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The overarching storyline involving Julian Nagelsmann and Jürgen Klopp aside, this was a game made for the tactically-minded football fan. While goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané sealed a morale-boosting win for the Merseyside club, it was in fact the details of how the teams exploited the other teams’ weaknesses that resulted in a […]

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A tactically interesting first half gave way to a second half goal fest in this hotly anticipated topspiel. While RB Leipzig were able to control Dortmund for much of the first half, they were undone in the second by the away side’s excellent – and intuitive – combination play. Tactical analysis and match report by Manasvin […]

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In a do-or-die clash for both teams, early goals from Angeliño and Amadou Haidara pegged Manchester United back before they could rouse themselves. Despite a spirited second half comeback following Bruno Fernandes’ penalty and Paul Pogba’s late goal, Justin Kluivert’s 69th minute strike posed an insurmountable obstacle for Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side, who now find […]

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As the heavyweight fixture of the Bundesliga weekend, this table-topping clash between champions Bayern Munich and challengers RB Leipzig had a lot to live up to. Luckily, it did not disappoint, as shifting tactical structures and superb goals meant there was something for everyone in this electric matchup. But foremost, Leipzig made a statement as […]

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An exhausting game pitted defense against attack as Eintracht Frankfurt’s plan was predicated almost entirely on Leipzig’s manoeuvres in possession. Though this seemed to pay dividends with the home side taking the lead just before half time, Julian Nagelsmann’s second half adjustments saw Leipzig storm back into the contest. However, even these changes weren’t enough […]

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Though the Bulls raised him, loanee Hannes Wolf delivered a first Bundesliga defeat to his parent club, in a game that was unusually dim considering what we have come to expect from these teams. The change of shape for Leipzig banished their efficient positional play, into a regressive buildup structure, whilst Borussia Mönchengladbach had passing […]

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Leipzig largely dominated the territory in this game, with and without the ball. However, United’s compact defensive shape made it difficult for them to make breakthroughs, and United were clinical at the other end of the pitch in transition situations. Julian Nagelsmann made adjustments after going behind in the first half which increased his teams’ […]

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