Posts Tagged ‘ pressing ’

Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City: Lampard fires home winner after City go down to ten

December 12, 2011
Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City: Lampard fires home winner after City go down to ten

An evenly-balanced game at 11 v 11, before Chelsea made their numerical advantage count late on.
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Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

November 23, 2011
Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

A fast-paced, technical game ended with Arsenal securing their qualification to the second round.
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Valencia 2-3 Real Madrid: Real press well early on, Valencia better after substitutions

November 20, 2011
Valencia 2-3 Real Madrid: Real press well early on, Valencia better after substitutions

Real Madrid maintained their lead over Barcelona after an entertaining win over Valencia at the Mestalla.
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Athletic 2-2 Barcelona: Bielsa stifles Barca by telling his players to stick tightly to opponents

November 7, 2011
Athletic 2-2 Barcelona: Bielsa stifles Barca by telling his players to stick tightly to opponents

Marcelo Bielsa’s tactics managed to hold Barcelona to a draw in an exciting match at the San Mam├ęs.
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Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

October 29, 2011
Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal: Chelsea’s high line ripped to shreds in amazingly open game

Chelsea had a clear weakness coming into the game – their defence plays high up the pitch and are prone to pace in behind – and Arsenal exploited it to great effect.
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