December 2019

Tactical analysis Liverpool Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Premier League

Liverpool started the match with tons of possession against a passive Wolverhampton side that rarely touched the ball in the opposition’s half. However, chances were quite rare and eventually the Wolves overcame their defensive problems to negate Liverpool’s direct attacks. Falling behind just before half-time, Wolverhampton looked to keep the ball longer in the second […]

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Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Manchester City 3-2 Premier League

After Ederson’s sending off left City with no way to go, two casual attacks gave Guardiola’s team a double lead. However, their inability to control possession with ten men exposed their defensive frailties, ultimately inviting Wolverhampton back into the game for the final win. Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Fourteen points behind […]

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Liverpool Leicester tactics

Leicester showed some promise in dissolving Liverpool’s pressing early on but also gave dangerous opportunities to Liverpool while trying to play out from the back. Liverpool were stable in possession and created a bunch of chances from the wings as Trent Alexander-Arnold gave a standout performance. Liverpool were fairly comfortable throughout but were still just […]

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Atalanta Milan tactics

In a game wherein Atalanta’s goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini was never tested, Giampiero Gasperini’s side dominated a dismal Milan side with their aggressive and progressive football. Besides the evident offensive issues, the Milanese side showed severe defensive cracks that raise questions over whether parting ways with Gattuso was the right decision. Tactical analysis and match report […]

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Betis Rubi tactics

In classic Atlético Madrid fashion, Diego Simeone’s tactics frustrated Real Betis, who had all the control of the possession. The hosts were not able to create chances, thanks to all eleven Atlético players defending in compact fashion behind the ball, before making poor mistakes in their buildup play cost them the result. Tactical analysis and […]

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Marco Rose tactics

There was little between these two sides, as Hertha Berlin continued to show their defensive stripes under new manager Jürgen Klinsmann – earning their third successive clean sheet in the process. Meanwhile, for the second time in three matches the Gladbach offense stalled when faced with a resolute defensive effort.  Tactical analysis and match report […]

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