Tag: Massimiliano Allegri

Tactical analysis Juventus - Atlético Madrid 3-0 Champions League

Juventus completed a spectacular comeback against Atlético. In the first sixty minutes of the game, Juventus players executed Allegri’s masterplan to perfection, overwhelming Atlético with crosses and winning second balls. Simeone evened out the tables in a cagey final half hour in which both teams mostly nullified each other, but a late penalty allowed Ronaldo […]

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Tactical analysis Atlético Madrid - Juventus 2-0 Champions League

Atlético deservedly won the first leg of their tie against Juventus by following the classic Simeone playbook: outstanding defensive organization, good attacking transitions, and a decisive set-piece game. Juventus did not create scoring chances and Allegri and his players did not react well – both tactically and emotionally – to Atlético’s superiority. Tactical analysis and […]

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Tactical analysis Juventus - AS Roma 1-0 Serie A

Juventus had to fight until the end, but still the Serie A win over AS Roma was relatively straightforward for them. Their collective and individual superiority was there for all to see. Patrik Schick had a rough old time up against veteran defender Giorgio Chiellini whilst Roma’s defense could not handle the aerial prowess posed […]

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Tactical analysis Juventus - Inter 1-0 Serie A

Inter had the better of the chances, Juventus went home with all three points. Both sides initially had issues in their pressing, and both managers changed shape in response. Inter were made to regret their misses as Mario Mandzukic headed Juventus in front. Subsequently, Allegri shut up shop and Juventus secured their clean sheet. Tactical […]

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Fiorentina Juventus tactics

League leaders Juventus had very few obstacles to hurdle in order to claim their joint-biggest Serie A win of the season. The fluidity of Juve’s possession shape often cracked open Fiorentina’s man-marking approach, whilst their diamond defensive setup also stifled their opponents’ build-up. Tactical analysis by Peter M.  Despite drawing their previous five matches, Stefano […]

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Tactical analysis Juventus Valencia 1-0

Breaking into Valencia’s defense is not an easy task, but once Juventus got an opening goal, the match never seemed out of control for them. Thanks to their controlled possession and great defensive organization, Juventus saw the match out with minimal effort as they cruised towards Champions League knockout phase qualification. Tactical analysis and match […]

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