Despite there being nothing to play for in this Group B dead rubber, Vicente Del Bosque made three important tactical tweaks to ensure Spain’s victory over the Socceroos
An in-depth analysis of Spain, their possession-based style of football and how Vicente Del Bosque may set up his side for their Group B clash with the Socceroos
A fascinating tactical battle saw Louis Van Gaal start with his side’s unorthodox 3-4-1-2 formation, but was eventually forced to switch a back four due to Australia’s clever, intense pressing
The Dutch have deployed an unusual 3-4-1-2 formation at this World Cup, creating one of the more fascinating tactical battles at this tournament
Chile stormed into an early lead by overloading the flanks, but Australia were able to mount a second half comeback by exploiting their weakness at the back
Australia and Chile meet at the World Cup forty-two years after their first clash.
Even after only three games in charge, Ange Postecoglou’s footballing footprint is clearly imprinted upon the new-look Socceroos.