True and ‘False’ Nines in football
The role of “False Nine” has a place of honor in the recent history of football and tactics and is inextricably linked in our imagination to the figure of Leo Messi. Actually, there have been other footballers with their own version of the False Nine,…
How Higuain skills integrate into Juventus: the goal vs Sassuolo
Gonzalo Higuain is integrating into Massimiliano Allegri’s system and Juventus is learning to take advantage of his intuition and his magnificent goal scoring skills.
Jorginho’s role in Sarri’s tactical scheme
If a team bases its game play on precise mechanisms practised during training, and if the opposing teams come onto the pitch with the specific intent of blocking those mechanisms, a coach finds himself in a crucial dilemma: either find a solution or be forced to distort your game play.