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Tactical analysis Schalke 04 Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 Bundesliga

The game started in a promising fashion but quickly turned into a hard-fought affair with several turnovers and fouls. Schalke seemingly made use of this chaos and threatened Gladbach’s defense with counterattacks. Although failing to score before half-time, David Wagner’s side quickly took the lead right after the game restarted with two goals from fast […]

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Tactical analysis RB Leipzig Schlalke 04 1-3 Bundesliga

Schalke’s marginal gains were the key to their success, as David Wagner’s diamond formation troubled Julian Nagelsmann’s men, albeit not without weaknesses of their own. Leipzig’s performance was creditable once again, both in their starting plan and in their adaptations, but they ultimately let the game slip away from their grasp.  Tactical analysis and match […]

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Structural incompetence in defense and divine striking of the football defined Schalke 04’s fixture against reigning champions Bayern Munich. David Wagner’s second game in charge suggested he has no chance against top teams, whilst Niko Kovač’s tactical tweak in shape allowed Bayern to look dangerous and flexible once again. Tactical analysis and match report by […]

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Tactical analysis Borussia Monchengladbach Schalke 04 Bundesliga

Adopting new systems and styles can result in your team underperforming, whilst getting used to it. Both Borussia Mönchengladbach and Schalke ‘04 showed glimpses of quality, but the score remained goalless thanks to Gladbach’s high counterpressing and Schalke’s positional play out of possession. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. The opening weekend of […]

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