Posts Tagged ‘ valencia ’

Villarreal 1-1 Valencia: Emery’s three-man defence copes with two strikers, but not three

November 21, 2010
Villarreal 1-1 Valencia: Emery’s three-man defence copes with two strikers, but not three

Valencia had a specific plan to stifle Villarreal’s fluid 4-4-2 system – and it almost worked.
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Sevilla 2-0 Valencia: Emery doesn’t change despite red card, both Manzano subs score

November 9, 2010
Sevilla 2-0 Valencia: Emery doesn’t change despite red card, both Manzano subs score

Sevilla eventually broke through after Valencia’s Mehmet Topal was sent off in the first half.
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Barcelona 2-1 Valencia: Barca outmanoeuvred early on, but stage second half fightback

October 19, 2010
Barcelona 2-1 Valencia: Barca outmanoeuvred early on, but stage second half fightback

Unai Emery’s tactics worked a treat, but pure quality shone through and Barcelona were rampant in the second half.
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Valencia 0-1 Manchester United: 4-5-1 v 4-5-1 becomes 4-4-2 v 4-4-2, and United nick it late on

September 29, 2010
Valencia 0-1 Manchester United: 4-5-1 v 4-5-1 becomes 4-4-2 v 4-4-2, and United nick it late on

Smash and grab – Javier Hernandez’s late goal settled a tight contest.
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