Barcelona’s build-up vs Espanyol
Players that truly know how to play football know how to correctly interpret whether they are in a positional superiority even if they are in a numerical inferiority. In the same way as to whether they are in a positional inferiority they perceive whether they are in a numerical superiority..
Monaco’s Counter-attacking strategy
It might happen that coaches want to control the game at the point that it’s not straightforward anymore. Above all and in my view, the game of football is a “living organism” that some coaches do not let happen naturally, like what happens in street football, where in any space creativity is found and made to be found..
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..
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..
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.
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.
psg and man united formula to control the opponent and avoid counter-attack
The offensive set-up of any team shall depend on the technical quality of its executors…
Ancelotti’s Bayern uses PEP Guardiola strategy vs Bremen: “Salida de balón”
Carlo Ancelotti appeared at the presentation press conference before the reporters and his new fans, stating: “I will not drastically…
Reinventing teams’ tactics: 3 top managers in the EPL
All the high-performing football teams in the world reinvent their self when new players join them. Clubs necessarily experience transformations so that this results in a sustained performance – if possible with quality play.
Tactical analysis of the Champions League final
Football is the most seen sport worldwide and it doesn’t share out its glory. Real Madrid won! The 11 times Champions of Europe, 5 times of which were in the last 20 years…remarkable. What were the most significant tactical aspects in this Spanish final of the Champions League?
How to create space into the opposite half of the pitch
A vital behaviour in players that occupy areas between backlines and that appear in spaces on the wings is without doubt, playing with the “blind” side of players that come out to apply pressure on the player in possession of the ball. Besiktas managed to apply this principle at some points during the game.
Match analysis: Atlético Madrid vs Bayern Munich 1-0
Due to various reasons there are teams that rebuild their squads. In some cases they decide to change or rebuild because the performance that they have obtained has been below the created expectations.
The principles of positional play in Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich
The words “Set, unmark and pass” are certainly intrinsically in the mind of any player of Pep Guardiola’s Bayern. The driving/progression/retention of the ball attracts the attention and the presence of opposing players whilst generating spaces that facilitate the movement of the backline offensively.
Match analysis: Paris SG vs Manchester City
PSG and Man City are two teams that want to be European champions due to all of the investment they have made in recent years. Players with tremendous potential and different playing philosophies. Both committed errors but they were capable of being resilient.
Manchester City vs Manchester United – Rashford opens the race for the top four
Since Guardiola was announced, of 11 matches Manchester City has won only 3.
This Premier League derby did not have a clear leader in terms of quantity/quality. The similar average position of both blocks of the teams only changed a little when in the 2nd half Manchester United defended the result on their own half.
Bayern Munich vs Juventus ball possession as a culture win as a state of mind
As a fan you might potentially think that Bayern Munich vs Juventus was a game where the result couldn’t have been predicted. But as a coach one would have, because using different styles and different way of thinking always give the chance to go beyond.
Arsenal vs Barcelona: Different game strategies to prepare the 2nd leg battle
The 1st leg of this game had a different approach in terms of strategy on both sides.
The quantitative data available on the match report from Wyscout says that in the 1st half of the game Arsenal held its average position (block) at 46.22 m and in the 2nd half at 51.45 m