How Did Tottenham Stifle Manchester City’s Attack? Analyzing Nuno Espírito Santo’s Defensive Tactics in City’s Buildup

Nuno Espírito Santo out-smarted Pep Guardiola in the Premier League’s top-billed match of the opening weekend. Espírito Santo’s tactics allowed him to beat last season’s champions and stop one of their strongest aspects of play—their buildup that enables endless, dangerous, flowing attacks. This article analyzes those tactics.… Read More How Did Tottenham Stifle Manchester City’s Attack? Analyzing Nuno Espírito Santo’s Defensive Tactics in City’s Buildup

RSC Anderlecht Dominate 10-Man RFC Seraing 3-0: Analysis of Kompany’s First Win of the 21/22 Pro League

Article by Ben Griffis. This is the third analysis of Café Tactiques’s season-long Belgian Jupiler Pro League project where we will analyze many matches before creating a tactical profile of teams at the end of the season. RSC Anderlecht beat 10-man RFC Seraing in a game of two halves which saw Vincent Kompany earn his… Read More RSC Anderlecht Dominate 10-Man RFC Seraing 3-0: Analysis of Kompany’s First Win of the 21/22 Pro League

Oostende Profit From Genk’s Poor Corner Defense in a 7 Goal Thriller: KRC Genk 3-4 KV Oostende

Oostende took advantage of Genk’s poor corner defending in a 7-goal thriller, while Genk played a solid game, and created many chances through Bongonda, Ito, and Trésor. This article will analyze the both squads’ performance before breaking down the goals and how they arose from the team’s tactics and play.… Read More Oostende Profit From Genk’s Poor Corner Defense in a 7 Goal Thriller: KRC Genk 3-4 KV Oostende

The Premier League Financial Effect: Huddersfield Town Case Study

What effect does the Premier League have on newly-promoted clubs’ finances? This article shows the astronomical increases in revenue resulting from promotion to the Premier League compared to promotion to the Championship or League One. Further, we can see how relegation back to the Championship effects revenue using Huddersfield as the example case.… Read More The Premier League Financial Effect: Huddersfield Town Case Study