Posts Tagged ‘ ancelotti ’

Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

October 4, 2012
Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

PSG remained narrow while Porto played with plenty of width – and the home side’s two wingers were the key attacking players. Vitor Pereira chose his expected line-up in the usual 4-3-3 system. Carlo Ancelotti left out Javier Pastore, preferring Jeremy Menez and Nene. At the back he brought in Mamadou Sakho. Porto played superior football throughout...
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PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

February 20, 2012
PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

First played second in Ligue 1, and PSG maintain their one-point lead.
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Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea: Ancelotti changes formation but still loses the tie

April 12, 2011
Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea: Ancelotti changes formation but still loses the tie

Goals from Javier Hernandez and Park Ji-Sung saw United progress to the semi-finals.
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Nicolas Anelka as a trequartista?

February 4, 2011
Nicolas Anelka as a trequartista?

It was assumed that Fernando Torres’ arrival would mean a place on the bench for Nicolas Anelka, but Tuesday’s 4-2 victory over Sunderland showed that Carlo Ancelotti might have a different role in mind for the Frenchman.
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Chelsea’s Premiership win: a lesson in bringing the best out of star players

May 10, 2010
Chelsea’s Premiership win: a lesson in bringing the best out of star players

Chelsea – Premiership champions 2009/10. A great side? Probably not, but it’s hard to argue that, over the course of the season, they do not deserve to lift the trophy.
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Posted in 2009/10 Review | 89 Comments »