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Barcelona v Real Madrid: El Clasico tactical preview

April 21, 2012
Barcelona v Real Madrid: El Clasico tactical preview

Neither side would have wanted this game to be sandwiched between two European Cup semi-finals – especially since both find themselves one goal down in their respective ties. Usually these sides have had a full week to prepare for the Clasico, or at least the opportunity to rest players ahead of it. This time, the...
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Chelsea’s change in defensive system under Roberto Di Matteo

April 16, 2012
Chelsea’s change in defensive system under Roberto Di Matteo

The major change at Chelsea under Roberto Di Matteo has been the difference in the wide positions, stemming from a combination of the change of style, and the change of formation.
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Positioning and movement of Aimar, Mata and Gaitan in Chelsea 2-1 Benfica

April 5, 2012
Positioning and movement of Aimar, Mata and Gaitan in Chelsea 2-1 Benfica

Chelsea have progressed into the Champions League semi-finals after a 2-1 victory over Benfica, winning 3-1 on aggregate.
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Five areas of interest in Everton 1-0 Tottenham

March 12, 2012
Five areas of interest in Everton 1-0 Tottenham

This was another interesting clash between David Moyes and Harry Redknapp. Their tactical battle at White Hart Lane last season was fascinating, and this game followed a similar pattern of Moyes responding to Redknapp’s decisions.
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