Posts Tagged ‘ wing-backs ’

Liverpool 2-0 Stoke: Dalglish switches to a three-man defence

February 3, 2011
Liverpool 2-0 Stoke: Dalglish switches to a three-man defence

Raul Meireles and Luis Suarez scored the goals as Liverpool eased to victory.
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Napoli 3-0 Juventus: three headers from Cavani – or was it?

January 11, 2011
Napoli 3-0 Juventus: three headers from Cavani – or was it?

Edinson Cavani enjoyed the best night of his career as Napoli demolished Juventus.
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Napoli 1-0 Palermo: two similar systems, the home side more fluent and fluid

December 7, 2010
Napoli 1-0 Palermo: two similar systems, the home side more fluent and fluid

It took a 94th minute goal to win it, but Napoli were far the better side throughout.
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An old-fashioned 3-5-2 for Uruguay

May 27, 2010
An old-fashioned 3-5-2 for Uruguay

The three-man defence may be fairly unpopular throughout Europe at the moment, but it is alive and well in Latin America. With Chile having used a 3-3-1-3 system throughout qualification and Mexico toying with a 3-4-3, Uruguay will join them, with a more traditional 3-5-2 formation.
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Lazio 1-2 Roma: Ranieri gets his starting line-up wrong, but fixes it at half-time

April 19, 2010
Lazio 1-2 Roma: Ranieri gets his starting line-up wrong, but fixes it at half-time

Claudio Ranieri is a manager renowned for his surprise (and slightly baffling substitutions) – even being nicknamed ‘the tinkerman’ as a result. When he gets to the end of his career, however, he may well look at his substitutions in this Rome Derby as the most important of his career.
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