PES: Player Styles in detail

Playing StyleDescriptionPosition
Goal PoacherA predatory striker who plays off the shoulders of the last defenderCF, SS
Dummy RunnerA player who attracts the defence to create space for other players to exploit.CF, SS, RWF, LWF
Fox in the BoxA striker who lurks in the opposition 18 yards box just waiting for the ballCF, SS
Target ManA player who becomes the focal point of attack by holding the ball up in an advanced position.FC
Creative PlaymakerA player who likes to drop off into a deeper position in order to orchestrate the attack.LWF, RWF, SS
Prolific WingerThe winger / striker who likes to cut in from wide into the central area looking to score.LWF; RWF
Classic No. 10An old-style static playmaker who makes use of deft touches and passes rather than pace or movement.CF, SS
Hole PlayerA player who looks to make runs into the opposition goal when the team is on the attack.AMF, RMF, LMF, CMF
Box to BoxA player who tirelessly covers every blade of grass for the full 90 minutes.CMF, RMF, LMF
Anchor ManA player who always look to strike a perfect balance in attack and defence.DMF
Build UpA player who likes to drop back in order to receive the ball and trigger attacks from deep.ZMF, DMF, CB,
Extra FrontmanA defender who likes to join in the attack and lay siege on the opposition goal at every given opportunity.CB
Offensive FullbackAn attack-minded full back who will run upfield and join the attack when presented with a chanceRB, LB
Defensive FullbackA solid fullback who prefers to stay back and stick to defensive duties.RB, LB
Offensive GoalkeeperA keeper playing a sweeper type role who often comes out to cover the area behind the defence.GK
Defensive GoalkeeperA solid keeper who prefers to stay around the goal line.GK

Playing Style are only activated if they are on their respective Position.

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