Tag: Brendan Rodgers

If there was one game that fit the pattern of a ‘Mourinho masterclass’, it was this. For all the possession that Leicester City enjoyed, not once did Brendan Rodgers’s side look likely to threaten Mourinho’s defensive-minded Spurs. Instead, the visitors received a clinic in finishing from a rejuvenated Harry Kane, whose performance in this match […]

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Tactical analysis Leicester City Chelsea 0-1 FA Cup

Chelsea endured a shaky start to the game as they struggled to solve Leicester City’s pressing throughout the first half. However, Leicester were unable to capitalize on this, creating relatively little. Lampard made three changes at half-time which helped improve Chelsea’s performance, including the introduction of Ross Barkley who ended up scoring the winner.  Tactical […]

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Despite Wolverhampton Wanderers’ defensive structure well in place and threatening with fast breaks forward, the hosts could not capitalize against a passive, lackluster and open Leicester City. Brendan Rodgers’ team maintained most of the possession, but an expansive buildup structure with a lack of players in the midfield left Leicester vulnerable against a more organized […]

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Liverpool Leicester tactics

Leicester showed some promise in dissolving Liverpool’s pressing early on but also gave dangerous opportunities to Liverpool while trying to play out from the back. Liverpool were stable in possession and created a bunch of chances from the wings as Trent Alexander-Arnold gave a standout performance. Liverpool were fairly comfortable throughout but were still just […]

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