Posts Tagged ‘ 4-2-3-1 ’

Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

November 18, 2011
Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

Germany played two games this week – 3-3 draw away in Ukraine, followed by a convincing 3-0 win over Holland.
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Brazil 2-2 Paraguay: Brazil snatch the draw

July 10, 2011
Brazil 2-2 Paraguay: Brazil snatch the draw

Mano Menezes ditched the “European” 4-2-3-1, went for a Dunga-style compromise system, then ended up with 4-2-2-2…
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Roma 2-0 Lazio: Totti the hero but Pizarro the architect

March 13, 2011
Roma 2-0 Lazio: Totti the hero but Pizarro the architect

Francesco Totti scored a free-kick and a penalty to record Roma’s fifth successive Rome Derby victory.
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Five conclusions about…Germany

February 10, 2011
Five conclusions about…Germany

Few lessons Many hoped that this game would see (yet another) new generation of German internationals.
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France 0-1 Belarus: A compact Belarus side with a classic smash and grab

September 5, 2010
France 0-1 Belarus: A compact Belarus side with a classic smash and grab

A disastrous start for Laurent Blanc, in his  first competitive game as France manager.
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Posted in Internationals | 34 Comments »