Posts Tagged ‘ Real Madrid ’

Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona: Real press early on, but tactical switch gives Barca the upper hand

December 11, 2011
Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona: Real press early on, but tactical switch gives Barca the upper hand

Jose Mourinho surprised many with his team selection, but Pep Guardiola adapted to guide Barcelona to victory.
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Real Madrid v Barcelona – El Clasico tactical preview

December 9, 2011
Real Madrid v Barcelona – El Clasico tactical preview

Saturday night sees the seventh – and final – Clasico of 2011, and perhaps the one with the most tactical possibilities.
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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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Mourinho tries to counter Messi’s false nine role by pushing Carvalho up the pitch

August 18, 2011
Mourinho tries to counter Messi’s false nine role by pushing Carvalho up the pitch

One of the notable features from the second leg of the Spanish Supercopa was the positioning of Ricardo Carvalho, and his response to Lionel Messi’s movement into deep, slightly right-sided positions.
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Eight points on Real Madrid 2-2 Barcelona

August 16, 2011
Eight points on Real Madrid 2-2 Barcelona

The 2011/12 Spanish season started with an open, exciting Supercopa first leg between Barcelona and Real.
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