France 2-1 Romania

Dimitri Payet: continues his form. He practically ran both France’s midfield and attack, picking up possession from the deep, in between the lines, and out wide, while also going for the dribble. His set pieces weren’t exactly on point, but

France 2-1 Romania

Dimitri Payet: continues his form. He practically ran both France’s midfield and attack, picking up possession from the deep, in between the lines, and out wide, while also going for the dribble. His set pieces weren’t exactly on point, but

England’s Fluid Front Four Against Peru

This one is a short look into England’s set up in a friendly against Peru for their FIFA World Cup preparation. The analysis is mostly based on their initial set up. Defensive Shape England went out with a 4-4-2/4-2-3-1, but

England’s Fluid Front Four Against Peru

This one is a short look into England’s set up in a friendly against Peru for their FIFA World Cup preparation. The analysis is mostly based on their initial set up. Defensive Shape England went out with a 4-4-2/4-2-3-1, but

A Note on Absence

First of all, apologies for non-existent follow up articles for this one: “Player’s Role, Passing Statistics, and Team’s Playing Style – Part 1”. Although I’m still interested in delving deeper into Minutes per Pass Received (might need to adapt it

A Note on Absence

First of all, apologies for non-existent follow up articles for this one: “Player’s Role, Passing Statistics, and Team’s Playing Style – Part 1”. Although I’m still interested in delving deeper into Minutes per Pass Received (might need to adapt it

Player’s Role, Passing Statistics, and Team’s Playing Style – Part 1

This is the first post with more numbers than tactical content in it. I would like to start with a much battered topic in football statistics, a team’s possession, and see if we can identify that by looking through their

Player’s Role, Passing Statistics, and Team’s Playing Style – Part 1

This is the first post with more numbers than tactical content in it. I would like to start with a much battered topic in football statistics, a team’s possession, and see if we can identify that by looking through their

Between the Enemy Lines: Putting False 9 versus the Number 10 into Context

The role, or perhaps term, “False 9” has been covered a lot in almost any football tactic analysis, some might even use the word ‘overused’ and it’s not exactly exaggerating. However, this article tried to compare that role with another

Between the Enemy Lines: Putting False 9 versus the Number 10 into Context

The role, or perhaps term, “False 9” has been covered a lot in almost any football tactic analysis, some might even use the word ‘overused’ and it’s not exactly exaggerating. However, this article tried to compare that role with another

Sandro or Parker?

Tottenham got a point from their visit to Loftus Road facing Harry Redknapp’s QPR. While the former Spurs manager’s decision to play Adel Taarabt as a false nine was theĀ  favorite talking point of this match. T&R would like to

Sandro or Parker?

Tottenham got a point from their visit to Loftus Road facing Harry Redknapp’s QPR. While the former Spurs manager’s decision to play Adel Taarabt as a false nine was theĀ  favorite talking point of this match. T&R would like to

The Dembele Effect

Tottenham managed to snatch the Belgian midfielder near last summer’s transfer deadline, where he already played his first two Premier League matches for Fulham. He scored on his debut after coming off from the bench in a 1-1 draw against

The Dembele Effect

Tottenham managed to snatch the Belgian midfielder near last summer’s transfer deadline, where he already played his first two Premier League matches for Fulham. He scored on his debut after coming off from the bench in a 1-1 draw against