Tag: Villarreal

As the scoreline shows, Quique Setién’s men made relatively light work of Javi Calleja’s Villarreal. Impressive fluidity and synchronization between teammates was at the core of Barcelona’s successes going forward, despite some nervy moments still creeping in down their own end. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly.  Having won five of their previous […]

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Tactical analysis Villarreal Sevilla 2-2 LaLiga

Both sides dominated one half in a blockbuster fixture that highlighted the attacking prowess of these two clubs. The first stanza belonged to the home team, who registered two goals, while three on-point half-time changes contributed to Sevilla’s second half demonstration of ball-possession and pressing acumen – making a draw a fitting result overall.  Tactical […]

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In the first half, Villarreal’s attacking flair produced shot after shot against a patient Atlético, who produced fewer but higher quality chances. In the second half, both teams continued to trade punches, with João Félix leading the Atlético offense while Samu Chukwueze and Zambo Anguissa lead Villarreal’s attempts. Tactical analysis and match report by José […]

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After a close, uneventful first half, Villarreal shifted from a 4-2-3-1 to a 4-4-2 scheme and dominated an Atlético who still struggled to find good offensive mechanisms. The saves of Jan Oblak were vital to prevent a Villarreal victory. Villarreal came into this match as the biggest expected goal underperformers in LaLiga, with only 6 […]

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