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Tottenham Hotspur’s bright spark to the game forced an adjustment from Thomas Tuchel. Chelsea fixed their defensive issues at the end of the first half, to flex their attacking strength throughout the second, as they romped three goals past Spurs who couldn’t find a solution. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  The Premier League’s […]

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Once again, Leeds United’s man-marking scheme proved to be a playground for elite attackers. Liverpool had multiple weapons of choice to carve through, as their flexible offense constantly teed up one another. However, serious injury to Harvey Elliott dimmed a dominant display. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  The organized chaos, infused by both […]

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Arsenal’s bleak start to the season gave them little hope of taking anything from their trip to the Etihad Stadium. But in the end, a limp display made this contest even easier for Manchester City than they could have hoped. As ill discipline and tactical flaws cost the side once again, the process may finally […]

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Tactical analysis Liverpool Chelsea 1-1 Premier League

Changing game states failed to separate two Premier League title contenders, desperate to get back on top. Liverpool set an intense tempo early, while Chelsea threatened on the transition. However, the outcome of an old-fashioned goalmouth frenzy reshaped the events of the second half.  Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  To reshape their clubs, […]

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Chelsea have added to their arsenal. Romelu Lukaku took center stage, as Thomas Tuchel’s team found easy routes to their new number nine. His addition may be Chelsea’s final piece towards a Premier League title under Tuchel, whilst Mikel Arteta might start to ponder if it’s the beginning of the end.   Tactical analysis and match […]

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How do you impose yourself without the ball? Brentford answered that question in impressive style, as their counterpressing took the forefront against a dysfunctional Arsenal. Though this defensive system looked less effective in the second period, Brentford scored their second in vintage Premier League style. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  From a broader […]

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Uncharacteristically, Pep Guardiola’s team began the game with little of the ball. Once Manchester City got the ball back, Leicester City quickly adapted to plug the holes. Although randomness broke the deadlock, Leicester were worth their win against an underwhelming City team missing several household names.  Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  Community Shields […]

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