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The defensive game plan of Leicester City disrupted their opponents’ buildup, but an aggressive counterpress left the Foxes’ cornered. Manchester City know more than one route to victory, which their next challengers will have to consider. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. The matchup between the Premier League’s number one and three took little […]

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If there was one game that fit the pattern of a ‘Mourinho masterclass’, it was this. For all the possession that Leicester City enjoyed, not once did Brendan Rodgers’s side look likely to threaten Mourinho’s defensive-minded Spurs. Instead, the visitors received a clinic in finishing from a rejuvenated Harry Kane, whose performance in this match […]

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Tactical analysis Leicester City Chelsea 0-1 FA Cup

Chelsea endured a shaky start to the game as they struggled to solve Leicester City’s pressing throughout the first half. However, Leicester were unable to capitalize on this, creating relatively little. Lampard made three changes at half-time which helped improve Chelsea’s performance, including the introduction of Ross Barkley who ended up scoring the winner.  Tactical […]

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Despite Wolverhampton Wanderers’ defensive structure well in place and threatening with fast breaks forward, the hosts could not capitalize against a passive, lackluster and open Leicester City. Brendan Rodgers’ team maintained most of the possession, but an expansive buildup structure with a lack of players in the midfield left Leicester vulnerable against a more organized […]

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