EA Sports FC24: Complete Shooting Guide, Controls, Tips and Tricks (2024)

Unleash your scoring potential with EA FC 24 Shooting Guide! From precise aiming to powerful shots, learn the secrets of expert shooters. Elevate your game and dominate the field.

Contents

  • 1 Full Shooting Controls for Playstation (PS4/PS5) and Xbox (xbox one and series x)
  • 2 How to Kick a Power Shot in EA Sports FC24?
  • 3 How to Shoot a Header/Volley in EA Sports FC24?
  • 4 How to Kick a Chip Shot in EA Sports FC24?
  • 5 How to Kick a Finesse Shot in EA Sports FC24?
  • 6 How to Score Penalties in EA Sports FC24
  • 7 How to do Short Free Kicks in EA Sports FC24
  • 8 How to do Timed Finishing in EA Sports FC24?
  • 9 1. Learn to use Directed Runs in EA Sports FC24
  • 10 2. Practice Skill Moves in EA Sports FC24
  • 11 3. Don’t Hesitate to shoot at target in EA Sports FC24
  • 12 4. Use Cross Passes to Score in EA Sports FC24
  • 13 5. Complete Attacking Lessons in EA Sports FC24
  • 14 Who are the Best Shooters in EA Sports FC24?

In this article, we will detail all aspects of shooting in EA Sports FC24, we will cover everything from shot type to positioning and strategy.

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and fans go wild from start to finish held up in the suspense of rooting for their favorite team. Soccer games average less than three goals per contest even on the highest level. Defenders and goalkeepers give their all to prevent you from even attempting a shot, making it extremely difficult to score.

EA Sports FC24 provides all the tools and plenty of tutorials to help you develop basic to advanced skills in attacking the goal and taking shots on target.

Full Shooting Controls for Playstation (PS4/PS5) and Xbox (xbox one and series x)

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FC24 Shot TypesPlayStation ControlsXbox Controls
Shoot/ Header / VolleyOB
Timed ShotO + O (Timed)B + B (Timed)
Chip ShotL1 + OLB + B
Finesse ShotR1 + ORB + B
Power ShotR1 + L1 + O (Tap)RB + LB + B (Tap)
Fake ShotO then X + DirectionB then A + Direction
Flair ShotL2 + OLT + B
PenaltyL Stick (Aim) + O (Shoot)L Stick (Aim) + O (Shoot)

How to Kick a Power Shot in EA Sports FC24?

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Power Shots are launched at a high-velocity and are great for catching a goalkeeper playing off the goal off guard. The negative consequences of a Power Shot are time and space, make sure you have both to accommodate the wind-up before the kick. The distance and time are affected by how fast your player is moving and how far the ball is from the foot before the gather.

Kick a power shot using these inputs : (R1 + L)1 + O for Playstation or (RB + LB + B) for XBox

How to Shoot a Header/Volley in EA Sports FC24?

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Shot attempts in soccer aren’t exclusively ground to air. Air-to-air combat is a common thing in soccer as well. A header involves a player using his head to shoot an airborne ball, a volley is a shot attempt before the ball reaches the ground. Timing and positioning are key with this type of shot and sharpening this skill will show up as increased scoring on corner kicks and crosses.

Perform a Header/Volley using these inputs : O for Playstation and B for Xbox

Perform a On-Demand Header using these inputs: (R2 + L2) + O for Playstation or (RT + LT) + B for XBox

How to Kick a Chip Shot in EA Sports FC24?

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Chip shots are very effective against aggressive charging goalkeepers. You have to be careful with your power as it is easy to overshoot the goal. The Training Hub Chip Shot drill is a great place to practice the proper pressure to use.

Perform a Chip Shots using these inputs : L1 + O for Playstation and LB + B for Xbox

How to Kick a Finesse Shot in EA Sports FC24?

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Ea Sports FC24 has two different shooting types that put a bend on the ball, the Finesse and Trivela shot. The downside to the curving of the ball is a loss of power but the gamble is the hope that the goalkeeper will lose track of the ball trajectory.

Perform a Finesse Shots using these inputs: R1 + O for Playstation and RB + B for Xbox

Perform a Trivela Shots using these inputs: Hold L2 + O for Playstation and LT + B for Xbox

How to Score Penalties in EA Sports FC24

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Penalty kicks represent the only part of soccer that is one-on-one. There is no room for error and the suspense is enough to make any player choke in the moment. In EA Sports FC24, there is a circle under the ball that changes in size. When the circle is its smallest, start your power meter and aim your shot.

To perform a Penalty Kick, use these inputs:

Aim: L

Shoot: O for Playstation and B for Xbox

How to do Short Free Kicks in EA Sports FC24

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There are two ways to approach free kicks, power and accuracy or spin and bending of the ball. Four players block most of the view of the net while the goalkeeper is closer to the net covering the other half. As you become comfortable shooting and where to place your foot on the ball, making this decision will become easier.

To perform a Short Free Kick, use these inputs:

Aim: L

Control Spin: R

Shoot: O for Playstation and B for Xbox

How to do Timed Finishing in EA Sports FC24?

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Timed Finishing can be enabled in EA Sports FC24 by accessing the game setting menu. Timed Finishing works by double tapping the shoot button, The timing of the second button tap determines the quality of the shot. Accuracy and power are both increased with perfect timing.

Trigger Timed Finishing with these inputs:

Double Tap O for PlayStation or Double Tap B for Xbox.

How to Develop Your Shooting Skills in EA Sports FC24?

1. Learn to use Directed Runs in EA Sports FC24

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Directed runs let you quickly tell a nearby teammate to move to a desired location. This is very helpful when setting up crosses or if you catch the defense in a mismatch on your scoring side of the field. Practice directed run scenarios in tutorial mode to master this feature in FC24.

2. Practice Skill Moves in EA Sports FC24

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Scoring is always easier the closer you are to target and when you have less objects in between. Skill moves will help you move down field faster. Change of direction and ball manipulation can lead to separation and breakdown of defenses that will create more open shot opportunities.

3. Don’t Hesitate to shoot at target in EA Sports FC24

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Don’t let a good chance at scoring be the enemy of a great one. Not every cross attempt or approach to target will be perfect or the way you imagined it. Sometimes you have to take the shot because of proximity to the goal. Not only will it be a spontaneous action for you, your opponent may be caught off guard as well.

4. Use Cross Passes to Score in EA Sports FC24

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Crosses are a great way to set up and create scoring opportunities, especially for beginners. Learning how to pass and dribble in the middle of the field can take time due to the level of traffic in that zone. Crosses allow your faster players to control the wider parts of the field and distribute it to the middle of the pitch when closer to the goal.

5. Complete Attacking Lessons in EA Sports FC24

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EA Sports FC24’s Training Hub has 9 lessons dedicated to attacking. There are drills for every type of shot, directed run drills, as well as a free scrimmage. There is no limit on how many times you can repeat the drills so take full advantage. Skill games and the Practice Arena also offer plenty of opportunities to practice taking shots.

Who are the Best Shooters in EA Sports FC24?

  1. Erling Haalan, 93 Shooting
  2. Harry Kane, 93 Shooting
  3. Robert Lewandowski, 91 Shooting
  4. Jan Oblak, 90
  5. Kylian Mbappe, 90
  6. Thibaut Courtois, 89
  7. Antoine Griezmann, 88
  8. Heung Min Son, 88
  9. Kevin De Bruyne, 88
  10. Karim Benzema, 88

I can’t stress enough that the Training Hub is the best way to improve your skills as a shooter. Be sure to revisit this article and use the tips that were provided to master attacking techniques in EA Sports FC24

EA Sports FC24: Complete Shooting Guide, Controls, Tips and Tricks (2024)
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