August 2019

It looked like Aston Villa would come back to the Premier League in style, getting points off Spurs by successfully defending their box against the home side’s predictable crossing game. However, the substitution of Christian Eriksen infused new life and unpredictability to Tottenham’s attack, allowing them to finally break the deadlock.  Tactical analysis and match […]

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Although not at their best in their first official game of the 2019/20 season, FC Porto and their pressing and counterpressing style still proved to be an adequate antidote to Krasnodar’s possession game. Ironically, the winning goal was found during their worst period. Tactical analysis and match report by Sergio Sampaio. Playing such a crucial […]

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Premier League Top Six Everton Leicester City Wolverhampton Wanderers

We watch football in close-up these days. The exposure to live matches has exploded, up to the point where now every minute of practically every match can be consumed. As with any observation, looking from up close may lead to missing the big picture at times. One such big picture may be signs of a […]

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