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Analysis of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool defensive system

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have a clear, organised defensive system married with a superb, strong mentality

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Asian Cup 2019, Match Analysis: Australia 0-1 Jordan

Analysis of Australia’s 0-1 defeat to Jordan in their opening match of the 2019 Asian Cup

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Detailing Maurizio Sarri’s game model in possession, and Chelsea’s current issues

An extensive look at Sarri’s style of play in attack, and areas of improvement in Chelsea’s current implementation

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Chelsea finding the third man under Maurizio Sarri

By and large, Maurizio Sarri’s start to life at Chelsea has been relatively positive, and the side remains unbeaten after 12 Premier League games.

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The key tactical battleground in Australia’s crucial match against Denmark

Australia’s defensive block is very hard to beat and the tactical ‘battle’ between Eriksen and Australia’s 6s will be key to this crucial group game.

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How can Melbourne Victory upset Sydney FC?

Melbourne Victory have an incredibly poor record against Sydney FC – so how can they hope to turn it around in a semi-final?

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A glimpse of the future of football analytics

Investigating a presentation at MIT Sports Sloan Conference to see how Barcelona are changing performance analysis in football

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The secret to Sydney FC’s success

There are a multitude of factors that go into the planning of an A-League season, but few as many complex and critical as the conditioning program.

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How the start of the Bert van Marwijk era stacked up

Van Marwijk will probably achieve some short-term success, but it is unlikely he will leave a long-term legacy.

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Is Kevin Muscat evolving as a coach?

Kevin Muscat has great potential as a coach, but he must still develop in his role in order for the Victory to go forward.

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Graham Arnold is not Ange Postecoglou, but they are not polar opposites

There are several core values that Arnold and Postecoglou share that can be considered Australian.

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Ten-man Jets flex their substantial tactical muscle

Newcastle’s famous win over Sydney was a case study of their tactical strengths and flexibility this season