Tag: Thomas Tuchel

Tactical analysis Stade Rennais Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 Coupe de France

PSG’s 3-4-2-1 formation was super dominant in the opening half hour of the Coupe de France final, constantly finding openings against Rennes’ 4-4-2 shape. It led to two goals, after which it looked extremely unlikely this game would be decided by a penalty shootout. The fact Rennes fought themselves back into the affair was both […]

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Tactical analysis Paris Saint-Germain Olympique Marseille 3-1 Ligue 1

In a surprisingly cagey Le Classique, Paris Saint-Germain triumphed thanks to a brilliant performance from Ángel Di María. The Argentinian had an opener chalked off after consultation of the Video Assistant Referee, before assisting the first goal, scoring the other two and enforcing Steve Mandanda’s sending off. Olympique Marseille manager Rudy Garcia got his tactics […]

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Tactical analysis Manchester United - PSG Champions League 0-2

In the highly anticipated return of Champions League football, both teams initially struggled to establish a rhythm. Paris Saint-Germain had some problems playing from the back, and United showed potential defensive issues. In the second half, PSG came out as the dominant team, helped by United’s injuries forcing them to make two half-time changes. Thomas […]

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Tactical analysis PSG - Rennes Ligue 1

Rennes showed some promising signs in their possession play and pressing as they imposed themselves on Paris Saint-Germain. However, Rennes failed to take advantage of their impressive start and could not capitalise on a few promising opportunities. Tuchel’s half-time tweaks and PSG’s brilliant attacking players ensured they overcame their slow start to extend their unbeaten […]

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Tactical analysis Napoli - PSG 1-1 Champions League

The group to watch in this season’s Champions League edition is definitely group C. Liverpool’s shock defeat away against Crvena Zvezda – two hours before PSG and Napoli kicked off – only made things more interesting, as Liverpool were held on their point tally of six. Going into this match, Napoli had collected five points […]

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