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Tactical Analysis: How Scotland’s in-match adjustments contained England in the Euros

For the 100th time in a competitive football match, less-than-friendly neighbours England and Scotland prepared to face each other. This was their first clash at...

Tactical Analysis: How Manchester City undid themselves against Chelsea in the Champions League final

After three encounters this season in the Premier League and FA Cup, Manchester City and Chelsea squared off in the biggest match of the...

Tactical Analysis: How Villarreal’s adaptability helped them beat Manchester United in the UEFA Europa League final

In the second-last match of continental football in Europe for the 2020/21 season, Villarreal and Manchester United prepared to square off for the Europa...

Tactical Analysis: How Chelsea’s misfitting tweaks allowed Leicester City to take the FA Cup

Just more than two weeks before this day in 2016, Leicester City were celebrating a miraculous Premier League title after Chelsea halted Tottenham Hotspur's...

Tactical Analysis: How Arsenal’s smart pressing and defending helped them carve out a victory against Chelsea

Chelsea's final league match before the FA Cup final against Leicester City was an important London derby, as they hosted Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The...

Tactical Analysis: How Chelsea halted Manchester City’s Premier League title party

Just over three weeks after their FA Cup semi-final success, Chelsea faced Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with the hosts having...

Tactical Analysis: How Chelsea saw off Real Madrid to progress to the Champions League final

After their 1-1 first leg stand-off, Chelsea and Real Madrid faced each other once again, this time to decide the second Champions League final...

Tactical Analysis: How Manchester City got past Paris Saint-Germain to secure a Champions League final spot with pragmatism and adaptability

With a hard-fought 2-1 lead from the first leg in hand, Manchester City hosted Paris Saint-Germain at the Etihad Stadium for the second leg...

Tactical Analysis: Manchester City’s Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain

After a hard-fought 1-1 draw between Real Madrid and Chelsea, the Champions League served up another semi-final feast as Paris Saint-Germain hosted Manchester City...

Tactical Analysis: Real Madrid and Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final first leg stalemate

After all the drama around the European Super League, Europe's biggest clubs had to get back to the Champions League, which was in its...

Tactical Analysis: How Manchester City overcame Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup final

Just a week after he officially took over from José Mourinho on an interim basis as Tottenham Hotspur manager, Ryan Mason found himself in a...

Tactical Analysis: How Real Madrid overcame Barcelona in El Clásico

Real Madrid and Barcelona may be two falling giants of European football, but their reputation remains high despite their struggles. Therefore, their clash - El Clásico...

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