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. We can already have many pre-defined ideas regarding that which we have acquired over time, but adapting all of this to the enfolding reality becomes fundamental.
If there is a team where consolidated progress is seen then it is in José Mourinho’s Manchester United. He has known how to make changes at the right times and in the positions that needed interactive adjustment.
In the last game vs Reading, at the start of the offensive process it was possible to see that the progression with the ball (attacking the space) was prioritised, as a way of unbalancing the defensive alignment of the opponent by attracting opposing players to the player progressing with the ball.