Tag: Gian Piero Gasperini

If there was ever an environment to test Juventus’ possessional issues, it was the chaos created by Atalanta’s man-marking approach. Despite second-half improvements off the back of fleeting first-half quality, Juventus faltered in a performance littered with individual errors. One such error was ruthlessly punished by Atalanta, as the rollercoaster that has been Allegri’s second […]

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Neither Villarreal nor Atalanta had met before in their history, but those viewing events at El Madrigal will hope these two will continue such affairs for years to come. Unai Emery’s counterpressing locked horns against the wide rotations of Gian Piero Gasperini’s team, in a feisty tactical faceoff that makes the group stages worthwhile.      […]

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On the final matchday, with the season in the balance, perhaps an away trip to Serie A’s top goal-scorers wouldn’t be a personal choice for Rossoneri fans. However, AC Milan’s 5-3-2 defensive block frustrated an uncreative Atalanta Bergamo, and two Franck Kessié penalties confirmed a long-awaited return to the Champions League.  Tactical analysis and match […]

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Serie A’s most central-focused team fared against the most wing-orientated, which had red cards, penalties and big moments in store to swing the game state. Gian Piero Gasperini adapted to frustrate Sassuolo, following the earlier dismissal of his goalkeeper, but substitutes from Roberto De Zerbi unlocked a restricted Atalanta. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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