The Diminishing role of the Stopper Center Back in the Premier League

Defending and its place in the modern game has spawned a quagmire of critical debate. Back in 2014, when Gary Neville’s article in the...
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Football Tactics for Beginners- Juego de Posición

The main principle behind "Juego de Posición" is to always look for superiority on the football pitch. This superiority can be achieved by being...

Guardiola’s tactical journey from Barca to Bayern and why he is destined to fail at Manchester City

There was a moment after Bayern Munich’s 1-1 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga at the Allianz Arena, when Pep Guardiola trudged off...

Tactical Analysis: Atletico Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid, thanks to a wonderful solo goal by Saul, take a slender but vital 1-0 lead against Bayern Munich into the second leg...

Bayern Munich’s switch of play against Benfica

Bayern Munich came away with a 1-0 win against Benfica in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinal. Bayern's struggles away from home...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Pressing and Counter-Pressing

Introduction: The idea of pressing is to put pressure on the ball with the intention of winning it back off of the opposition. By forcing...

Football Tactics for Beginners:The High Defensive Line

Introduction: The high defensive line is a high risk style of play that see’s a team push up in order to shut down the amount...

Tactical analysis of Pep’s Barcelona in comparison with Van Gaal’s United

Thierry Henry on Monday Night Football explained how Pep Guardiola's Barcelona went about scoring goals. Pep's side also had a rigid structure where players...

Pep Guardiola – Third time’s the charm

Stepping into his third season in charge of FC Barcelona, the wundercoach Guardiola was seemingly faced with a huge task of rebuilding the squad...

Football Tactics for Beginners:The False 9

What is The False 9? Pep Guardiola's tenure as Barcelona's head coach has changed the way modern football is being played in many ways. But...

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