Tag: Atalanta Bergamo

Neither Villarreal nor Atalanta had met before in their history, but those viewing events at El Madrigal will hope these two will continue such affairs for years to come. Unai Emery’s counterpressing locked horns against the wide rotations of Gian Piero Gasperini’s team, in a feisty tactical faceoff that makes the group stages worthwhile.      […]

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On the final matchday, with the season in the balance, perhaps an away trip to Serie A’s top goal-scorers wouldn’t be a personal choice for Rossoneri fans. However, AC Milan’s 5-3-2 defensive block frustrated an uncreative Atalanta Bergamo, and two Franck Kessié penalties confirmed a long-awaited return to the Champions League.  Tactical analysis and match […]

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Serie A’s most central-focused team fared against the most wing-orientated, which had red cards, penalties and big moments in store to swing the game state. Gian Piero Gasperini adapted to frustrate Sassuolo, following the earlier dismissal of his goalkeeper, but substitutes from Roberto De Zerbi unlocked a restricted Atalanta. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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Throughout the 2020/21 season, Real Madrid’s performances have followed the same tactical storyline: they struggle against deep blocks while thriving against opponents who press them high. This trend would continue against Atalanta, with a 17th minute red card forcing the Italian side to defend deep. Real Madrid struggled to break this defense down until a […]

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