During the pre-season the teams sign new players and sell others. Since some players take longer to adapt to a new reality, coaches need to know if the new players are prepared for the specific demands of their game model. Let’s look, for example, at Rashford and Lukaku from Manchester United: one had a great performance last season (Rashford) and the other […]
Motivation for success Success! Word that means “Being successful at something”! In sporting terms, I think we can divide success in four different roads: Those who make a sports career with dedication as good athletes of their favorite sport, but without titles or financial gains; Those with talent, but that can’t achieve either sports […]
Soccer is full of individual skills, as each player has it’s own specific characteristics that fit in the game model, idealized by the coach. In this context, it’s possible to find players that play in identical positions but with distinct profiles. Luis Suaréz and Diego Costa have three common characteristics – impetuosity, position and offensive […]
Recently elected for the best 11 born after 1997 by the italian periodic “Gazzetta dello Sport”, Amadou Diawara, 19 years old, plays an important role in the Napoli midfield. Coming from Bologna, the African born in Guinea Conakry has already 19 games this season in Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League. Usually plays as defensive midfielder, […]
From a failed Serie B loan to a millionaire transfer in less than one year. It’s hard to understand the meteoric rise of Roberto Gagliardini. How can a player be valued so fast in such a short period of time? What’s so special about him? That’s what we’ll try to find out. Gagliardini is part […]
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 […]
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.
Rafa Silva was born in Barreiro 23 years ago, on May 17, 1993. He is the biggest signing for the national champions in Portugal, for the 2016/2017 season. Here you can find a brief profile analysis for the new SL Benfica signing.
VO Match Analysis Course took place in August 5-6-7, at our Headquarters in Portugal. During 3 days, a multinational group of students had an intensive program, lead by Videobserver CSO – Fernando Sousa.
Background Sigurdsson, a 30 years old center back from Iceland, plays currently at FK Krasnodar from Russia. With 60 games for his National Team, was a starter in every Group A qualification for this competition. This season played 40 games, averaging 71 minutes per game. Scored 4 goals and 2 assists.
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 […]
During an excellent game that promoted Handball at its highest level, the titans THW Kiel and KS Vive Targi Kielce confront each other in a game relative to the 9th round of the Group B of Handball Velux EHF Champions League leading to a 28 goals draw (13:16 halftime). Although both teams were already qualified to […]
On the titans match, the most wanted game of the Handball EHF Champions League from group C (9th round), FC Barcelona (1st) and PSG Handball (2nd) clashed in a disputed match even with both teams already through the Last 16 of the Handball EHF Champions League. The match was expected to be head to head but FC […]
After the EHF Euro 2014, eyes returned their attention to the handball EHF Velux Champions League, with Dragão Caixa receiving both FC Porto Vitalis and KS Vive Targi Kielce (30-35) for another group stage game. Back to the big competitions coach DUJSHEBAEV guaranteed that KS Kielce will be in the next round of the competition […]