Tag: Borussia Dortmund

Replicant setups might have placed the two sides on level playing fields, but it was the gap in the quality of execution that separated the two, both offensively and defensively. The minutiae of Dortmund’s mechanisms unraveled an attacking Leipzig outfit that was unusually limp.  Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly. Following another desperately disappointing […]

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Dortmund’s versatility and persistence gnawed away at a dogged Paderborn. The well prepared home defense stood tall in the first half, but was not fit enough to last the full ninety minutes.  Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly. Before Monday’s match-up, Paderborn went unbeaten for three games, but did not manage to get out […]

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An audacious chip from Joshua Kimmich was all that separated the Bundesliga’s top two in this crucial match. Dortmund showed promise early on finding space in wide areas, but were soon stifled by Bayern’s strong counterpressing and transition game.  Tactical analysis and match report by Josh Manley. Borussia Dortmund marked the return to Bundesliga action last […]

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Another weekend of Bundesliga football rolled into action and this match between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund was amongst the standout fixtures. Dortmund’s individual quality proved decisive in a game where both sides found their own unique struggles in possession. Tactical analysis and match report by Julian Chingoma. Both sides headed into this clash coming […]

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Borussia Dortmund took the lead after a Gladbach mistake early on. Generally though, Borussia Mönchengladbach’s pressing was able to contain the away side, and Gladbach had some decent moments in possession too. Gladbach were good value for their equalizer after half-time, but Achraf Hakimi had the final say with his 70th minute goal to make […]

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Tactical analysis Borussia Dortmund PSG Champions League

A perplexing formation change from Thomas Tuchel gave way to a confused Paris Saint-Germain performance, as Europe’s most potent offense sputtered away from home. The disorderly guests allowed Dortmund to ply their trade on the counterattack and lean on the dynamism of their young striker.  Tactical analysis and match report by K.T. Stockwell. Heading into […]

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Champions League Tactical Preview Borussia Dortmund PSG Atletico Madrid Liverpool

The world’s most watched competition is back, with a splendid series of knockout matchups. In this piece, we preview the first two ties of the most important tournament in club football: the Champions League.  Article by José Pérez and K.T. Stockwell. Atlético Madrid – Liverpool Liverpool Tyrannical dominance of the Premier League, current Champions League […]

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