While media kept doubting Christian Eriksen, Conte spent his quarantine time "tailoring" his tactics for the Danish. Here is how Conte made Inter ready for Eriksen.
Creating tactics can be very challenging. Picking the right formation is often the hardest part. How do managers chose their formations exactly?
Facing a strong defender or defensive midfielder is hard but still doable. However, facing a compact defensive block is the hardest part. What are defensive blocks? How does it work?
Getafe, Madrid's silent heroes. Guided by Jose Bordalas, here is how he managed to break through and achieve great results.
The Premier League is back. Here is what you should expect.
Rumours about the introduction of a European Superleague keep on emerging. Here is our proposal to make it more interesting.
Football all over the world is focused on Europe and South America. People tend to forget about how great African football is, here is a reminder for them!
Tiki-Taka was introduced to the world of football by Johan Cruyff during the last 80s of the 20th century. Pep Guardiola was named head coach of FC Barcelona back in 2008. He moved from being a doubted choice to a legendary football coach. A man that revolutionized the game and improved Tiki-Taka, making it almost … Continue reading Is Tiki-Taka dead?
The away goals rule is killing the excitement in football.
A team that plays at home is always the favourite no matter who they're playing against. What makes playing away from home so difficult?
Penalty kicks have always been crucial in football. What does it take to score/save a penalty?
Johan Cruyff, a symbol of European football, lived his glory days as a coach playing in a 3-4-3. At a time where most football teams would play using a 4-4-2 formation, Johan Cruyff stepped in and introduced to Spain and the world of football a new way of playing the game. Cruyff was basically making … Continue reading Cruyff’s 3-4-3 diamond
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