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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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FC Mutschellen: A Modern Club

This week we look forward to talking to Pietro Bascio, president and coach at FC Mutschellen from the 2nd Swiss regional league.

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May 6, 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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Tactical Analysis: Inside the mind of Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds United success explained

In the midst of a very strange week for the football world, Marcelo Bielsa reacted to the announcement of a newly “Superleague” created stating that the “logic that prevails in the world is that the rich are richer at the cost of the weak being poorer.”

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Apr 24, 2021
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