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Tactical analysis Napoli - Atalanta Bergamo 2-2 Serie A

Napoli took a leaf out of Manchester City’s book and mostly outplayed Atalanta with a pass-and-press game. A dominant second half display from Napoli seemed to have sealed the game in their favor, but late controversy arose and Josip Iličić thought otherwise, restoring the game that appeared completely out of Atalanta’s reach to a draw.  […]

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Tactical analysis SS Lazio Atalanta Bergamo 3-3- Serie A

Staying in line with their recent encounters, Lazio and Atalanta did not disappoint in yet another rollercoaster ride that neutral spectators will have certainly enjoyed. In a game of two halves, Atalanta dominated the first half with an effective pressing and buildup play, while Lazio made great use of Atalanta’s fading intensity to come out […]

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Tactical analysis Genoa Atalanta 1-2 Serie A

Aurelio Andreazzoli’s promising all-out pressing plan was quickly subsided by the heat and Atalanta’s tiring midfield rotations. Atalanta took control of the match, yet a tactical switch finally presented Genoa with a chance to claw back some salvation, as a chaotic period of stoppage time ensued… Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M.  Genoa, […]

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Tactical analysis Atalanta Bergamo US Sassuolo 3-1 Serie A

After finding it difficult to break through US Sassuolo’s 4-4-2 diamond defensive shape, Atalanta Bergamo adapted, pressed and played some gorgeous football to make a historic comeback, in the final matchday of the Serie A season. The result means that Atalanta will enter the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, scoring […]

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Amidst the heated midfield duels, a tactical battle of the highest order was on display in the Italian cup final. From Gian Piero Gasperini’s failed, altered attacking setup to Joaquín Correa’s problematic false nine movements, this encounter had a lot of interesting tactical quirks. The tide never stopped turning, right until the very end. Tactical […]

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Tactical analysis SS Lazio Atalanta Bergamo 1-3 Serie A

Lazio’s Champions League hopes were blown to smithereens by a free-flowing, fast and clinical Atalanta team. Having had their press beaten throughout the early stages of the match, Atalanta tweaked their shape off the ball to create turnovers high up the pitch and overloaded the flanks, which created some excellent chances. Tactical analysis and match […]

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