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Tactical analysis Flamengo Internacional 3-1 Brasileiro

First would clash with fourth as the Brazil Serie A leaders Flamengo hosted Internacional. With both sides coming off multiple-game win streaks, this promised to be an entertaining battle and it certainly did not disappoint. Attacking football and some game-changing red cards highlighted this match.  Tactical analysis and match report by Julian Chingoma. Jorge Jesus […]

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Tactical analysis Copa do Brasil Internacional Athletico Paranaense 1-2

Transitional defending, covering passing lanes and a compact team shape proved vital as Athletico Paranaense won their first ever Copa do Brasil. Internacional controlled the ball, put their poor passing structure and overcommitment towards the end of the game resulted in the hosts looking vulnerable on the break. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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Tactical analysis Palmeiras Fluminense 3-0 Brasileiro

Palmeiras dominated the first few minutes and took the lead. After that, they struggled defensively, but Fluminense’s uninspired attack was not able to create many chances. Palmeiras scored two consecutive goals in the beginning of the second half that sealed the game early.  Tactical analysis and match report by Jonas G. Both teams have been […]

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Athletico Paranaense dominated the first half with a variable possession game, overcoming the two-goal deficit of the first leg, with the second goal coming right after half-time. However, the hosts were not able to score the third goal after Grêmio were decimated to ten players, meaning this game was decided on penalties.  Tactical analysis and […]

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Tactical analysis Internacional Cruzeiro 3-0 Copa do Brasil

For all of Cruzeiro’s seemingly incisive buildup play – dragging Internacional’s midfield and defense in all different directions –they came up empty-handed. Playing mostly from controlled possession play, it was Cruzeiro that began to make erroneous decisions, as opposed to their sitting opponents. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M. Almost a month ago, […]

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The Brasileiro schedule served up a meeting between two high profile managers. Jorge Sampaoli brought his table-topping Santos side to the home of Cruzeiro, where Brazilian football’s goalkeeping icon Rogério Ceni made his managerial debut. Cruzeiro had come into the fixture amid a relegation battle and in a poor run of form, which led to […]

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