PES 2013 preview: six things it does better than FIFA 13

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Goalmouth scrambles

Toss a corner into the box in FIFA 13 and it still feels like the game instantly switches to a one-on-one battle between defender and striker, with the rest of both teams becoming window dressing. In PES, multiple players go up for high balls into the area, and after a handful of games we’d seen that scenario result in a number of exciting goalmouth scrambles, desperate clearances and deflected efforts at the onion bag. Whether attacking or defending there’s a sense of danger every time you ping a ball in – which is exactly as it should be.

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