Urawa Red Diamonds 2-2 Vissel Kobe Tactical Analysis: Shades of Barcelona in an Entertaining Match

Urawa Red Diamonds hosted Vissel Kobe for the second leg of the J.League Cup Playoff Round on June 13th. The match ended as a 2-2 stalemate after an entertaining match where both teams’ tactics were reminiscent of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, spearheaded by ex-Barcelona men Andrés Iniesta and Sergi Samper. Urawa Reds will move onto the Quarter Finals of Japan’s league cup after winning the first leg the week before 2-1 in Kobe.… Read More Urawa Red Diamonds 2-2 Vissel Kobe Tactical Analysis: Shades of Barcelona in an Entertaining Match

Seongnam 1-5 Jeonbuk: Brilliant Jeonbuk Take Advantage of Seongnam’s Defensive Woes

Article by Ben Griffis Seongnam FC hosted Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC on June 6th, 2021 in a rescheduled Round 15 matchup. The original match was postponed because of COVID protocols after Seongnam’s match against FC Seoul where one of Seoul’s players tested positive after the match. Kim Nam-il’s Seongnam, after a solid start to the… Read More Seongnam 1-5 Jeonbuk: Brilliant Jeonbuk Take Advantage of Seongnam’s Defensive Woes

Gwangju 3-4 Suwon Samsung Bluewings: Tactical Analysis of a Thrilling K League Round 18 Match

Gwangju FC hosted Suwon Samsung Bluewings in a thrilling 18th Round K League 1 match on May 23, 2021. Both teams profited from their opponent’s defensive errors. This article analyzes both team’s tactics in a match ending 3-4 to the visitors and one which saw 3 goals after the 80th minute.… Read More Gwangju 3-4 Suwon Samsung Bluewings: Tactical Analysis of a Thrilling K League Round 18 Match