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Alessandro Rossi - motion without the ball

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Radja Nainggolan: The new key factor in Roma's play

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Trigueros’ role in Villarreal offensive action against Seville

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Three offensive strategies to face opponent's high press

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Impact of the three-man defence on European elite teams

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Alessandro Rossi - motion without the ball

Alessandro Rossi promises to continue the long tradition of Italian centre forwards who combine effort and substance. He hasn't scored since 21 January, exactly one month ago, and yet he is still the top goalscorer in the Italian U19 Group A, and he has maintained an average of 1 goal..

Radja Nainggolan: The new key factor in Roma's play

Antonio Conte wanted him at Chelsea, but Radja Nainggolan stayed with Roma to establish himself as one of the most interesting midfielders on the international scene. And not only. In the new 3-4-2-1 formation enacted by Luciano Spalletti, he is managing to emerge as a true..

Trigueros’ role in Villarreal offensive action against Seville

In the match between Seville and Villarreal, with the home team dominating the ball, Villarreal had in Manu Trigueros the player with the difficult job of maintain possession after recovering the ball..

Three offensive strategies to face opponent's high press

Only some teams manage to create a sufficient temporary spatial advantage for coming out to play, with quality, in the 1st building-up phase..

Impact of the three-man defence on European elite teams

For years, use of a three-man defence has been limited to just a few isolated cases and primarily connected to opposing views. Strictly defensive football like that..
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Senegal’s Mané and Keita special offensive transition

In a competition like the African Cup of Nations (CAF), where the balance is traditionally shifted by the expectation of technical or athletic ..

Inter’s Roberto Gagliardini: dynamisms and tactical eclecticism

On Wednesday evening, Inter finalized an important reinforcement for its midfield with the acquisition of Roberto Gagliardini from Atalanta. The 'nerazzurri' invested two million Euro for the six-month loan of the player, adding another 20 for the buyback obligation..

Bundesliga's shoot and goal accuracy in numbers

At the end of the first half of the season, the Bundesliga is now taking its winter break. We are now exactly at the half-way point, the right time to analyse the performance of the predominant strikers in the German league after 16 matches.

Mourinho's tactical flexibility as key factor for Man United race

Understanding the culture, context, club, coach and player is shown to be fundamental today when beginning any training process and simultaneously any analysis of the game..

Diego Costa Statistics: tactical eclecticism and shot accuracy

One of the secrets of Antonio Conte's Chelsea that took the lead in Premier League with a series of incredible, conclusive wins, is the polish that Diego Costa rediscovered ...

Viktor Tsygankov: a young talent

The wings of the old days are no more, the ones that dribbled and always created numerical superiority...

MLS Cup Final Recap: Technique and tactics behind the game

Technique, as the ninth commandment of Cruyff says, is the base. It is a simple concept in appearance only ...

Goalkeeper training tips: BUILD-UP AND ATTACKING WITH A FOCUS ON WIDTH

Goalkeepers needs to have a clear vision of the players at their disposal to create building-up play situations. It is paramount to take note of the characteristics inherent to the players that shall translate the keeper idea for starting the building-up play supported from behind onto the pitch.

Everton vs Swansea 1-1: analysis of Ronald Koeman’s team

It all looked so rosy at Goodison Park back in mid-September.

How to study the offensive game in football: a case study of EPL teams

Any team in the World that has possession of the ball is going to try to create the best situations to be able to have success.

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