It is very common in today’s game to have a team defending in a 1-4-4-2 shape. This trend is not new and it reached the peak of perfection with Simeone’s Atlético Madrid. This structure is very effective defensively because of the existence of two lines of four, which makes it easier to control both depth and width. […]
“We live in a world surrounded by technology and soccer can’t avoid it”. The words are from Pierluigi Collina and it shows the importance of technology in today’s soccer, as it is an important tool for all sporting agents which is used in several ways and with different purposes, like to improve athlete’s and team […]
AC Milan has changed to a 3-5-2 ever since the 4-1 defeat against Lazio. The Italian team has now 4 wins and 1 loss, having scored 12 goals and conceded 6. We now present our analysis on the AC Milan’s defensive organization, after watching the match against Sampdoria. The Italians maintain their full-backs high up […]
Soccer is getting more and more competitive each day and most teams use similar methods and tools in their preparation. Collecting basic statistics, recording the match and making some kind of video analysis is also common nowadays, but most teams are still using Video Analysts instead of Match Analysts. The majority of teams already have someone on the […]
New coach, same players, different approach – this is the best way to describe FC Porto start to the 2017/18 season. The pre-season indicators were confirmed in the first official game, a resounding 4-0 home win over Estoril. Without new players so far (except some key returns from loan and the goalkeeper Vaná), the new coach, […]
2016 was an emotional year for the “Tricolor” fans. After a terrible startup at Campeonato Carioca, with only 2 victories, a draw and 3 defeats, coach Eduardo Batista was dismissed from office on February 25. The experienced Levir Culpi replaced him, leading Fluminense to win the Primeira Liga 2016 in less than two months, a competition with clubs from Minas […]
For coaches, finding the best way to prepare a match is a brain-busting. We spend long hours thinking about what needs to be done to win the next match. With this in mind, I intend to tell you about my work method at Naturhouse La Rioja. I will not go into physical issues, just into the work method […]
Rafa Benítez is the major responsible for the excellent campaign of Newcastle after the ups and downs of 2015/2016 season. He initiated the season commanding Real Madrid in Champions League, that the Merengues won, but ended without avoiding the relegation of Magpies to the Championship. With only 10 games in the Premier League, the Spanish manager […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Videobserver is always looking to be one step ahead. With that in mind our team is creating and looking for new features to help our customers to step their games and analysis. This time, it’s a big feature, that will take coaches to another level. We proudly present Passes Network.
Video Match recording is the core tool of analysts. When we have to record a game for later analysis, there are some common mistakes we can make. Here we name a few to help you in the process.