Posts Tagged ‘ three-man defence ’

Mancini to use a three-man defence as plan B?

August 14, 2012
Mancini to use a three-man defence as plan B?

Sunday’s Community Shield was an enjoyable, eventful match – but it was difficult to take too many conclusions from it. It wasn’t just that the match is something of an irrelevance (a feeling supported by the fact Branislav Ivanovic escaped a ban for his red card because the match isn’t considered a first-team game...
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Wigan stay up after a switch to 3-4-3

May 16, 2012
Wigan stay up after a switch to 3-4-3

The surprise package in the second half of Premier League season was the only side who switched to a back three on a permanent basis.
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Valencia 2-2 Barcelona: Emery gets the better of Guardiola early on, but Barca fight back

September 22, 2011
Valencia 2-2 Barcelona: Emery gets the better of Guardiola early on, but Barca fight back

Cesc Fabregas’ goal secured a point for Barcelona, but they were the weaker side in the first half.
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United States 2-0 Jamaica: US dominate centre

June 19, 2011
United States 2-0 Jamaica: US dominate centre

A deflected strike from Jermaine Jones and a cool Clint Dempsey finish put the US into the semi-finals of the Gold Cup.
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