Posts Tagged ‘ 3-3-1-3 ’

Bayern 5-1 Dortmund: formation switches, width and long balls expose Dortmund

October 6, 2015
Bayern 5-1 Dortmund: formation switches, width and long balls expose Dortmund

Bayern Munich maintained their 100% record in the Bundesliga by thrashing second-placed Borussia Dortmund. Pep Guardiola brought Jerome Boateng and Mario Gotze back into his side, although surprisingly Arturo Vidal remained on the bench. This seemed set to be a straightforward 4-2-3-1 system, although Guardiola had other ideas up his sleeve. Thomas Tuchel, facing Bayern for...
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Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea: Chelsea do an Inter 2010

April 25, 2012
Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea: Chelsea do an Inter 2010

Chelsea produced an astonishing defensive display – and still created chances, a nice bonus – to progress to the Champions League final.
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Milan 2-3 Barcelona: Xavi gets the winner

November 24, 2011
Milan 2-3 Barcelona: Xavi gets the winner

An interesting battle between formations and an excellent match ended with a narrow Barcelona win.
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Bielsa set to thrive in Bilbao

August 8, 2011
Bielsa set to thrive in Bilbao

It has been 13 years since Marcelo Bielsa has managed a club side.
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Honduras 0-1 Chile: Bielsa’s men live up to the billing

June 16, 2010
Honduras 0-1 Chile: Bielsa’s men live up to the billing

It’s been a World Cup dominated by defensive football so far, so Chile’s all-out attacking strategy was a welcome change. They deserved the win, but should have scored far more goals.
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Posted in World Cup 2010 | 38 Comments »