Athletico Paranaense dominated the early portions of the game with high pressing and direct attacking from the wings. However, unable to maintain their intensity Paranaense’s game dropped off, leaving space for Santos to find holes in their defense. From this point on, both sides evened themselves out and Paranaense escaped 1-0 winners.  Tactical analysis and […]

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Tactical analysis Palmeiras Sao Paulo 3-0 Brasileiro

Palmeiras made quick tactical adjustments early on, inviting the São Paulo pressure and hitting them expertly on the break. Excellent matches from Felipe Melo, Dudu, and Deyverson buoyed the hosts, as the triumvirate stymied the visitor’s possession offense and exposed a disjointed backline.  Tactical analysis and match report by K.T. Stockwell. Only three losses all […]

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Sao Paulo Corinthians 1-0 Brasileiro

São Paulo dominated the first half, but was unable to create any goalscoring opportunities and mostly relied on long shots. In the second half, they added crosses to their uninspired attacking game. Corinthians focused on a compact defensive shape, but was unable to create any threat going forwards. A penalty eventually decided the game.  Tactical […]

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