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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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Tactical analysis Napoli - Atalanta Bergamo 2-2 Serie A

Napoli took a leaf out of Manchester City’s book and mostly outplayed Atalanta with a pass-and-press game. A dominant second half display from Napoli seemed to have sealed the game in their favor, but late controversy arose and Josip Iličić thought otherwise, restoring the game that appeared completely out of Atalanta’s reach to a draw.  […]

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Tactical analysis Napoli - Atalanta Bergamo 1-2 Serie A

Napoli were very much on top in the first half, with a strong pressing game which took the sting out of Atalanta’s wing-focused possession game. Atalanta were also somewhat unstable defensively due to Napoli’s attack disorganizing their man-marking scheme. Napoli’s lack of clinical edge in the final third helped an improved Atalanta back into the […]

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