The Perfect Defensive System # 1

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Fulham 1-5 Arsenal : Tactical Analysis

Match summary: Possession vs. Counterattack -- Arsenal obtained their first, truly resounding victory of the season through nullifying the threat of Fulham's attacking midfielders, before...

Chelsea 3:2 Arsenal- Tactical Analysis

Match summary: An incredibly open match – Chelsea’s long passes exposed the space behind Arsenal’s backline, but Arsenal managed a comeback from 2-0 down through...

Why Arsenal will start fast, but ultimately struggle this season

This summer has been a period of change at the Emirates, with Arsene Wenger leaving the managerial role and Unai Emery, the former Valencia,...

Pushed Wide: How Can Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan Fit in a Top-Heavy Arsenal?

So, it’s finally happened. As the Premier League January transfer window slams shut, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang steps into the Arsenal squad. By now, the Gooners...

The different interpretations of the 3 at the back formation by Conte, Wenger, Pochettino & Guardiola

Antonio Conte came to the Premier League in rather quiet fashion. The arrivals of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were the talk of the...

The back 3 formation is no longer the solution for Arsene Wenger’s troubles

The switch to the back three at the end of last season seemed to have finally solved Arsenal's defensive worries as they won 7...

Jurgen Klopp flips the midfield trivote to counter Wenger’s direct approach

The Alexis Sanchez story dominated all the headlines over the weekend, overshadowing an excellent Liverpool performance which surprisingly involved a very strong defensive performance....

Why Arsenal can’t compete in big games tactically

It’s February, and following their 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich Arsenal look set to exit the Champions League in the Round of 16, and...

American Bob Bradley’s Swansea City Falls 3-2 to Arsenal

American soccer fans enjoyed a historic day on last Sunday as Bob Bradley became the first American soccer coach to manage a team in...

20 years of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Twenty years as the manager of any club at any level is a milestone which deserves respect but to achieve that in the top...

Is the 4-2-3-1 formation not suited for the Premier League?

While all the talk this weekend has been about Manchester United's third successive loss, Mourinho's previous club, Chelsea put in a listless performance of...

Arsenal and Transfer Black Magic

There’s been a bit of transfer movement/speculation on the Arsenal front (which I believe I called to some degree in my last article, no...

Granit Xhaka – A rock that Arsenal can rely on

The Granit Xhaka deal, the three day snapchat stake out, is done! I know this is a little belated, but how great is it...

Manchester United- Are they the new Arsenal?

Business magazine Forbes released this year's list of the richest football clubs in the world with Manchester United sitting comfortably in third place. United...

Tactics Sketches- Liverpool, Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & more

  Sketch Pad: 037. Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United (EPL)   Wahbi Khazri (3rd min) and Lamine Koné (82nd min) score to beat Manchester United 2-1 and give...

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New signing, Antoine Griezmann lit up the Camp Nou with his 2 goals last weekend against Real Betis and grabbed all the headlines. But...

Goal Analysis: Manchester United 1: 2 Crystal Palace- van Aanholt (90’+3 minutes)

Manchester United suffered a home defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday after conceding a late Patrick van Aanholt goal. United...

Man United’s predicted lineup against Crystal Palace- Ole to choose to pass over pace

Manchester United face Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday in the English Premier League. United can't afford to drop more points so early...