It is rare for coaches to enhance their reputation in a season when their club gets relegated but Aurelio Andreazzoli did just that last season due to the exciting style of play his Empoli produced. The former Roma youth coach was swiftly appointed at Genoa to replace Cesare Prandelli and will oversee an interesting season at Stadio Luigi Ferrari. This tactical analysis scout report will provide a season preview of the tactics Andreazzoli will look to implement at Genoa.

Tactical analysis: Aurelio Andreazzoli’s tactics

Andreazzoli is an interesting coach with very clear and sometimes innovative ideas. That is extra interesting since he is 65 years old and hardly a new hopeful upstart. Last season, the man who led Empoli back to Serie A was first dismissed in November since his football, though attractive, failed to earn points. After his successor Giuseppe Iachini hardly fared better, Andreazzoli was reinstated in March. Empoli impressed again at the end of the season and came within a whisker of staying up but Andreazzoli had enhanced his reputation. Empoli were left to wonder what would have happened had they stuck with him for the entire campaign.

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Total Football Analysis Magazine #11: July 2019 - tactical analysis tactics
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