Tag: Carlo Ancelotti

Tactical analysis Napoli - Atalanta Bergamo 1-2 Serie A

Napoli were very much on top in the first half, with a strong pressing game which took the sting out of Atalanta’s wing-focused possession game. Atalanta were also somewhat unstable defensively due to Napoli’s attack disorganizing their man-marking scheme. Napoli’s lack of clinical edge in the final third helped an improved Atalanta back into the […]

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Tactical analysis Arsenal Napoli 2-0 Europa League

Arsenal’s dominant home display has left Napoli on the brink of a quarter final exit, but where did it all go wrong for the Italians? Arguably, this might have been an incidental clash of systems that prevented Carlo Ancelotti’s side from fully exploiting the weaknesses they saw in this Arsenal side. Tactical analysis and match […]

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In a pinnacle Serie A fixture for the Champions League spots, Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli put a huge dent in Roma’s aspirations to participate in European football next year. After Roma seemed capable of defending against Napoli’s ball-orientation, the visitors moved their focus more to counterattacking and exploiting space created on the wing, resulting in a […]

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In a very evenly matched first half, both Napoli and Milan failed to consistently disorder their opponent’s defense and create good chances. In the more dynamic second half, a more aggressive Napoli clearly dominated, until Milan unveiled their newest weapon: Krzysztof Piatek. Tactical analysis by José Pérez. AC Milan is in the middle of a […]

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