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Tactical analysis Internazionale Napoli 0-1 Coppa Italia

Gennaro Gattuso’s defensive plan once again caught an Italian top team unprepared, as clinical finishing placed Napoli in the lead despite only sporadically breaking through Inter’s pressing. Antonio Conte desperately searched for an equalizer by discharging all of the weapons at hand, but came up empty-handed.  Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Sunday’s […]

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Inter Conte tactics

Put under pressure by Juventus winning against Cagliari the same day, Internazionale needed a win to keep on topping Serie A. Despite some squad rotations, Antonio Conte’s men played with a similar level of performance and controlled the scenario of the game from kick-off to the final whistle, despite a good reaction by Napoli.  Tactical […]

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Tactical analysis Napoli Carlo Ancelotti

As Napoli triumphed over Genk in a scintillating win that reminded fans of what could have been, the curtains closed on Carlo Ancelotti’s Neapolitan experience. Expectations were not met, pieces of the puzzle detaching progressively as time passed, until the decision to part ways paved the way for Gennaro Gattuso’s chance. What exactly went wrong […]

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Tactical analysis Liverpool Napoli 1-1 Champions League

Both sides shared their frustrations in possession, but Liverpool struggled the most, in their attempts to question a very well-organized Napoli 4-4-2 deep block. Napoli’s clinical edge gave them the advantage for the majority of the match, but it were Klopp’s changes which offered Liverpool a way back in. Tactical analysis and match report by […]

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The match started promising, with chances on both sides and the Austrians taking an early lead. However, after that goal Napoli clearly dominated for the rest of the first half, rewarding their performance with Lozano’s equalizer. Jesse Marsch’s tactical adjustment at half-time allowed for a more balanced second half, with neither team able to find […]

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