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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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World Cup 2018: Denmark opposition scouting report

A look at how Australia’s next World Cup 2018 opponents, Denmark, set up tactically

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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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World Cup 2018: France opposition scouting report

France might have the greatest strength in depth at this World Cup, but they are yet to become the sum of their strongest parts on the pitch.

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Do the Socceroos best players fit into Bert van Marwijk’s system?

The midfield zone was the area of greatest strength during the Ange Postecoglou era, but also the most problematic.

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World Cup 2018: Socceroos tactical preview

A in-depth preview of how the Socceroos will approach the 2018 World Cup tactically

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Jamie Maclaren, the tactically astute yet surprising final selection for the Socceroos

The biggest surprise in Bert van Marwijk’s final Socceroos squad was the inclusion of Jamie Maclaren, but where does he fit into the side?

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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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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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Assessing the tactical fit of the main Socceroos coaching candidates

Graham Arnold, Tony Popovic, Marcelo Bielsa & Ralf Rangnick appear to be the main candidates on the Socceroos shortlist, but who is the best fit for the job?

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Overload the key to Socceroos World Cup qualification

A significant contributor to the confident Australian performance in their first leg draw with Honduras was their ability to overload in midfield areas.

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What is the pragmatic side of the Socceroo’s attacking 3-2-4-1 formation?

Ange Postecoglou is characterised as a gung-ho attacking coach, but does he have a defensive side?