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Werder Bremen -Where Defending Has Become Optional

November 30, 2010

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Under Thomas Schaaf, Werder Bremen have been known as an all out attacking team, with defense being a “secondary concern”. This strategy has been relatively successful, with the team consistently finishing in the top 3 and playing in the Champion’s League. Schaaf sacrifices defensive solidity for offensive efficiency and it usually leads to his team […]

Sven Bender- The Beast to Nuri Sahin’s Beauty

November 16, 2010

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Borrusia Dortmund are top of the Bundesliga, playing beautiful football with a team full of young exciting players. Most of the credit for the team’s success has gone to Nuri Sahin and Shinji Kagawa (two excellent players) but an equally important part of the team that is not getting much attention is Sven Bender, the […]

Metzelder Is Not A Right Back – And Schalke Are A Mess.

September 13, 2010

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Schalke have had a terrible start to the season losing all three of their games. Felix Magath has tried all kinds of tactics and combinations but his team has continued to look awful both in defense and upfront. Against Hoffeinheim, Schalke lined up in some sort of hybrid diamond formation with Raul playing in the […]