Tag: Julian Nagelsmann

In a direct duel for a European competition spot, Hoffenheim controlled the first half through possession. By overloading space between the lines, Hoffenheim were creating chances at will, while Gladbach lacked penetrating power. In the second half, Gladbach switched formation, which allowed them to make use of space in wide areas. Exactly this led to […]

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Julian Nagelsmann’s current and future side played against each other in an exciting tactical battle. Hoffenheim impressed with a dominant possession-based style, in their diamond shaped build-up. Leipzig operated in a 3-3-2-2 system, which they struggled to adjust to in the first half, while their second-half change to their usual 4-2-2-2 allowed them to impose […]

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Tactical analysis TSG Hoffenheim - Bayern Munich 1-3- Bundesliga

The second half of the Bundesliga campaign started with a match between two top teams, both with a rather unsatisfying first half of the season. An improved balance with a new midfield trio saw Bayern Munich completely dominate the first half. TSG Hoffenheim awoke after Nagelsmann’s tactical adjustment, but could not turn the game around. […]

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An inexperienced Hoffenheim side did everything they could to fend off Pep Guardiola’s brilliant Manchester City. After an opening goal after 44 seconds, Hoffenheim sat back and carried out their plan to keep Manchester City away from their box. A late David Silva winner gave the visitors the three points they did deserve. Olympique Lyon […]

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Football is not fair and sometimes the ‘Football Gods’ like to remind us of that fact. The point with which Dortmund left Hoffenheim can be seen as such a reminder. How talent can make up for faulty tactics. Julian Nagelsmann’s final season as manager of Hoffenheim, before he takes over the reigns at RB Leipzig […]

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