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The two local rivals squared off in somewhat similar setups, both on and off the ball. The resulting clash lacked in goalmouth action, despite some positive attacking football on display. Sevilla were generally toothless in the final third throughout but were ruthless in claiming the best chance afforded to them. Tactical analysis and match report […]

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Ahead of this year’s edition of the Super Cup, many wondered how close Sevilla would come to Bayern Munich as second best. But their status as favorites counted for little, as Sevilla’s hybrid pressing system created many issues, leaving an unlikely hero to take the stage in extra time. Tactical analysis by Emmanuel Adeyemi-Abere. Under […]

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Impressive fluidity during the buildup combined with world-class performances from Éver Banega, Joan Jordán and Yassine Bounou sent Sevilla to their sixth Europa League final. Ole Gunnar Solskjær did not have an answer to every single tactical problem that his Spanish counterpart presented him, but could have still left as a winner if his defenders […]

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Despite the minimal chances separating the two sides, Sevilla controlled the match from start to finish. Their inventiveness, fluidity and intensity in both their possession play and their pressing stifled the visitors, who only offered a glimpse of high-intensity attacking plays right at the end of proceedings. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly. After […]

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