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How Chelsea are Freeing Their Wingbacks

October 30, 2010


If  you watch Chelsea play then you will notice just how attacking their wingbacks are. Ancelloti’s system is heavily reliant on the wingbacks for width and to create overloads on the flanks  so he sets up his midfield and defense in such a way that the fullbacks can get forward on a regular basis without […]

Will Chelsea return to the diamond?

July 21, 2010


Carlo Ancelotti introduced his signature diamond formation to Chelsea at the beginning of last season but by the end of the season he seemed to have lost faith in it. Offensively, the formation didn’t seem to suit Lampard and Malouda but it did allow Anelka and Drogba to play well with each other. Chelsea have […]