Posts Tagged ‘ 4-2-3-1 v 4-2-3-1 ’

Dortmund 2-0 Bremen: routine win for leaders

December 13, 2010
Dortmund 2-0 Bremen: routine win for leaders

Dortmund weren’t at their best, but were still relatively comfortable.
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Braga 2-0 Arsenal: Braga press, then win it late

November 24, 2010
Braga 2-0 Arsenal: Braga press, then win it late

A classic Arsenal defeat – dominance of possession followed by slack defending.
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The final analysis, part one: the basic shapes, and pressing

July 13, 2010
The final analysis, part one: the basic shapes, and pressing

Here is Holland’s basic shape when they have the ball with their goalkeeper, Maarten Stekelenburg. This shows their defence (red), their holding midfielders (yellow), the attacking band of three (green) and the striker (blue).
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Posted in World Cup 2010 | 101 Comments »

Spain 1-0 Holland: Iniesta settles a tight game

July 12, 2010
Spain 1-0 Holland: Iniesta settles a tight game

Spain are the World Champions. They were the better side and played a more positive, cohesive brand of football throughout.
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Posted in World Cup 2010 | 346 Comments »