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

Hamburg 1-1 Karlsruher SC: HSV Promotion Hopes Narrowed by KSC’s Compact Defensive Tactics

Karlsruher SC kept a structured and narrow defensive shape in their 1-1 draw with Hamburger SV. This article breaks down both team’s tactics and how both HSV and KSC couldn’t create many chances from open play. HSV’s promotion hopes are now under even more pressure.… Read More Hamburg 1-1 Karlsruher SC: HSV Promotion Hopes Narrowed by KSC’s Compact Defensive Tactics

A Tactical Look at Ryan Mason’s Managerial Debut

Article by Ben Griffis Ryan Mason, whose career ended after a life-threatening head injury in January 2017, took over at Spurs on April 19th after José Mourinho was sacked. The Tottenham academy graduate and Enfield native took charge of his first senior match 2 days later against Southampton. While he coached in the Spurs youth… Read More A Tactical Look at Ryan Mason’s Managerial Debut