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Leverkusen 1-1 Bayern: similar formations, different styles, and an even game

November 23, 2010
Leverkusen 1-1 Bayern: similar formations, different styles, and an even game

A decent game where neither side truly hit top form.
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Leverkusen 0-1: Mainz: Mainz go clear at the top thanks to Tuchel’s substitutions

October 27, 2010
Leverkusen 0-1: Mainz: Mainz go clear at the top thanks to Tuchel’s substitutions

Another impressive tactical decision from Thomas Tuchel, and another victory for Mainz.
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How Mainz stopped Bayern – in ten steps

September 30, 2010
How Mainz stopped Bayern – in ten steps

Mainz are THE story of the European season so far – top of the Bundesliga with six wins from six.
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Werder Bremen 3-2: Hamburg: Wesley-inspired Bremen make Hamburg pay for wasted chances

September 27, 2010
Werder Bremen 3-2: Hamburg: Wesley-inspired Bremen make Hamburg pay for wasted chances

A thoroughly entertaining battle ended with a win for the home side thanks to a late Hugo Almeida goal.
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Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

August 24, 2010
Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

An interesting game here, because a 4-4-2 defeated a 4-2-3-1 – intriguing, in the light of Sampdoria, Tottenham and Liverpool’s recent problems with 4-4-2.
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