Tag: Nuno Espirito Santo

Tottenham Hotspur’s bright spark to the game forced an adjustment from Thomas Tuchel. Chelsea fixed their defensive issues at the end of the first half, to flex their attacking strength throughout the second, as they romped three goals past Spurs who couldn’t find a solution. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker.  The Premier League’s […]

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Tactical analysis Leeds United Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Premier League

Leeds failed to capitalize on their positive wide play during Wolves’ sluggish start out of their 5-3-2 defensive shape. Marcelo Bielsa’s outfit got in behind the Wolves wing-backs frequently but were unable to cash in on all their crossing opportunities. A fortuitous second-half goal made the difference for the away side as Leeds captured hearts […]

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Two goals in two minutes was enough to get Chelsea over the line and into next season’s Champions League. Though the stakes were high, the game was limited in action, as Chelsea faced a stern and organized medium block, while Wolverhampton couldn’t build the transitions forward. The visitors therefore missed out on their Europa League […]

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Two teams known for their respective three-at-the-back systems played out a match which was largely a stalemate, until John Egan’s dramatic late winner secured victory for Chris Wilder’s side. Both teams had well-organized defenses and attacks relying much upon wing-play, transitions and direct passing to some extent, leading to a game which often lacked in […]

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