Posts Tagged ‘ 4-3-1-2 v 3-5-2 ’

Napoli 1-1 Juventus: Juve hold on

March 2, 2013
Napoli 1-1 Juventus: Juve hold on

Second-placed Napoli performed well after the break, but a draw puts Juve in a great position to retain their title. Walter Mazzarri continued with Miguel Britos on the left of his back three, and favoured the experience of Goran Pandev rather than Lorenzo Insigne’s directness. Antonio Conte selected Federico Peluso as his left-wing-back rather than Kwadwo...
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Celtic 0-3 Juventus: Celtic cause problems in the first half, but Juve’s finishing far superior

February 12, 2013
Celtic 0-3 Juventus: Celtic cause problems in the first half, but Juve’s finishing far superior

There was much to admire about Celtic’s performance, but they couldn’t sustain their early effort. Neil Lennon decided to use Efe Ambrose at the back, despite his participation in Nigeria’s 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations win on Sunday evening. Upfront, Lennon used three attackers – Kris Commons, James Forrest and Gary Hooper. Antonio Conte is still...
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Milan 1-1 Juventus: Emanuelson nullifies Pirlo and robs Juve of their spare man too

February 26, 2012
Milan 1-1 Juventus: Emanuelson nullifies Pirlo and robs Juve of their spare man too

1st v 2nd in Serie A – Milan remain a point ahead, but Juve have a game in hand.
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Udinese 3-1 Inter: 3-5-1-1 beats 4-3-1-2

January 23, 2011
Udinese 3-1 Inter: 3-5-1-1 beats 4-3-1-2

Leonardo suffered his first defeat as Inter manager as Udinese dominated the majority of the game.
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Sampdoria 1-2 Napoli: late turnaround as Hamsik and Cavani snatch the win

September 20, 2010
Sampdoria 1-2 Napoli: late turnaround as Hamsik and Cavani snatch the win

Napoli dominated the game and yet fell behind, before rallying in the final ten minutes to record their first win of the season.
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