Tactical analysis Tottenham Hotspur Arsenal 2-1 Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur – Arsenal: Passive Spurs Prevail Over Arsenal’s Tame Offense (2-1)

Arsenal once again used a 3-4-3 system and were able to control possession of the ball and pose certain problems for Spurs in the buildup phase. However, when it came to chance creation, Spurs had the slight edge as they capitalized on Arsenal’s mistakes. After Son Heung-min had cancelled out Alexandre Lacazette’s first half effort, Toby Alderweireld won the game for Spurs with a late header. 
Tactical analysis and match report by Josh Manley.

Tottenham Hotspur’s poor post-lockdown form continued this week as they were held to a goalless draw at Bournemouth. This was the third time in five games they had failed to win, after defeat at Sheffield United and a draw at home to Manchester United

Arsenal meanwhile started post-lockdown football with defeats against Manchester City and Brighton. However, they recovered with victories over Southampton, Norwich and Wolves in the league, as well as beating

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Josh Manley (21) is a student and aspiring coach. Heavily interested in tactics and strategy in football. Watching teams from all top European leagues, but especially Manchester United and Barcelona. [ View all posts ]


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