PSG’s latest victory in Ligue 1 turned out to be the formality that many expected. But their new leader has introduced a refreshing set of ideas that have afforded one star name a second wind. Tactical analysis and match report by Emmanuel Adeyemi-Abere. A new figure has settled into the hot seat at PSG. Too […]
A distinctly second-string eleven had to fight hard and count on poor play from Montpellier in the final third to hold their place at the top of the table. A five-man backline and two strikers failed to ignite a PSG offense that has looked static in recent weeks. Montpellier had their chances to not only […]
Montpellier failed to bring their usual tenacious play to the principality and were subsequently dispatched by a Monaco side that looked balanced both in midfield and up front. Monaco manager Robert Moreno’s faith in Stevan Jovetić in the number ten position paid off, as the Montenegro international linked well with Islam Slimani and Wissam Ben […]
Lille dominated large swaths of the match, but a familiar lack of finishing allowed a rather disjointed Montpellier team to see their way back into the match. Nevertheless, it was an eighty-fourth minute goal from the reinvigorated Renato Sanches that handed the hosts a much deserved victory. Tactical analysis and match report by KT Stockwell. […]
PSG confirmed how difficult the Mosson stadium can be for them. After trailing for over thirty minutes, they turned the tables in the second half after a red card and a display of Neymar’s ludicrous talent. Tactical analysis and match report by Simon Piotr. Renowned in Ligue 1 for their defensive knowhow and currently at […]
If the ball was a cake, we would expect Lyon to have the biggest slice, but Montpellier were hungry too.
Nantes dominated possession thanks to an early red card for Montpellier. This game however was ultimately decided by a counterattack and a set piece. Tactical analysis by Chris Baker. Nantes manager Vahid Halilhodžić made nine changes following an easy midweek cup victory over Chateauroux. Ciprian Tătăruşanu replaced Maxime Dupé in goal. Diego Carlos, Lucas Lima […]
Both teams lacked tactical cohesion in possession but made up for it with technical ability, pace and other individual qualities. Lyon took the lead through talisman Nabil Fekir before being pegged back by the home side late on. Tactical analysis and match report by Martyn Davis. Montpellier made two changes from their 1-0 defeat to […]