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Tactical analysis Liverpool - Napoli 1-0 Champions League

Mohamed Salah scored the deciding goal as Liverpool edged past Napoli at Anfield to progress into the Champions League Round of Sixteen. Liverpool’s intensity disturbed Napoli’s play, and the visitors struggled to gain rhythm which allowed the home side to dominate the match for large periods. Tactical analysis and match report by Josh Williams. Group […]

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Tactical analysis Bournemouth - Liverpool 0-4 Premier League

Jürgen Klopp’s hybrid 4-2-3-1 formation was too much for Bournemouth all game long. Liverpool were the better team by a country mile, and this comfortable victory leaves Klopp with another possible formation to deploy against more defensive-minded Premier League teams. Tactical analysis and match report by Erik Elias.   Going into this match, Bournemouth were […]

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Liverpool Everton tactics

Divock Origi scored a dramatic 96th minute winner for the home side as Jürgen Klopp’s men managed to keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table. Everton’s brave approach caused Liverpool more problems than in previous years, but it also resulted in Liverpool accumulating chances of their own. Tactical analysis […]

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Tactical analysis of Arsenal - Liverpool 1-1

Arsenal pressed Liverpool’s buildup and exploited their defensive issues on the right flank in the first half. Later on, Liverpool adapted and took advantage of Arsenal’s shaky defending to score. With some good substitutions and a never-say-die attitude, Arsenal scored a late, well-deserved goal to tie the game. Under Unai Emery, Arsenal have enjoyed a […]

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The clash of this young Premier League season never took off. City’s Riyad Mahrez had the only big chance in the game, in the form of a late penalty-kick, which he missed. How Guardiola and Klopp’s respect for each other led to a highly anticipated game with almost zero chances. Football logic is the hardest […]

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Carlo Ancelotti, an old fox of European competitions, tweaked his usual game plan to give Napoli an improved buildup structure and defensive solidity against Liverpool’s pressing and counterattacking. Liverpool, who are making little rotations in a brutal stretch of tough matches, were far from their best version on the ball. Both Napoli and Liverpool are […]

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What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? In football terms, what happens when a great pressing side meets a great press-resistant side? Liverpool made a record breaking start to their season, winning their first seven games of the season for the first time in their history. A particularly impressive feat, considering the […]

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