Tag: José Mourinho

Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Premier League

Seeing a José Mourinho side, especially one of recent times, concede possession and space, as well as chances, has not become too unfamiliar. It was bordering on being the case here, too. Wolves were the most inventive of the two sides, but were ultimately architects of their own downfall. Tactical analysis by Peter M. Without […]

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A strong individual performance from Marcus Rashford was arguably the highlight in a game wherein Spurs were firmly unspectacular in their performance. They struggled to construct attacks against the narrow pressing of United and their defensive scheme at times was quite uncompact, which allowed United to quickly move the ball forward.  Tactical analysis and match […]

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Without seeing his team play brilliant football, José Mourinho got what he was looking for in his first match as Tottenham Hotspur manager: three points. Dissecting a narrow win, Spurs’ 3-2-4-1 buildup system, and some atrocious defending by West Ham.  Tactical analysis and match report by Erik Elias.  It can be hard to judge the […]

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Liverpool Manchester United tactical analysis Premier League

Liverpool’s dominant display on the ball managed to edge out a passive Manchester United side. United’s lopsided pressing shape was outnumbered time and time again but they seemed more than happy to soak up pressure and block as much as they could. In doing so, José Mourinho’s team put up a good fight against a […]

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2018-12-05 - Man Utd - Arsenal 2-2

Old Trafford was the stage for a decaffeinated clash of the titans, as José Mourinho’s turbulent United hosted Emery’s resilient reds. Despite the expectations that both sides would mirror each other’s formation, Manchester United and Arsenal each came op with variants of their own that slightly differed from the other team. This made for a […]

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tactical analysis Manchester City - Manchester United 3-1

Manchester City took an early lead against United with an interesting lopsided team shape and extended their lead just after half-time. United threatened to pull off another of their trademark comebacks when Martial netted from the penalty spot, but City showed their class with a composed display in possession to defend their lead. Playing away […]

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Juventus Manchester United

The free-roaming forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala never gave United’s midfield a moment’s rest, whilst the ever-brilliant Rodrigo Bentancur continued to shine, this time in a more rigid, advanced role. Despite their dominance, in the most un-Juventus of ways, Max Allegri’s side managed to surrender their one-goal lead inside the final ten minutes to […]

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