Talkin’ tactics: Looking at what Tottenham could bring to the table against Juventus

Juventus has something to prove against Tottenham Hotspur. Not just for them, but also for Serie A.

With its financial dominance, the Premier League has been battling with the Spanish giants for the best players. “They may have the players, but they don’t know how to play tactics.” Serie A fans thought that the British could never take those tactics away. But they were wrong. Top managers have brought their ideas to England, with every game dissected under a microscope. Every tactic is explained and debated by experts and amateurs. The feeling that Serie A has the best tactical games is long gone for many people.

So here comes Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur, a team lauded for its tactical brilliance. Serie A fans need this game. They need Juventus to win this battle and show the world that the Italian league is still the king of tactics.

Tottenham’s tactics

Pochettino has used a lot of formations since taking over Tottenham Hotspur. Their recent setup is a 4-2-3-1:

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