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Getafe’s clash with Real Sociedad offered two teams vying for Champions League football the chance to rediscover their rhythm. The hosts grabbed the opportunity, strangling Sociedad with their aggression and intensity in the first half. Though the visitors battled their way back into the contest, Jaime Mata’s timely intervention sealed a crucial result for Getafe […]

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The matchup between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid promised to be one of the most important and entertaining affairs of the weekend. With the hosts rediscovering their flow in possession, an action-packed ninety minutes did not disappoint. Tactical analysis by Emmanuel Adeyemi-Abere. Real Sociedad have looked jaded since the resumption of LaLiga football. Struggling to […]

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A match poised to be tightly-fought through the intensity of each team’s compact shapes quickly derailed into a dominant, one-sided display. La Real cruised to a three-goal victory thanks to their possession mechanisms, of which Valencia’s were a far cry away from being near the level of on the day. Tactical analysis and match report […]

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Tactical analysis Real Sociedad Barcelona 2-2 LaLiga

Real Sociedad dominated the first half with their right-sided buildup, but failed to fashion many clear-cut chances aside from a penalty. Barcelona created even less but capitalized twice off of brief moments of defensive disorganization, before they eventually conceded an equalizer to La Real’s renewed brilliance. Tactical analysis and match report by Om Arvind. Real […]

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Tactical analysis Real Madrid Sociedad 3-1 LaLiga

Real Sociedad pressured Sergio Ramos into an early mistake and looked good in the opening stages of the match. Real Madrid hit back with a set-piece in the first half, before Zidane improved his side’s pressing and Madrid scored two unanswered goals. Tactical analysis and match report by Om Arvind. Despite Gareth Bale’s controversial “Wales. […]

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Diego Simeone switching Atlético Madrid back into a 4-4-2 formation has made the team an effective pressing side. However, Real Sociedad countered that by pulling players out of position, breaking lines, and relying on a certain Martin Ødegaard. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. The derby defeat to Athletic Bilbao left a sour taste […]

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