October 2019

Tactical analysis Italy Greece 2-0 Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Italy’s dominant possession share was not met by a dominant offensive performance, as has been the case for Mancini’s men’s in their latest outings. Greece, on the other hand, put up a diligent defensive performance but struggled to do anything notable on the ball. Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Italy stood in […]

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France Deschamps tactics

As we could have expected, France dominated possession against Iceland, despite problems to create danger against a very defensive team. Eventually a penalty scored by Giroud unlocked the game and sealed the score for France.  Tactical analysis and match report by Simon Piotr.  Iceland holds a very solid record on their ground, in the last […]

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Lyon tactics

Le Classique (PSG versus Marseille) may be more known, but le Derby Rhône-Alpes – played between Olympique Lyonnais and Saint-Étienne – is perhaps France’s fiercest rivalry. On Sunday night, the two adversaries met at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, with ASSE escaping as 1-0 winners – thanks to a 90th minute header from striker Robert Beric.  Match report […]

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In the unexpected clash between league leaders PSG and second-placed Angers, PSG spent their time attacking and showed total domination, despite the visitors’ opportunities in the first half.  Tactical analysis and match report Simon Piotr.  After defeating Galatasaray in a difficult game away from home in the Champions League, PSG had to win at the […]

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