Posts Tagged ‘ 4-3-3 ’

Tottenham 3-1 Manchester City: Villas-Boas’ second half formation switch changes the game

April 21, 2013
Tottenham 3-1 Manchester City: Villas-Boas’ second half formation switch changes the game

Manchester City dominated the first half, but some clever substitutions from Andre Villas-Boas meant Tottenham had a storming final 20 minutes. Villas-Boas was able to select Gareth Bale from the start, although Aaron Lennon is still unavailable. Emmanuel Adebayor was favoured over Jermain Defoe. Roberto Mancini was without David Silva and Sergio Aguero wasn’t 100% fit,...
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Turkey 0-3 Croatia: Bilic shows how to play a 4-4-2 against a 4-3-3

November 12, 2011
Turkey 0-3 Croatia: Bilic shows how to play a 4-4-2 against a 4-3-3

A superb display from Croatia put them in a commanding position going into Tuesday’s second leg.
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PSV 2-2 Ajax: PSV press, Ajax fight back

September 19, 2011
PSV 2-2 Ajax: PSV press, Ajax fight back

PSV twice took the lead by exploiting a clear weakness in the Ajax defence, but the away side managed to claim a point.
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Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

August 14, 2011
Stoke 0-0 Chelsea: Villas Boas starts with draw

A decent game, but a 0-0 draw in Andre Villas Boas’ first game in charge of Chelsea.
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Argentina 1-1 Bolivia: Batista tries two systems but neither works well as Bolivia grab point

July 2, 2011
Argentina 1-1 Bolivia: Batista tries two systems but neither works well as Bolivia grab point

Bolivia took the lead at the start of the second half, but Sergio Aguero’s thumping volley rescued a draw for the hosts in the opening Copa America game.
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