08 Apr 2021 8:50 AM +00:00

FIFA 21: How To Do A Lofted Cross On PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X And PC

FIFA 21 goes into Early Access this Friday, and that means you can be on the pitch in a matter of hours.

As with every title, subtle changes will mean the game plays differently to FIFA 21.

Here's how to get the ball straight on your striker's noggin. 

Read More: FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Web App: Release Date And Time, Sign-In, Early Access Launch, Companion App, Tips And Tricks And Everything You Need To Know

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FIFA 21: How To Do A Lofted/High Cross

With some FUT challenges requiring players to score from crosses, this one is worth getting to know.

This is essentially the same as an early cross, just taken from a different angle.

These are ideal when you've beaten a full-back on the wing, and are ideal for crossing to the back post.

From there, your player receiving the ball can nod it back across goal, or take a shot for themselves.

While it's easy to do, it's something that takes practice to master.

To pull it off, simply press the L1 or LB button on your controller and then the cross button (by default, that's Square on PlayStation and X on Xbox controllers).

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Hold the buttons longer to send the ball longer, and aim deep - or towards a target man if you have one.

For more on FIFA 21, be sure to check out our guide on how to level up your season pass more quickly here.

We've also got an explainer of the "Unassigned Glitch" from FIFA 20, which may just work in FIFA 21, too.

Find it here.