Posts Tagged ‘ counter attack ’

Aston Villa 2-4 Arsenal: Arsenal labour to victory

November 27, 2010
Aston Villa 2-4 Arsenal: Arsenal labour to victory

Arsenal dominated but only sealed victory in the final moments.
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Inter 1-1 Sampdoria: Inter’s attackers struggle to break down Sampdoria’s two banks of four

October 25, 2010
Inter 1-1 Sampdoria: Inter’s attackers struggle to break down Sampdoria’s two banks of four

Inter dominated, Sampdoria took the lead, then Rafael Benitez’s side rallied late on to claim a point.
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The 1998 World Cup Final – on reflection…

March 6, 2010
The 1998 World Cup Final – on reflection…

Extended highlights of the 1998 World Cup Final is currently on repeat on a particular British television channel showing ‘classic’ sporting encounters. Most famous for Zidane’s two headers and Ronaldo’s pre-match breakdown, it’s not a game that is generally held up as a great tactical victory.
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Stuttgart 1-1 Barcelona – Stuttgart get things right, but don’t make it count when they were on top

February 23, 2010
Stuttgart 1-1 Barcelona – Stuttgart get things right, but don’t make it count when they were on top

It was an intriguingĀ game tonight, Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona’s usual 4-3-3 system taking on Christian Gross’ Stuttgart side playing a 4-4-2 counter-attacking system with split strikers. Although the 4-3-3 was basically intended to work best against a 4-4-2, Stuttgart were on top in the first half here, and probably should have been more than 1-0...
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