Taker Curled Shot D + Left Mouse Button
3rd Kick Taker Run Over Ball D + Left Mouse Button, Right Mouse Button
Co-Op change Set Piece user Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement
Aim Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Ground Pass Right Mouse Button
Lob Pass / Cross S
Wall Jump A
Wall Charge Right Mouse Button
Move Wall W or LCTRL
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Add Kick Taker D or W
Call 2nd Kick Taker W
2nd Kick Taker Curled Shot W + Left Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Pass W + Right Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Chip W + S
2nd Kick Taker Run Over Ball W + Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button
Call 3rd Kick Taker D
3rd Kick Taker Curled Shot D + Left Mouse Button
3rd Kick Taker Run Over Ball D + Left Mouse Button, Right Mouse Button
Co-Op change Set Piece user Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement
Aim Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement
Time Your Shot Left Mouse Button + Left Mouse Button (timed)
Ground Pass Right Mouse Button
Lob Pass / Cross S
Wall Jump A
Wall Charge Right Mouse Button
Move Wall W or LCTRL
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Add Kick Taker D or W
Call 2nd Kick Taker W
2nd Kick Taker Curled Shot W + Left Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Pass W + Right Mouse Button
2nd Kick Taker Layoff Chip W + S
2nd Kick Taker Run Over Ball W + Left Mouse Button, then Right Mouse Button
Call 3rd Kick Taker D
3rd Kick Taker Curled Shot D + Left Mouse Button
3rd Kick Taker Run Over Ball D + Left Mouse Button, Right Mouse Button
Co-Op change Set Piece user Middle Mouse Button + Mouse Movement

Corners and Throw Ins


There are several ways to kick a corner or make a throw in. Try some of these controls in the arena or easy games to become a pro.
Corner Lob Cross
Corner Pass
Aim Kick Left Stick
Reticle Aim Right Stick
Display Corner Tactics Dpad Down
Run Far Post Dpad Down + Dpad Up
Edge of Box Run Dpad Down + Dpad Left
Crowd the Goalkeeper Dpad Down + Dpad Right
Run Near Post Dpad Down + Dpad Down
Move Along Line (Throw In) Left Stick
Short Throw In
Short Throw In (Manual)
Long Throw In or (press and hold)
Fake Throw + or +
Corner Lob Cross
Corner Pass
Aim Kick Left Stick
Reticle Aim Right Stick
Display Corner Tactics Dpad Down
Run Far Post Dpad Down + Dpad Up
Edge of Box Run Dpad Down + Dpad Left
Crowd the Goalkeeper Dpad Down + Dpad Right
Run Near Post Dpad Down + Dpad Down
Move Along Line (Throw In) Left Stick
Short Throw In
Short Throw In (Manual)
Long Throw In or (press and hold)
Fake Throw + or +
Corner Lob Cross S
Corner Pass Right Mouse Button
Aim Kick Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Mouse Movement
Display Corner Tactics Down Arrow
Run Far Post Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Edge of Box Run Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Crowd the Goalkeeper Down Arrow then Left Arrow
Run Near Post Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Move Along Line (Throw In) Mouse Movement
Short Throw In Right Mouse Button
Short Throw In (Manual) A
Long Throw In S or Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Fake Throw S + Right Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button + S
Corner Lob Cross S
Corner Pass Right Mouse Button
Aim Kick Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Mouse Movement
Display Corner Tactics Down Arrow
Run Far Post Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Edge of Box Run Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Crowd the Goalkeeper Down Arrow then Left Arrow
Run Near Post Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Move Along Line (Throw In) Mouse Movement
Short Throw In Right Mouse Button
Short Throw In (Manual) A
Long Throw In S or Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Fake Throw S + Right Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button + S
Corner Lob Cross S
Corner Pass Right Mouse Button
Aim Kick Mouse Movement
Reticle Aim Mouse Movement
Display Corner Tactics Down Arrow
Run Far Post Down Arrow then Right Arrow
Edge of Box Run Down Arrow then Up Arrow
Crowd the Goalkeeper Down Arrow then Left Arrow
Run Near Post Down Arrow then Down Arrow
Move Along Line (Throw In) Mouse Movement
Short Throw In Right Mouse Button
Short Throw In (Manual) A
Long Throw In S or Right Mouse Button (press and hold)
Fake Throw S + Right Mouse Button or Right Mouse Button + S

Penalties


You won’t be taking penalties all the time, except if you play with that team we all know, but nothing is worse than missing one.
Aim Left Stick
Shoot
Finesse Shot R1 +
Chip Shot L1 +
Select Kick Taker R2
Goalkeeper Move Side to Side Left Stick + Direction
Goalkeeper Dive Right Stick + Direction
Goalkeeper Gestures or or or
Aim Left Stick
Shoot
Finesse Shot RB +
Chip Shot LB +
Select Kick Taker RT
Goalkeeper Move Side to Side Left Stick + Direction
Goalkeeper Dive Right Stick+ Direction
Goalkeeper Gestures or or or
Aim Mouse Movement
Shoot Left Mouse Button
Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Goalkeeper Move Side to Side Mouse Movement
Goalkeeper Dive Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Goalkeeper Gestures Right Mouse Button or Left Mouse Button or S or A
Aim Mouse Movement
Shoot Left Mouse Button
Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Goalkeeper Move Side to Side Mouse Movement
Goalkeeper Dive Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Goalkeeper Gestures Right Mouse Button or Left Mouse Button or S or A
Aim Mouse Movement
Shoot Left Mouse Button
Finesse Shot D + Left Mouse Button
Chip Shot LSHIFT + Left Mouse Button
Select Kick Taker LCTRL
Goalkeeper Move Side to Side Mouse Movement
Goalkeeper Dive Middle Mouse Button + Direction
Goalkeeper Gestures Right Mouse Button or Left Mouse Button or S or A

Be a Pro: Players


Your road to becoming a Pro starts in this list. You will need to know it if you want to play with your team mates.
Call for Pass
Call for or Suggest Through Pass
Suggest Shot
Call for Driven Ground Pass R1 +
Call for Threaded Through Pass R1 +
Call for Lobbed Through Pass L1 +
Call for Lobbed Threaded Through Pass L1 + R1 +
Call for Cross
Call for Ground Cross R1 +
Call for High Cross L1 +
Call for Pass
Call for or Suggest Through Pass
Suggest Shot
Call for Driven Ground Pass RB +
Call for Threaded Through Pass RB +
Call for Lobbed Through Pass LB +
Call for Lobbed Threaded Through Pass LB + RB +
Call for Cross
Call for Ground Cross RB +
Call for High Cross LB +
Call for Pass Right Mouse Button
Call for or Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Call for Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Call for Threaded Through Pass D + A
Call for Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Call for Lobbed Threaded Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Call for Cross S
Call for Ground Cross D + S
Call for High Cross LSHIFT + S
Call for Pass Right Mouse Button
Call for or Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Call for Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Call for Threaded Through Pass D + A
Call for Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Call for Lobbed Threaded Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Call for Cross S
Call for Ground Cross D + S
Call for High Cross LSHIFT + S
Call for Pass Right Mouse Button
Call for or Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Call for Driven Ground Pass D + Right Mouse Button
Call for Threaded Through Pass D + A
Call for Lobbed Through Pass LSHIFT + A
Call for Lobbed Threaded Through Pass LSHIFT + D + A
Call for Cross S
Call for Ground Cross D + S
Call for High Cross LSHIFT + S

Be a Pro: Goalkeepers


As a goalkeeper, there are a few buttons you may press to improve your game.
Call for Suggest Pass
Suggest Through Pass
Suggest Cross
Suggest Shot
Toggle Camera Target Touch Pad Button
Dive Right Stick + Direction (hold)
Auto Positioning L1 (press and hold)
2nd Defender Contain R1 (press and hold)
Call for Suggest Pass
Suggest Through Pass
Suggest Cross
Suggest Shot
Toggle Camera Target View Button
Dive Right Stick + Direction (hold)
Auto Positioning LB (press and hold)
2nd Defender Contain RB (press and hold)
Call for Suggest Pass Right Mouse Button
Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Cross S
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Toggle Camera Target F
Auto Positioning LSHIFT (press and hold)
2nd Defender Contain D (press and hold)
Call for Suggest Pass Right Mouse Button
Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Cross S
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Toggle Camera Target F
Auto Positioning LSHIFT (press and hold)
2nd Defender Contain D (press and hold)
Call for Suggest Pass Right Mouse Button
Suggest Through Pass A
Suggest Cross S
Suggest Shot Left Mouse Button
Toggle Camera Target F
Auto Positioning LSHIFT (press and hold)
2nd Defender Contain D (press and hold)
Frequently Asked Questions
FC 25 controls are all published on this page. Alternatively, you can see them in-game :
  1. From the main Football Club screen, go to [Customise];
  2. Select [Settings];
  3. Select [Basic Controls];
  4. Press L2/LT to see attack and defence controls.
You can change the basic FC 25 controls following these steps:
  1. From the main Football Club screen, go to [Customise];
  2. Select [Settings];
  3. Select [Customise Controls];
  4. Press L2/LT to see attack and defence controls;
  5. Press X/A to select the control you want to change.
Yes, you can use a wired controller to play FC 25 on your PC.
There are many options, including the PS5 DualSense, but these are among the best:
  • PowerA FUSION Pro 2
  • Xbox Elite Series 2
  • HexGaming Rivals
  • Logitech F310
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Before starting a match, go to [Controller Settings] and turn off ‘User Vibration Feedback’.
All you have to do is to connect all the controllers you want and select sides when prompted.