Posts Tagged ‘ holland ’

Holland v Spain: tactical preview

July 11, 2010
Holland v Spain: tactical preview

So here we are, the biggest game in football. A clash of the two most successful sides in World Cup history to have never won the trophy itself, it is tactically fascinating in a historical sense.
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Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

July 10, 2010
Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

This is a tremendously intriguing final for a variety of reasons.
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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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Holland v Uruguay: tactical preview

July 6, 2010
Holland v Uruguay: tactical preview

Holland have so far used the same 4-2-3-1 shape in every game, whilst Uruguay have used at least three different formations. Oscar Tabarez is the man with more dilemmas ahead of this contest.
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Holland 2-1 Brazil: poor defending from set-plays costs Dunga

July 2, 2010
Holland 2-1 Brazil: poor defending from set-plays costs Dunga

Brazil are out. A dominant first half, a shocking second half – Holland took advantage of their defensive mistakes to record a famous victory.
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