Posts Tagged ‘ ancelotti ’

Marseille 2-2 PSG: Gignac and Ibrahimovic

October 8, 2012
Marseille 2-2 PSG: Gignac and Ibrahimovic

Andre-Pierre Gignac and Zlatan Ibrahimovic both scored twice in Le Classique. There were no surprises in Elie Baup’s line-up – this is his first-choice XI since the departures of Cesar Azpilicueta and Stephane Mbia. Carlo Ancelotti brought Javier Pastore into the side, and there were also returns at the back for Christophe Jallet and Alex. This was...
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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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