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Graham Potter’s effect on Brighton’s attacking style continued, and impressively so. Were it not for wasted openings and missed chances, Lampard’s own tactical adjustments might not have been enough to fully disrupt an opening match day result for Brighton. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly. Looking to improve on last season’s fifteenth-placed finish, […]

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Jahanbakhsh’s spectacular bicycle kick ultimately drew what was a tactically rich game conditioned heavily by Brighton’s changes in midfield. In the first half, Chelsea initially dominated by exploiting the narrowness of Brighton’s midfield diamond, until Potter shifted his team to a flat 4-4-2 shape when defending and evened out the tables. During the second half, […]

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Unai Emery’s 4-4-2 diamond system dominated early on, but Arsenal’s post-goal game-management cost them dearly in the end. Emery’s second half changes made matters worse, because they killed the connection between defense and attack. Brighton capitalized and took a deserved point against a top six team. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M.   […]

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