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Chile’s New Tactical Set-Up

August 18, 2011

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I was a big fan of Marcelo Bielsa’s Chile team and even wrote them a love letter during the World Cup last year. Bielsa is gone now and Chile have changed their tactical set-up while still retaining the core philosophy of relentless pressing and attacking in numbers. Claudio Bhorgi plays more of a 3412 (or […]

How Chelsea are Freeing Their Wingbacks

October 30, 2010

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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 […]

Chile’s intense pressing game(a love letter)

June 17, 2010

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I was going to write an article about Chile’s intense pressing game but Zonal Marking has beaten me to it. I feel like this performance was under-appreciated by the world at large so I still want to do my part to highlight just how amazing it was. If you want more details on Bielsa’s system, […]