Three main problems for Inter in 2-1 home loss to Juventus

October 30, 2011
Three main problems for Inter in 2-1 home loss to Juventus

This was another amazingly open match – all the goals came in the first half. Juventus move top of the table. Read more »

Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

October 29, 2011
Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

Chelsea had a clear weakness coming into the game – their defence plays high up the pitch and are prone to pace in behind – and Arsenal exploited it to great effect. Read more »

Napoli 2-0 Udinese: 3-4-3 against 3-5-1-1, and Mazzarri beats Guidolin

October 26, 2011
Napoli 2-0 Udinese: 3-4-3 against 3-5-1-1, and Mazzarri beats Guidolin

An interesting first half, and ultimately a convincing win for Walter Mazzarri’s side. Read more »

The effects of Chelsea’s pressing game in 2011/12

October 26, 2011
The effects of Chelsea’s pressing game in 2011/12

Amongst all the nonsense about Andre Villas-Boas being the new Jose Mourinho, the irony is that he’s done more to move Chelsea away from Mourinho’s overall playing style than Avram Grant, Felipe Scolari, Guus Hiddink and Carlo Ancelotti. In particular, the way they play without the ball. Read more »

Man United 1-6 Man City: City turn a dominant performance into a historic thrashing

October 23, 2011
Man United 1-6 Man City: City turn a dominant performance into a historic thrashing

City crafted a clever first half advantage over United, then were rampant after half time. Read more »