Tag: Frank Lampard

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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Bayern Flick tactics

Although Bayern Munich did not fully flex their muscles, they showed enough to see why so many tip them as favorites for this year’s Champions League trophy. Thiago Alcântara’s super passes and Robert Lewandowski’s goalscoring prowess tore through a battered Chelsea, whose tactical gamble failed to pay off. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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Two goals in two minutes was enough to get Chelsea over the line and into next season’s Champions League. Though the stakes were high, the game was limited in action, as Chelsea faced a stern and organized medium block, while Wolverhampton couldn’t build the transitions forward. The visitors therefore missed out on their Europa League […]

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Lampard’s continuous tinkering with his team’s shape helped convert Chelsea’s control into goals. A dominant display asserted the hosts back into the Premier League’s top four, whilst Watford’s fears of relegation continue to worsen. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. Frank Lampard will be given time at Chelsea, but Champions League football has […]

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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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Tactical analysis Chelsea Manchester City 2-1 Premier League

Predictably, City were able to press Chelsea in their own half and monopolize possession almost immediately in this match. The false nine role of Bernardo Silva and accompanying midfield arrangements posed an interesting prospect for Chelsea to deal with. Ultimately though, Chelsea came through with two decisive transition moments, firstly for Christian Pulisic’s goal in […]

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