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Tactical analysis Internazionale 1-0 Lazio Roma Serie A

Defending Serie A champions Inter were seemingly in pole position to lift the Scudetto back-to-back, but they were set to face a tough test against a stuttering Lazio side that could do with a big win to hopefully kickstart a good run of form. Tactical analysis and match report by Neel Shelat. Although in second […]

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What ensued here in Rome can only be described as chaos. Seven goals, some spectacular and some scruffy, punctuated by a stunning seven-minute comeback to thrill onlookers. Structural aspects came into play given matching tactical shapes but the rapid-fire scoring and late penalty drama stole the show, much to the dismay of José Mourinho.  Tactical […]

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If there was ever an environment to test Juventus’ possessional issues, it was the chaos created by Atalanta’s man-marking approach. Despite second-half improvements off the back of fleeting first-half quality, Juventus faltered in a performance littered with individual errors. One such error was ruthlessly punished by Atalanta, as the rollercoaster that has been Allegri’s second […]

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Early success applying pressure and threatening in transition suggested Napoli would continue their undefeated run. However, the away side began to be overwhelmed by the width on display from Inter. And being clinical in punishing Inter’s midfield turnovers, Napoli’s attack was relatively muted for much of this clash as Inter eventually secured the tight victory. […]

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Hosting their massive rivals, Internazionale caused structural issues for the Juventus’ 4-4-2 defensive shape as they troubled their visitors on the flanks. Juve’s struggles going forward continued as the attacking players barely connected or disrupted the five-man Inter backline for most of the game. Their search for an equalizer looked likely to end without success […]

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The momentum-building Juventus hosted a lively Roma side, with the teams’ structures giving Juventus an attacking advantage out wide. Although they did not frequently capitalize on this, their wide play led to the game’s only goal. Roma were spearheaded by the involved Abraham but only manufactured few high-quality open-play chances while looking the brighter side. […]

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