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Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Liverpool 1-2 Premier League

In a match that featured plenty of chances but very little fluidity, Roberto Firmino’s 84th minute strike proved the difference as Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool emerged as the winners after a testing battle against Nuno Espírito Santo’s Wolverhampton Wanderers. Molineux has made a name for itself as one of the toughest away grounds for a top six […]

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Both sides struggled to make ends meet in their regular shapes, most likely down to necessary personnel changes following a hectic winter schedule. Second half reinforcements only did so much to invigorate an affair which had overseen very few chances. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnely.  A loss at Watford left a sour […]

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Tactical analysis Liverpool Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Premier League

Liverpool started the match with tons of possession against a passive Wolverhampton side that rarely touched the ball in the opposition’s half. However, chances were quite rare and eventually the Wolves overcame their defensive problems to negate Liverpool’s direct attacks. Falling behind just before half-time, Wolverhampton looked to keep the ball longer in the second […]

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Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Manchester City 3-2 Premier League

After Ederson’s sending off left City with no way to go, two casual attacks gave Guardiola’s team a double lead. However, their inability to control possession with ten men exposed their defensive frailties, ultimately inviting Wolverhampton back into the game for the final win. Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Fourteen points behind […]

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Tactical analysis Wolverhampton Wanderers Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Premier League

Seeing a José Mourinho side, especially one of recent times, concede possession and space, as well as chances, has not become too unfamiliar. It was bordering on being the case here, too. Wolves were the most inventive of the two sides, but were ultimately architects of their own downfall. Tactical analysis by Peter M. Without […]

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Chris Wilder tactics

Wolves enjoyed the majority of possession in this game but often struggled to make breakthroughs against the organized 5-3-2 shape of Sheffield United, who had taken the lead early on. When the away side had the ball, they showed glimpses of the incisive wing-play which has helped them to defy expectations so far this season. […]

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