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Defensive Compactness through the 4-3-2-1 System

The 4-3-2-1 formation, also known as the “Christmas tree,” provides maximum compactness in the center of the pitch and is used by teams that want to force their opponents to play on the wings.

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May 21, 2021
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Offensive Variability with the 4-3-3 System

The 4-3-3 system of play is used by many professional teams in the Champions League and is probably the most commonly used formation at this time.

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May 12, 2021
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Soccer Tactics: Build-up Play in the Face of Pressing

In order to hold your own against an opponent’s pressing in midfield– at least against teams that are roughly on the same level as yours, you need as much information as possible about the opponent’s preferred pressing variations.

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Apr 28, 2021
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Fundamentals of the 4-2-3-1 formation

The 4-2-3-1 is a commonly used formation with a back four, five midfielders, and a center forward. The advantage of this formation lies in its flexibility: it can easily be changed into a 4-4-2 or a 4-3-3.

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Apr 16, 2021
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Defensive stability with the 4-4-2 system

The 4-4-2 formation with a flat back four (meaning the same shape in midfield), has its origins in Great Britain and is an easy formation to both learn and use.

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Apr 9, 2021
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Fast Offensive Play with the 3-4-3 System | coachbetter

The 3-4-3 system of play is used by teams who want to play fast, offensive soccer. For example, the national teams of Chile and Barcelona use this system frequently and more recently teams like AS Roma, Atalanta, and even Chelsea FC who have been using this system.

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Mar 5, 2021
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Soccer tactics: why is the 3-5-2 the formation of the future?

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Aug 19, 2020
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Soccer experts: Positions in football

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Aug 19, 2020
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Soccer coaching: Possession Play vs. Transitional Play

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Aug 18, 2020
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Soccer tactic: Why is the 4-1-4-1 the best formation

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Aug 18, 2020
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