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Alessandro Rossi - motion without the ball

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Radja Nainggolan: The new key factor in Roma's play

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Trigueros’ role in Villarreal offensive action against Seville

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Three offensive strategies to face opponent's high press

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Impact of the three-man defence on European elite teams

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Bournemouth vs Sunderland: An Unexpected Win

It finally happened. After eleven games and what felt like an eternity of pain and frustration, Sunderland won a game of football.

A data analysis of Ibrahimovic play at Manchester United

In the troubles that seem to have afflicted Manchester United in Premier League, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's slump is worrying

Are Leicester Turning The Corner?

Leicester City picked up their first away point of the season last weekend and they did it by…

AMINE HARIT YOUNG, GIFTED AND FRENCH

At nineteen years of age, Amine Harit's playing style does not hinge on dribbling, although ...

How Benitez is fixing Newcastle

Football is a chaotic game that, in spite of efforts from the richest clubs and certain cowed governing bodies to ensure otherwise ...

STUDYING THE GAME AS AN INTERACTION

How can you identify what is effectively happening in the game?

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.

How to use the screen passing to score

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

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'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

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?

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: 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

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.

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