How to take penalties in FIFA 21: learn to shoot it in a perfect way!

How to take penalties in FIFA 21: learn to shoot it perfect!

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So, we want to learn how to take penalties in FIFA 21 and here is the tutorial for all advices, tips and tricks available. Learn to play perfect FIFA with us!

Tutorial: how to take penalties in FIFA 21

Unlike previous versions of FIFA 2020, a circle with a target appeared instead of a pointing arrow.

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Penalty controls:


Move Kick TakerRR
Apply Kick PowerB
Finesse ShotR1 + ◯RB + B
Chip ShotL1 + ◯LB + B
Select Kick TakerR2RT
Turn Air Indicator On/OffD-Pad: UPD-Pad: UP
Goalkeeper Move Side to SideL + DirectionL + Direction
Goalkeeper DiveR + DirectionR + Direction
Goalkeeper GesturesX Or ◯ Or ▢ Or △A Or B Or X Or Y

What are penalties like in FIFA 21?

It can be moved around the goal area by choosing a suitable angle. It should be noted that the circle is very sensitive and you need to carefully aim at the goal.

How to take penalties in FIFA 21
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You need to get away with it from the goalkeeper, but without leaving the goal frame. Therefore, targeting will take a lot of getting used to.

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Instructions for shooting penalties in FIFA 21:

1. Choose a right player

Before a shot, it is important to choose a regular penalty taker – the player who is the best at taking penalties.

You can change the player using the RT and R2 buttons.

Here is the list of top 10 the best penalty takers in FIFA 21 by League.

2. Aiming and execution

Choose the upper corners for a goal, by using the left stick- from there it will be much harder for the goalkeeper to reach the ball, which means your chance to score will be higher.

The analog stick is very sensitive, so you have to hold it in place when you have found the correct spot.

Now you can power up your penalty.

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Remember: Aim as slowly and accurately as possible so as not to shoot past the goal frame or close to the goalkeeper.

Also, to press a shot button with a shot power bar close to the center is always relevant, the main thing here is not to overdo it with force.

Instructions for shooting penalties in FIFA 21

3. Watch goalkeeper

Do not forget to monitor the behavior of the goalkeeper, so you can understand which corner, bottom or top, is better to aim at.

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The receipt is quite simple – you’ve got:

  1. to aim at top left of right corner
  2. to perform chip shot (the ball first goes up and then goes down the way no goalkeeper can reach it even if jumps to the right direction)

Who is the current best panalty taker: top players

The list of the current best penalty takers: Players with 92 penalty rating attribute

  • Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
  • Raul Jimenez (Wolves)
  • Mark Noble (West Ham)

Summing up

In general, taking penalties in FIFA 21 is not difficult, the main thing is to practice. And aiming slowly and accurately is the hardest thing.

Now you know how to take penalties in FIFA 21. If you know better ways or new tricks – please share with us and our FIFA fans community!

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