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Italy: Prandelli not sure of his formation

June 12, 2014
Italy: Prandelli not sure of his formation

Two years ago, during Italy’s impressive run to the Euro 2012 final, Cesare Prandelli switched between 3-5-2 and 4-3-1-2 formations. At this tournament, his preferred shape is again unclear.
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Costa Rica: extremely defensive

June 9, 2014
Costa Rica: extremely defensive

Costa Rica aren’t the worst team at this World Cup, but they might have the least chance of getting out of their group.
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Japan: good between the boxes

June 9, 2014
Japan: good between the boxes

If this World Cup becomes a disappointingly defensive tournament with few sides playing proactively, Japan will be one of the sides praised for bucking the trend.
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