Posts Tagged ‘ half-time changes ’

Roma 3-2 Bayern: Ranieri’s half-time switch from 4-3-1-2 to 4-3-3 prompts superb comeback

November 24, 2010
Roma 3-2 Bayern: Ranieri’s half-time switch from 4-3-1-2 to 4-3-3 prompts superb comeback

Claudio Ranieri tinkered at half-time, and the change meant Roma went from 2-0 down at the break, to 3-2 up by full time.
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Bayern 2-1 Wolfsburg: Heartbreak for McClaren as Schweinsteiger strikes late

August 21, 2010
Bayern 2-1 Wolfsburg: Heartbreak for McClaren as Schweinsteiger strikes late

A tremendous fixture to open the new Bundesliga season – the champions from the last two seasons going head-to-head – and it turned out to be a wonderful game.
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Holland 3-2 Uruguay: fortune favours the brave

July 7, 2010
Holland 3-2 Uruguay: fortune favours the brave

Holland progress – they shaded the contest, and took the initiative to try and win the game by throwing on an extra attacking player at half-time.
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Lazio 1-2 Roma: Ranieri gets his starting line-up wrong, but fixes it at half-time

April 19, 2010
Lazio 1-2 Roma: Ranieri gets his starting line-up wrong, but fixes it at half-time

Claudio Ranieri is a manager renowned for his surprise (and slightly baffling substitutions) – even being nicknamed ‘the tinkerman’ as a result. When he gets to the end of his career, however, he may well look at his substitutions in this Rome Derby as the most important of his career.
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