Posts Tagged ‘ diamond ’

Newcastle 0-3 Manchester United: Ferguson’s diamond forces Newcastle to change shape

October 8, 2012
Newcastle 0-3 Manchester United: Ferguson’s diamond forces Newcastle to change shape

Manchester United won the game primarily because of a dominant opening 15 minutes. Alan Pardew selected a 4-4-2 from the start. James Perch was at centre-back, Davide Santon on the right, and Shane Ferguson at left-back. Sir Alex Ferguson continued with the diamond he played against Cluj in midweek. Danny Welbeck replaced Javier Hernandez, while Tom...
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Barcelona 3-1 Milan: Guardiola goes with a 3-3-4

April 3, 2012
Barcelona 3-1 Milan: Guardiola goes with a 3-3-4

Barcelona weren’t at their best, but were fairly comfortable after scoring their third.
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Milan 4-0 Arsenal: Milan make their strength count and win comfortably

February 15, 2012
Milan 4-0 Arsenal: Milan make their strength count and win comfortably

Milan thrashed Arsenal in an amazingly dominant performance.
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Santos 2-1 Peñarol: greater attacking variety gives Santos the Copa Libertadores

June 25, 2011
Santos 2-1 Peñarol: greater attacking variety gives Santos the Copa Libertadores

After a goalless first leg, goals from Neymar and Danilo gave Santos their first Copa Libertadores for nearly 50 years.
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Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool: Meireles grabs winner

February 6, 2011
Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool: Meireles grabs winner

Two interesting formations produced a tense, tight game which was won by Raul Meireles’ goal.
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