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Tactical analysis Palmeiras Fluminense 3-0 Brasileiro

Palmeiras dominated the first few minutes and took the lead. After that, they struggled defensively, but Fluminense’s uninspired attack was not able to create many chances. Palmeiras scored two consecutive goals in the beginning of the second half that sealed the game early.  Tactical analysis and match report by Jonas G. Both teams have been […]

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Tactical analysis Cruzeiro - River Plate 0-0 Copa Libertadores

Transparent midfield bases were at the core of both teams’ defensive problems, although neither side could raise any troubling questions with their narrow formations. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M. Having met merely a week ago in the first leg, many spectators would have been hoping for an alternative score line following last […]

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In this match, River Plate were just not able to make their deliveries stick. They controlled the match and found themselves in countless good crossing positions. Up until that point in each attack, they were cantering through Cruzeiro’s defense using expansive wide play, without stinging. Eventually, the visitors’ second half performance seemed to tip the […]

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