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We break down the False 9 role and explain how to properly operate in the team's benefit while leading the front of attack.
This Tactical Note is an attempt to determine what it takes for a midfielder to orchestrate his team's display when retaining possession. We will call a player successfully able to do so a Maestro. What's a midfield "Maestro"? Dumb to ask but still needs to get a proper definition. A midfield maestro organizes the team … Continue reading The Midfield Maestro Receipe
Der Klassiker, FC Bayern versus Borussia Dortmund. Der Klassiker, Germany's hottest game of the season. The one every football fan all over the world ping on their calendar as soon as soon as the fixture's date is published. We are talking here about a pure sporting rivalry. No politics as in Real Madrid … Continue reading Der Klassiker: When North Rhine and Bavaria clash
“Premier League is the best league in the world ““Premier League is where the strongest teams compete”“Premier League offers the most entertaining football”“La Liga is a two-horse race”“La Liga is nothing interesting when you cut FC Barcelona and Real Madrid off” You must have heard one these quotes when starting to watch football and you … Continue reading La Liga is superior to EPL and I can mathematically prove it.
Van Dijk doesn't tackle, he just runs away." Not completely wrong but still pretty much wrong enough. A common mistake among football fans is considering dropping back as a shameful way to defend. FLASH NEWS: It's not. Note:This article will not be arguing that dropping back is the best defensive behavior. Hang tight we're starting. … Continue reading Defending: Covering space VS Man-marking
While Premier League and Serie A are yet to return, June 11th is a date that one should mark in their calendar. La Liga will return, and the 20 teams will have to deal with their unfinished business. The tittle race, the fight for European spots, the fight for staying in the top-flight are all … Continue reading La Liga returns. What should we expect ?
Occupying the wide defensive positions of a back four is the initial job of a fullback. Recent development in the football tactics has given the known as "2" and "3" a more offensive duty. They moved from stopping the opposite wingers to not only doing that but also having the job of starting the attack … Continue reading The Inverted Wingback Role
Nationality: Italian Position: Central Midfielder Date of birth: Ferbruary 7th, 1997. Clubs: Cagliari Inter Milan * Barella's transfer to Inter was a record for the club. A record previously held by Christian Vieri and broken a few weeks later with Romelu Lukaku's … Continue reading Italy’s bright future
Nationality: Serbian Position: Striker Date of birth: Dec 23, 1997 Clubs: Red Star Belgrade, Serbia Apollon Limassol, Cyprus * SL Benfice, Portugal Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany Real Madrid, Spain * Jovic was an Apollon Limassol player for only 6 days, after buying him … Continue reading The Serbian Hitman