Posts Tagged ‘ 3-5-2 v 4-4-2 ’

Italy 1-1 Croatia: Pirlo dictates first half, Croatia dominate the second after half-time switch

June 15, 2012
Italy 1-1 Croatia: Pirlo dictates first half, Croatia dominate the second after half-time switch

Croatia initially had problems with Italy’s 3-5-2, but a clever half-time switch by Slaven Bilic got them back into the game. Cesare Prandelli kept the same formation and starting XI, so Mario Balotelli remained upfront despite Antonio Di Natale’s impact as a substitute in the 1-1 draw against Spain. Bilic rewarded the eleven players that played...
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Uruguay 2-0 Peru: Tabarez changes formation again to take Uruguay to the final

July 20, 2011
Uruguay 2-0 Peru: Tabarez changes formation again to take Uruguay to the final

Luis Suarez scored two second half goals in a confident Uruguayan performance.
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