The former Red Bull Salzburg star’s runs in behind the Blue Lions’ defence were particularly dangerous on the night, however. The intelligence attached to his forward bursts gave him a brilliant platform to really unsettle and place confusion into the minds of his markers throughout. Moreover, his teammates complimentary movements only amplified his worth in this regard.
The strong, athletic centre forward’s goal on eight minutes was a fine testament to the aforementioned aspects, which will be explained using the Wyscout Playlist and Draw App.
Following Wen Jiabao’s venture infield, he and Alan put themselves into an advantageous 2v2 situation as they embarked on their runs. As the ball is about to be launched forward into their path, the Evergrande attackers are in an excellent position to make something happen, for the defenders have little room for error with there being no additional cover present if one of them makes a mistake.