After giving Juventus a run for their money last season, expectations were high for Nápoles. Maurizio Sarri’s team dealt very well with the departure of their record-breaking striker Gonzalo Higuain and started the new season with the same offensive punch and beautifully played football. Arkadiuz Milik did his part to help Napoli fans to forget […]
This training session is planned in line with a short pass and supported style game model. The team needs to have some understanding of the game model, especially in the last 2 drills where the organization, both offensive and defensive, are the basis of the exercise. 4×4+3N – positional game Description: Seek to take the ball […]
Intro We begin with an approach to the concept of zonal defense. We compare it to other types of defense and relate it to the tactical principles of the game. Once we understand this kind of defense, we put into practice some drills that will allow you to work on this specific subject – the line-of-4 […]
Ante Coric is one of the most highly rated players of the new Croatian generation. Formed at Dinamo Zagreb, the 19 years old prove to be a premature talent being now on the third season with the main team. At debut year he made 33 appearances, and last year 41. This shows his importance to […]
Roma did not have the perfect start in this season. The Giallorossi are now in 2nd place with 19 points in 9 games, the same amount of points as AC Milan, but struggled in the first few matchdays.
Offensive Phase This will be the second season that the former Captain and now football coach Luis Enrique trains Barcelona FC, therefore the possession and 1-4-3-3 formation traditions continues. On the construction zone, the left back (Jordi Alba) and right back (Sergi Roberto) played close to the side bar giving length to Barcelona´s game. Busquets and […]
It’s definitely rare when you can take positives from a six-nill defeat but when it comes to your second ever official match, you don’t have many other options other than look forward. Kosovo had their first “home” match – in Albania – after managing a surprise debut tie in Finland. Three new faces came into […]
After the 2011/12 season Shamrock Rovers FC have reached the group stage of UEFA European League, sadly not having got a single point in the end. This season, the Dundalk FC, for the first time in it´s history, writes a beautiful page in this European adventure and above all, leaves a positive and different image of the […]
Stopping the attack of Borussia Dortmund, one of the world’s best, is no easy task. With many solutions, Thomas Tuchel’s team forces the opponent to fill the spaces effectively and maintain concentration throughout the game. That was exactly what RB Leipzig made.
Training Session where the focus is on defensive organization and offensive transition moments. Previously to this training session every sub-moments of the defensive organization have been trained several times. This means the players already had an interesting level of acquisition.
Pressing in modern Soccer, broadly discussed specially at a time that Offensive Transition is one of the best ways to get closer to the goal. Blocking your opponent and recover the ball has an extreme relevance and to do that we use Pressing.
Either you’re a scouter, a team performance analyst or an opponent analyst, you should be prepared and ready to the task you’ve assigned. Here we take you to a few steps you can take to make your job easier and faster.
Portugal won in Denmark after 40 years. The goal was late, but the victory was well supported and deserved. But let’s get to some statistics that support this opinion. First of all, Portugal had some intensive offense. Something we didn’t see against Albania. But the most interesting fact is that even thou Portugal didn’t play […]