In the first Ligue 1 clash of 2020 between the third place, Rennes, and the second place, Marseille, the visitors managed to win despite facing some difficulties against Julien Stéphan’s side. Eventually their defensive resistance and a late goal from a free kick, ensured the win – allowing them to continue their winning run in […]

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andré villas-boas tactics

The first half of this match was characterized by stale possession play from both sides, with Marseille looking slightly more incisive thanks to the Dimitri Payet – Jordan Amavi connection. Things changed significantly after the break, when Marseille implemented a renewed high press that choked Bordeaux’s buildup and directly contributed to the winning goal. Tactical […]

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Despite Neymar’s return to competition after a lengthy injury, it was actually the Argentine forward duo Icardi and Di María that made the difference for PSG against Lille.  Tactical analysis and match report by Simon Piotr. After the international break and right before mid-week Champions League action, this Friday night matchup was the biggest game […]

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