Posts Tagged ‘ 4-4-2 v 4-2-3-1 ’

Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

August 24, 2010
Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

An interesting game here, because a 4-4-2 defeated a 4-2-3-1 – intriguing, in the light of Sampdoria, Tottenham and Liverpool’s recent problems with 4-4-2.
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Uruguay 1-1 Ghana: nothing to separate the sides

July 3, 2010
Uruguay 1-1 Ghana: nothing to separate the sides

A game that got increasingly exciting, before an incredible finale. Penalties and Suarezgate aside, a ‘draw’ was a fair result.
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Germany 4-1 England: Brilliant German performance demolishes lifeless England

June 27, 2010
Germany 4-1 England: Brilliant German performance demolishes lifeless England

A monumental thrashing for England, at the hands of a German side who had pace, movement, tactical awareness and ruthlessness in front of goal.
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Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

June 14, 2010
Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

We’ve now seen half of the 32 teams that will be contesting this tournament, and whilst we haven’t yet sampled the three most exciting sides – Holland, Brazil and Spain – it is undeniable that Germany have been by far the most impressive so far.
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