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Fiorentina 0-0 Juventus: home side dominate in a clash of similar systems

September 25, 2012
Fiorentina 0-0 Juventus: home side dominate in a clash of similar systems

3-5-2 versus 3-5-2, and one point apiece. Vincenzo Montella made three changes. The most significant involved him selecting the industry of Romulo over the creativity of Mati Fernandez. Adem Ljajic came in for Haris Seferovic, and Manuel Pasqual for Mattia Cassani. Antonio Conte and Massimo Carrera decided to rest Claudio Marchisio, with Emanuele Giaccherini starting instead....
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Chelsea 2-2 Juventus: Juve take advantage of their areas of strength

September 19, 2012
Chelsea 2-2 Juventus: Juve take advantage of their areas of strength

Oscar’s strikes gave Chelsea two-goal lead, but Juventus found a way back into the game. Roberto Di Matteo selected Oscar as the central playmaker in his 4-2-3-1, with Juan Mata on the bench. The rest of the side was as expected. Antonio Conte (and assistant Massimo Carrera)┬ánamed the expected side. There were no major surprises in the...
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The relationship between possession and shots

May 4, 2012
The relationship between possession and shots

The graph below shows the relationship between average possession per game (along the bottom) and shots per game (along the side) for the 98 sides in the Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1, La Liga and the Bundesliga.
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Juventus 3-0 Napoli: 3-5-2 v 3-4-3

April 1, 2012
Juventus 3-0 Napoli: 3-5-2 v 3-4-3

Juventus were by far the better side – they move two points behind leaders Milan.
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Milan 1-1 Juventus: Emanuelson nullifies Pirlo and robs Juve of their spare man too

February 26, 2012
Milan 1-1 Juventus: Emanuelson nullifies Pirlo and robs Juve of their spare man too

1st v 2nd in Serie A – Milan remain a point ahead, but Juve have a game in hand.
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