This article describes three ways to build a pressing trap when transitioning from a 4-1-4-1-defensive formation into the press.
Madrid is simply the capital of European football. The Champions League final will be a derby. Atlético prevailed at Stamford Bridge with a 3-1 win against Chelsea by getting behind the defense of the Blues and opening the doors of the Londoner’s bus.
The two main types of defense used in soccer are man-marking and zonal marking. In this article we will explain the different types of zonal marking and their advantages and disadvantages.
Bayern improved in the possession game but were not well coordinated in the final third and failed to secure themselves against Real’s counterattack. And it all might have worked if Real Madrid were men and not machines.
Bayern Munich has won the UEFA Champions League 2013.
Counter-pressing leads to Bayern’s winning goal. In a great game on a very high tactical level, Bayern break their BVB curse.
Bayern defeated Barcelona 4-0. This game will probably go down in history for two reasons, as we might have witnessed the fall of one great team and the rise of another.
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.
Germany 8, Spain 1. Borussia Dortmund dominates the “greatest club in the world.”
The madness dissected.