Football Manager 2020: Update 20.2.0 Now Available – improved finishing & decision making

Does your striker keep missing sitters? That is set to change with the new FM20 Changelist.


The release of Update 20.2.0 for Football Manager 2020 has been announced by Sports Interactive.

FM20 has only been on the market for a few weeks, but the team at SI have already made their second round of tweaks for the hit new game.

The update is available to download via Steam and is save game compatible, allowing you to continue your current career.

Has been many fixes and tweaks across the game including, but not limited to those listed below:

20.2.0 Changelist

  • General stability improvements
  • Game performance improvements
  • Training happiness and logic changes
  • Improvements to newgen second nationality generation
  • Tweaks related to board interference with transfers
  • Number of tweaks regarding the balance and logic to objectives and club vision
  • Number of competitions and rule group fixes, including VAR in Turkey, South American continental competition fixes and Bulgarian league registration
DROUGHT OVER: The improvements to finishing should correct RS’s dire save where Tammy Abraham has gone 9 hours without scoring!
  • Scheduling fixes for matches being played in conflict with other tournament fixtures
  • Work permit tweaks
  • Fixes for Shortcut keys on PC and ‘cmd’ button on Mac
  • Number of UI improvements and tweaks
  • Fixed issue where sometimes newgen would have red face
  • Toned down pitch degradation effect on high-condition pitches
  • Less shots from the byline
  • Improvements to finishing in clear-cut-chance situations
  • Improved through ball decisions in final third

Which fixes are you most pleased about?


Alastair Pusinelli

I am RealSport's Editor-in-Chief having covered almost everything across the board on the platform. Starting with content on football and the Chinese Super League, I have expanded into esports and gaming, via a stint as rugby editor.

With RS now focused on gaming and working alongside Gfinity, I led the site's coverage on the football titles of FIFA, Football Manager and PES. This has enabled me to cover official esports events such as the FIFA eWorld Cup, FUT Champions Cups and the Gfinity FIFA Series.

Elsewhere, I have been published in The Sunday Times and Variety magazine, as well as working in the offices of Brighton & Hove Albion FC and Hampshire CCC.

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