Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool | Tactical Analysis

In one of the most awaited games in the Premier League for all the armchair tacticians, Manchester City faced off against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool at the Etihad.  A win for Liverpool would’ve marked their dominance against City as it would have been the 4th consecutive victory in the league for them. On a personal note, a win […]

Sane,Sterling & Pep: Manchester City’s future looks bright

We have started to witness some great displays from youngsters in the Guardiola Era at Manchester City of late and from those performances we can see why Sterling and Sane are touted to be the future of the Eastlands club. Having failed to defend the title in Manuel Pellegrini’s second season after winning it in […]

FC Barcelona 6-1 PSG : Analysing the final 10 minutes

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It ended 4-0 at the Parc des Princes last month and almost ninety-nine percent of the football world believed that PSG had sent one of the title favorites out of the 2016/17 Champions League. PSG finally after spending millions of Euros on transfers seemed to have joined the European elite after a stunning home performance against the […]

The rejuvenation of Yaya Toure

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Having frozen out by Pep Guardiola over a serious row between the manager and Toure’s agent, Yaya has seen City career take a complete u-turn. When he was left out of the champions league squad for group stages on September 1st, everyone predicted his end at the club. But the man himself apologized in the […]

AS Monaco: Europe’s most prolific attack

AS Monaco have been thrilling the football world with their attacking displays. Their transformation under Leonardo Jardim has been truly remarkable. Having scored a whopping 80 goals in the first 29 games so far, Monaco are ripping apart defences and they are doing in it a defensive-minded league. They have scored 22 goals more than […]

OGC Nice – An emerging superpower

After finishing 17 games in the current Ligue 1 campaign, OGC Nice sits first in the table with 40 points – 1 ahead of Monaco and 4 ahead of the defending champions PSG. It has been more than fifty years since the side were crowned champions. With nearly half of the season been played already, OGC Nice has […]

Football Tactics For Beginners- The False 10

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In recent times the traditional No 10 position has been losing its importance with managers opting for either multi-functional players playing in that role or defensive players being used to mark the opposition’s deep lying playmaker. One recent example is Van Gaal’s use of Marouane Fellaini as the number 10(Read Forward destroyer) rather than a player […]