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

Sønderjyske 3-1 Midtjylland: Direct Tactics Propel Sønderjyske to a Second Straight Cup Final

Sønderjyske’s direct attacking tactics and structured defensive shape helped them unexpectedly beat Midtjylland 3-1. This article looks at how both teams set up and how Sønderjyske’s directness carved open one of the best Danish teams of the past decade.… Read More Sønderjyske 3-1 Midtjylland: Direct Tactics Propel Sønderjyske to a Second Straight Cup Final