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Tactical Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur’s counter-attacking free-for-all against Manchester City

It just keeps on giving. We've only seen 10 Premier League matches in 2021/22, but we already have three shock results as new-boys Brentford outclassed...

Tactical Analysis: How Manchester United’s 4-2-3-1/4-3-3 hybrid tore Leeds United apart

It's back, and it's back with an absolute bang. Matchday 1 of the 2021/22 English Premier League has already delivered some absolute thrillers, including Brentford's...
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Scout Report: Romelu Lukaku is the perfect addition to Chelsea’s fearsome attack

This transfer window keeps getting crazier and crazier. Just days after Manchester City smashed the British transfer record to sign Jack Grealish, Chelsea have come...
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Scout Report: How Paris Saint-Germain can integrate Lionel Messi to their star-studded side

Did anyone see that coming even a week ago? After a stunning set of events that saw Lionel Messi prevented from signing a contract extension...

Scout Report: What Jack Grealish can add to Manchester City’s already-exceptional squad

After a fairly long and drawn out period of speculation and reports (where people went as far as analysing body language in training ground...

Manuel Locatelli: Massimiliano Allegri’s ideal midfield conductor at Juventus

In a rather forgettable season, Juventus had their nine-year reign as Serie A champions ended by rivals Inter Milan in 2020/21. An embarrassing loss to...

Scout Report: How Raphaël Varane will bolster Manchester United’s defence

Manchester United are not messing about this summer, as they have only gone and struck a deal that will see Raphaël Varane join the...
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Yacine Adli: Arsenal’s perfect replacement for Martin Odegaard

With the return of Martin Odegaard to Real Madrid, Arsenal have a creative hole in Mikel Arteta’s preferred 4-2-3-1 system. The Gunners could try and...

Tactical Analysis: How England nearly caught Italy off guard in the Euro 2020 final

This was it. A month, 50 games, and 140 goals after the curtain-raiser in Rome between Turkey and Italy, this was the ultimate stage...
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Tactical Analysis: How Argentina’s disciplined defending helped them beat Brazil in the Copa América...

After 27 matches of enthralling South American football, we reached the final of the 2021 Copa América, where Brazil and Argentina were set to do...

Tactical Analysis: England and Denmark’s closely-matched Euro semifinal at Wembley

In the literal sense of the song, it had already come home as both the semi-finals and final were to be played at Wembley...
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Tactical Analysis: How Italy outclassed Belgium in the Euros

The 16th edition of the European Championships has continued to deliver football and entertainment of the highest order at the quarter-final stage. The biggest clash...