Tuesday, 20.03.2018

Hertha BSC – Hamburger SV 1:0

Hertha BSC is celebrating their best start to a season ever. They convince with their strong transitions during their 1:0 victory over HSV. On the other hand, HSV is missing the right kind of balance.

Barcelona – Rayo Vallecano 3:1

A few months ago, I watched the 0:5 defeat of Rayo Vallecano against Barcelona. Impressed by their (tactical) bravery, the high pressing and the nearly absurdly intense approach, I composed a little hymn of praise – which was harshly criticized. How could a team be any good if it lost that crushingly?