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francia

The 4 Key Technical aspects of France strategy heading to the 2018 World Cup

Three months have passed since their defeat in the Euro2016 finals and France has hit the ground running toward the World Cup.
chievo

How to use the screen passing to score

At the second stop of the season, the only true surprise in the rankings is Chievo.
chelseaconte

Conte’s Chelsea tactics: 3-4-3 new formation and team defence

After an excellent start, Antonio Conte's new Chelsea approached the second Premier League stop with 13 points in...
swansea

Swansea's Pressing vs Man City Nearly Paid Off

Poor Francesco Guidolin. The Italian manager saved Swansea from relegation last season (with a bit of help from Alan Curtish while he was fighting off serious illness) but he's in a lot of trouble now.
How to gain control in the box area

How to gain control in the box area

After the defeat to Manchester City in the Theatre of Dreams, my attention quickly focused on how José Mourinho would turn around the least positive cycle...
Everton What has changed under Koeman

Everton: What has changed under Koeman?

By the end of his tenure, Everton were playing such miserable football that sacking Roberto Martinez became the merciful, as well as the necessary, thing to do.
yeferson soteldo zamora

Yeferson Soteldo: great dribbling skills, balance and control

Yeferson Soteldo, right or left wing for Zamora, born in 1997, already with playing time on the Venezuelan national team in the match...
How Higuain skills integrate into Juventus the goal vs Sassuolo

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.
hull city

How is Mike Phelan saving Hull City: tactics and key players

Hull City started the season with 12 fully fit senior players, a caretaker manager, absolutely no votes of confidence from the media, and yet with two wins...
daniele berardi

Domenico Berardi, technique of a great forward

When the leagues resume, Domenico Berardi will not be on the pitch due to injury. Before the break, however, he managed to get to...
PSG and Man City's Formula for defending the counter-attack

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...
burke

Oliver Burke at RB Leipzig: strength, speed and individual technique

19 year-old Oliver Burke, sold by Nottingham Forest to RB Leipzig for €15.2 million this summer, became the most expensive Scottish player in history.
What should Arsenal expect from new-look Southampton

What should Arsenal expect from new-look Southampton

After what was, for the most part, yet another anxious transfer window, Arsenal's supporters now find themselves in a curious position.
Juventus new tactical setup and key players after the transfer window

Juventus new tactical setup and key players after the transfer window

Juventus was one of the most active clubs during the summer transfer market...

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