Posts Tagged ‘ goalkeeping ’

Germany 2-1 Algeria (AET): Algeria press and counter-attack brilliantly

July 1, 2014
Germany 2-1 Algeria (AET): Algeria press and counter-attack brilliantly

Germany’s quality eventually shone through, but Algeria produced one of the best tactical performances of the tournament.
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Good ball retention starts from the goalkeeper

November 25, 2011
Good ball retention starts from the goalkeeper

This week, there have been three obvious examples of sides conceding cheap goals by conceding possession on the edge of their own penalty box.
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Bolton 4-0 Wigan – when a thrashing isn’t really a thrashing

March 14, 2010

To look at the result of yesterday’s game at the Reebok Stadium – Bolton 4-0 Wigan – you’d assume that it was a thrashing. And in terms of the scoreline, it certainly was. But it doesn’t reflect the balance of play. Wigan had more attempts than Bolton during the game – and the same...
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