Match Reviews

Garrido uses Bruno Soriano at the back to help guide Villarreal through

August 24, 2011
Garrido uses Bruno Soriano at the back to help guide Villarreal through

Villarreal qualified for the Champions League last night with a 3-0 victory over Odense, sending them through 3-1 on aggregate.
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Mourinho tries to counter Messi’s false nine role by pushing Carvalho up the pitch

August 18, 2011
Mourinho tries to counter Messi’s false nine role by pushing Carvalho up the pitch

One of the notable features from the second leg of the Spanish Supercopa was the positioning of Ricardo Carvalho, and his response to Lionel Messi’s movement into deep, slightly right-sided positions.
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Ferguson’s flexible front four hints at a return to the fluidity of 2008

August 7, 2011
Ferguson’s flexible front four hints at a return to the fluidity of 2008

Community Shield matches can often be rather mundane – this year’s was a cracker, with Manchester United coming back from 2-0 down at half time to defeat Manchester City 3-2.
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