Tag: Chris Wilder

Two teams known for their respective three-at-the-back systems played out a match which was largely a stalemate, until John Egan’s dramatic late winner secured victory for Chris Wilder’s side. Both teams had well-organized defenses and attacks relying much upon wing-play, transitions and direct passing to some extent, leading to a game which often lacked in […]

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Tactical analysis Sheffield United Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Premier League

Despite dominating possession, Tottenham Hotspur showed very little creativity in their unbalanced system, and were rightly punished for it. Sheffield United were finally back to their normal selves, defending compactly before great transitions down the flanks exposed more problems with Spurs’s Joséification. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. The horse race towards the […]

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Control of the first half afforded the visitors room to breathe, but that was not to be the case once Chris Wilder’s side found their feet in the second. After heaping pressure on their opponents, a hectic, end-to-end finale to this encounter resulted in twists and turns that fell in Arsenal’s favor. Tactical analysis and […]

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Chris Wilder tactics

Wolves enjoyed the majority of possession in this game but often struggled to make breakthroughs against the organized 5-3-2 shape of Sheffield United, who had taken the lead early on. When the away side had the ball, they showed glimpses of the incisive wing-play which has helped them to defy expectations so far this season. […]

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Chris Wilder tactics

After seventy minutes of a well-structured Sheffield United in control of the game, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s formation change flipped the game on its head. Manchester United came back from two goals down, only to lose the lead in the final moments, a fantastic and entertaining Premier League affair.  Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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