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High tempo and routes through pressure were characteristics associated with Graham Potter’s Brighton and Hove Albion. Yet his Chelsea team were ill-equipped in stopping such qualities from shining, to reward Roberto De Zerbi with his first win as a Premier League coach.   Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. The season of Brighton began […]

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Huge individual moments from Juventus served to undermine Sassuolo’s dynamic play. The home side constantly troubled Juventus defense, both out wide and centrally but were generally wasteful in front of the goal. And despite struggling in possession, Juventus were offered room in transition which they clinically exploited. Tactical analysis and match report by Julian Chingoma. […]

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Serie A’s most central-focused team fared against the most wing-orientated, which had red cards, penalties and big moments in store to swing the game state. Gian Piero Gasperini adapted to frustrate Sassuolo, following the earlier dismissal of his goalkeeper, but substitutes from Roberto De Zerbi unlocked a restricted Atalanta. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel […]

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Atalanta’s clash with Sassuolo pitted Serie A’s artisan outfits against one another. But in what promised to be a competitive matchup, a mixture of rough marking and clever dismarking saw the home team dismantle the pretenders to their throne with a ruthless showing. Tactical analysis and match report by Emmanuel Adeyemi-Abere. Atalanta still seek to […]

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Two of Italy’s most entertaining sides came together to produce a captivating game. Both sides were troubled with each other’s pressing, yet both were lively going forward. The headline-stealing four disallowed goals only added to the spectacle. In the end, a strong Napoli performance, marked by sharp transitions and their left-sided play, made them deserving […]

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Tactical analysis Atalanta Bergamo US Sassuolo 3-1 Serie A

After finding it difficult to break through US Sassuolo’s 4-4-2 diamond defensive shape, Atalanta Bergamo adapted, pressed and played some gorgeous football to make a historic comeback, in the final matchday of the Serie A season. The result means that Atalanta will enter the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, scoring […]

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