Posts Tagged ‘ passing ’

Inter v Bayern: passing statistics

May 22, 2010
Inter v Bayern: passing statistics

The passing statistics after a Champions League game always make for interesting reading, particularly when Barcelona thrash a team, and we can point to the passing graphs and claim they sum up how much better Barcelona were, and how they won by passing the opposition off the pitch.
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Inter v Barcelona: passing statistics

April 20, 2010
Inter v Barcelona: passing statistics

Even taking into account the fact that it’s Barcelona we’re dealing with, these passing statistics really are quite incredible.
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Barcelona v Arsenal: passing statistics

April 6, 2010
Barcelona v Arsenal: passing statistics

No surprises for guessing that Barcelona again saw more of the ball in the game at the Nou Camp – it’s doubtful any side will visit there this season and see more possession.
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Chelsea’s victory over Manchester United – Chalkboard analysis

April 3, 2010

An exciting, crucial game at Old Trafford resulted in a deserved 1-2 win for Chelsea. The tactical battle throughout the game was quite subdued – both sides set up as expected once we had the team sheets, and the only real change was when United pushed forward late on.
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Arsenal v Barcelona: passing statistics

March 31, 2010
Arsenal v Barcelona: passing statistics

We were told constantly before the game that Arsenal against Barcelona was a clash of two sides who play football ‘the right way’ – short, quick passes from excellent technical players comfortable in possession. And that proved to be correct, although this graph shows a stark contrast between the sides.
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