September 2018

Burnley’s disappointing start to the season continued as their long-ball game and passive defence came up short against Wolves’ wing-focused attack. Wolverhampton Wanderers came into the game on the back of a respectable draw against Manchester City, and a win away at West Ham thanks to a late Adama Traoré goal. Burnley on the other hand […]

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A rethink from Ernesto Valverde between the half-time break and the hour mark at Anoeta made for a marked change in the poise and purpose of his Barcelona side during their 2-1 fightback against Real Sociedad. After an attempt to rest key players ahead of Champions League action, Asier Garitano’s intelligent game plan forced Barcelona […]

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With a mix of great structure, counterpressing and individual brilliance Bayern Munich had no trouble against a timid Bayer Leverkusen side (3-1). After losing their first two matches Bayer 04 Leverkusen were desperate to finally get their first points against the defending champions Bayern Munich. Leverkusen were seen by many as one of Bayern’s main […]

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In what was supposed to be an even battle between Manchester City’s two main title challengers, Liverpool looked scary good, while some structural problems for Tottenham Hotspur surfaced. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino had to adjust a couple of things in his team and formation in one of the first real top fixtures of the Premier […]

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One can enjoy football in two different ways. You can enjoy the excitement of the game, the tension that’s slumbering during a battle between two balanced teams. Or you can live in France where the law is dictated by Paris Saint-Germain and you may enjoy their highly skilled players while they win another national championship. […]

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Welcome to Between the Posts, your brand new daily source of football writing! Every football match is a story in itself and we will tell you exactly those stories. Our focus will be on tactics and we will help you discover the story lines that define what actually happens on the pitch during a clash […]

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