When you watch Napoli’s games under Maurizio Sarri, one thing that will jump to your mind is that they play a lot of passes, especially short passes. Napoli passed 11.5 times per percentage of possession last season, leading all 134 teams in the top flight of seven leagues in Europe (Bundesliga, Eredivisie, La Liga, Liga … Continue reading Blindside Movements And Mental Overloads: Breaking Down Maurizio Sarri’s Tactics
For a particular team, say Juventus, I compiled the number of shot they conceded in every Serie A game last season. The number of shots was then divided by the amount of the possession that the opponent enjoyed in that match. This method is to calculate how efficient an opponent could generate a scoring opportunity … Continue reading Measuring the performance of every defender in Serie A
Source: Tactical Analysis: Manchester City @ Monaco 1-3 UCL (2nd leg) 03/15/2017 An epic tactical battle between two opposite teams
Standard 4-3-3 for Napoli while Torino could not maintain its strong attack on the right flank.
Dzeko drops very deep to link up. Roma's attacks favor the right side.
The all-out attack of Palermo. Source: Tactical Snapshot: Lazio @ Palermo 1-0 Serie A 11/27/2016 Palermo’s location map
Milan attacks almost like a 3-4-3. Suso, Bonaventura and Abate are the heart of everything. Source: Tactical Snapshot: Milan @ Empoli 4-1 Serie A 11/26/2016 Milan’s location map
I wrote an article on Juventus Blog of the SB Nation about the tactical influences of Pjanic vs Pogba I also wrote a tactical analysis for Manchester Utd vs Manchester City a few weeks ago at eachgoal.com. Take a look if you want to see how Pogba is playing in Manchester!
Juventus opens its first Serie A game of the new season facing Fiorentina at home. Juventus fielded a 3-5-2 formation with buffon in the goal, BBC at the back, Alex Snadro and Daniel Alves at the w… Source: Fiorentina @ Juventus 1-2 20th August 2016