Tactical breakdown: How Frosinone’s reluctance to use width gave Empoli three points

Empoli hosted Frosinone at Stadio Carlo Castellani on Sunday afternoon in a vital Serie A match. The victors would claim a crucial three points to...
Genoa Juventus Serie A

Tactical breakdown: How Genoa replicated Atleti’s system to beat Juve

In the 28th round of the Serie A Genoa welcomed Juventus at Marassi in the Sunday’s scheduled opening game. Massimiliano Allegri’s squad came to...

Five-star Sampdoria destroy Sassuolo by playing through press

Sampdoria produced a very good performance at Sassuolo on Saturday to earn an impressive 5-3 victory in Serie A. The scoreline will be the only disappointment for Marco...

How SPAL stifled new-look Roma

Claudio Ranieri faced his first defeat since returning to Roma, losing 2-1 away to struggling SPAL in Serie A. It was a vital win for the...

Where did Spalletti and Inter go wrong tactically against Frankfurt?

The second leg of the Europa League Last 16 stage featured an interesting game between Inter Milan and Eintracht Frankfurt. As the first leg...

How did Cristiano’s hybrid magic unlock Atlético’s legendary defence?

It was one of those nights on which true champions show up and deliver. Cristiano Ronaldo did just that. With three goals against Atlético...

Tactical Analysis: Roma edge past Empoli on Ranieri’s return

Claudio Ranieri made a winning start to his second stint as Roma manager on Monday evening, as his side beat Serie A strugglers Empoli...
Sampdoria Atalanta Serie A Tactical Analysis

How did Atalanta’s relentless fast pressing style overcome Sampdoria?

It’s hard to argue that the clash between Sampdoria and Atalanta was one of the best tactical battles last week. Both teams are Serie...

Tactical breakdown: the introduction of Hakan Calhanoglu wins it for MIlan

AC Milan won against Chievo at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on Saturday. Lucas Biglia’s opener, a free-kick, was cancelled out by Hetemaj before Krzystof...

How second-string Juventus’ midfield diamond dismantled Udinese

Juventus rotated almost their entire team ahead of their crunch Champions League return leg against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, yet still dominated Udinese and...