The Perfect Defensive System #5- Gegenpressing

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Man United’s depleted 4-3-3 formation against Liverpool- No Pogba, Martial & Jones

There has been some bad news for Man United fans ahead of their fixture against Liverpool as Paul Pogba had to stop training because...

Jose Mourinho’s thrilling 4-3-3 formation: How Sanchez might fit in at Man United

Manchester United are now reportedly the front runners to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal this month. Although signing Sanchez would not change the fact...

The Long Read: The Rise and the Decline of Jose Mourinho

Abstract: Jose Mourinho needs to be bold and embrace the audacity of pragmatic football instead of its weaknesses or else the future will belong...

Jose Mourinho’s tactical options without Paul Pogba against Manchester City

Manchester United welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford this Sunday in the Premier League in the biggest game so far this season. City are...

Filling the Gaps: The Importance of Defensive Midfielders

Defending, or a complete lack of, has been addressed seemingly non-stop for the last couple of weeks. But yet again we have had a...

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Manchester United and Stoke City played out an exciting 2-2 draw last Saturday in the Premier League. Stoke's new signing, Choupo-Moting, whose name roughly...

Stoke City vs Manchester United-Tactical Preview

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Is Nemanja Matic Manchester United’s most important player?

Nemanja Matic has had an impressive start to his Manchester United career. He has started alongside Paul Pogba in a 4-2-3-1 formation which has...

How could Nemanja Matic fit in? Manchester United’s new look 4-3-3 formation in 2017/18

Manchester United have confirmed that their third signing in this summer transfer window is Nemanja Matic from Chelsea in a £40million transfer. Mourinho by signing...

Manchester United’s new look 3-5-2 formation in 2017/18: Lukaku & Rashford upfront

Jose Mourinho opted for the 3-5-2 formation in Manchester United's first pre-season friendly against Los Angeles Galaxy. He changed the whole team for the...

Is Jose Mourinho planning to switch back to the 4-3-3 formation?

Jose Mourinho's first stint at Chelsea proved to be an era defining tenure. The 4-3-3 formation, Jose employed at Chelsea completely changed the face...

Scout Report: Victor Lindelof

Considering the recent official announcement of an agreement between Manchester United and SL Benfica for the transfer of Victor Lindelof, I thought it would...

Why are Manchester United struggling to score?

One of the most interesting dynamics in football is how the tactical landscape changes frequently.Sir Alex Ferguson was known for the 4-4-2 formation in...

A look at Manchester United’s 3 at the back formation

When Jose Mourinho sent his team out against FC Rostov in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League, it was quite surprising to...

Frank Lampard & Jamie Carragher discuss Paul Pogba’s best position

Jose Mourinho started out this season with a 4-2-3-1 formation but after the humiliation against Manchester City switched to the 4-3-3. For sometime, the...

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