Player Analysis: Pedro Neto – The Young Pup Turned Alpha

Written by Lee Chun Hang A New Alpha in The Making If Wolves’ first team is described as a wolf pack, then Raul Jimenez would certainly be one of the alphas of the group, spearheading attacks and constantly harassing opposition defenders with his strength and pace as a complete forward. The Mexican contributed with 43 league goals in his first two season, helping Wolves to … Continue reading Player Analysis: Pedro Neto – The Young Pup Turned Alpha

Player Analysis: Jadon Sancho – Should United sign Sancho?

Written by Lee Chun Hang City’s Loss, Dortmund’s Gain Not many players would turn down the opportunity to play under the best managers in the world. So often we hear in interviews where new signings credit the managers’ reputation for their decision to join the club, expressing their desire to learn from the very best of the game. This certainly makes Jadon Sancho an outlier, … Continue reading Player Analysis: Jadon Sancho – Should United sign Sancho?

Well-prepared Terzic – Dortmund’s positional structure that beat City’s press

Written by Matthew Mak In this midweek, UEFA Champions League quarter-finals are played. One of the interesting games is the clash between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund. The last meeting of these two clubs were nine years ago, managers and players had changed, only Marco Reus and Mats Hummels had played for the guests at the Etihad before. The black and yellow were having a … Continue reading Well-prepared Terzic – Dortmund’s positional structure that beat City’s press

Tactical Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich

Written by Liam Lam This match was one of the most decisive matches in Bundesliga on the title race. RB Leipzig brought up a fight against the giant, Bayern Munich but the result was disappointing for them. They are 7 points behind which would be utterly impossible for them to chase given the consistency that Bayern Munich have shown over the past seasons. Apart from … Continue reading Tactical Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich

Player Analysis: Aurélien Tchouaméni – France’s Next Big Midfielder

Written by Lee Chun Hang France’s got a new young defensive midfielder with immense potential, and no he is not Eduardo Camavinga. Monaco’s New Fabinho The title win in the 2016/17 season was a massive blessing but what followed through could be more of a curse to Monaco. The team led by Leonardo Jardim was perhaps the best Monaco fans have witnessed in sometime, it … Continue reading Player Analysis: Aurélien Tchouaméni – France’s Next Big Midfielder

Player Analysis: Raphinha – Leeds’s Brazilian Jewel

Written by Lee Chun Hang Leeds’s Attacking Rewards When Bielsa led Leeds United to promotion after 16 years of trying, they did so with such conviction in the attack, registering the most shots in the Championship (754) and scoring 77 times. That also coincided with their immense work rate in all areas of the pitch, as Bielsa prioritizes man-marking opponents for the whole game. Failure … Continue reading Player Analysis: Raphinha – Leeds’s Brazilian Jewel

How Chelsea outplayed Liverpool in the build-up

Written by Matthew Mak Liverpool were the Premier League champion in 2019/20, but they also struggled a lot since 2021 because of numerous reasons. Their loss against Chelsea was their fifth consecutive defeat at the Anfield Stadium – worst of the club history. Comparatively, despite being disappointing under the tenure of Lampard this season, the Blues gradually recover under Thomas Tuchel. The former Paris Saint-Germain … Continue reading How Chelsea outplayed Liverpool in the build-up

Alexander Isak 2020/21- Player Analysis

Written by Liam Lam Alexander Isak has caught our eyes by scoring 10 goals in his first season in Allsvenskan, playing for AIK when he was still 16 years old. With such an exceptional performance for his debut season, it was inevitable that big teams like Borussia Dortmund came knocking on his door. He spent five years in Germany including a short loan-spell at Willem … Continue reading Alexander Isak 2020/21- Player Analysis

Tactical Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Liverpool FC

Written by Liam Lam The Champions League is back and we could see on the first tie, RB Leipzig were taking on Liverpool. This game was played at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, a neutral venue after the German government banned all arrivals from countries affected by the new coronavirus variants. Before the game, RB Leipzig seemed to be the only contender that were able … Continue reading Tactical Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Liverpool FC

Positional tactics that won Chelsea the midfield battle over Tottenham

Written by Matthew Mak The third game of Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea is a London Derby, they travelled to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Thursday night. Despite both having 33 points before the game, the guests obviously outplayed the opponent and won with a one-nil victory. What are the key messages in this game? A strong positional structure and tactical concepts of Tuchel were quickly … Continue reading Positional tactics that won Chelsea the midfield battle over Tottenham