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Tactical analysis Manchester United Arsenal 1-1 Premier League

A match so painfully short of effective attacking mechanisms that neither team pushed on to be the dominant force, as both sides mostly mirrored each other’s defensive shape. The most that could be said on the invention front was Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s various tweaks throughout, which were positively reactive but equally limiting at times. Tactical […]

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Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Manchester United 1-1 Premier League

A solid game plan by Ole Gunnar Solksjær got undone by a wonderfully crafted set-piece goal by Ruben Neves and a penalty miss by Paul Pogba in Molineux as the teams shared the points. Manchester United looked very much in control, despite not creating many chances. United found the opener with a nicely worked goal, […]

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Tactical analysis Manchester United Chelsea 1-1 Premier League

Manchester United showed a decent performance in the first half, aided by Chelsea’s disjointed pressing game, and found themselves taking the lead. David de Gea’s mistake let Chelsea draw level though, and United went on to disappoint in the second half when it came to finding a way past an improved Chelsea side. Tactical analysis […]

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Tactical analysis Everton Manchester United 4-0 Premier League

In a crucial late-season Premier League match, resurgent Everton comprehensively blitzed Champions League chasing Manchester United in an energetic display where they threatened and put United on the back foot from the first whistle to the last. Tactical analysis and match report by Carl Carpenter. For Manchester United and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Sunday afternoon’s […]

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