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Tactics Truck: Klopp’s Liverpool Ineffectual When Counter-Attack Not An Option

Recent away thrashings of Manchester City and Southampton had fueled talk of a surprise Liverpool title challenge. New manager Jurgen Klopp’s rapid implementation of his patented counter-pressing, counter-attacking style resulted in his new charges punishing both sides for their expansiveness. However, results of games in which Liverpool are expected to dominate the ball have been more mixed to say the …

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Tactics Truck: Guardiola Tactical Tweaks Lead To Bayern Munich Rout

Arsenal’s 2-0 victory at home to Bayern Munich a fortnight ago was built on the foundation of a solid defence, married to a relentless counter-attacking determination to prevail upon the German champions’ poor defensive transitions. That Tuesday night, in the Emirates, the Gunners lined up in a defensive 4-5-1, preventing their much-vaunted opposition from playing through. Munich’s deep lying-playmaker, Xabi Alonso – …

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Tactics: Departure Of Luis Suarez May Solve Liverpool Headache

At the outset of this article, it’s important that one thing is made unequivocally clear: I loved watching Luis Suárez play for Liverpool Football Club. Internal conflict has shrouded my ability to put coherent thoughts together about his sale. On one hand, losing the Premier League’s best player is a huge blow. Suárez, with his 31 league goals and 12 …

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