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A-League Analysis

How Josep Gombau has already evolved the Western Sydney Wanderers

Josep Gombau’s general approach is similar to the Wanderers existing style of play, but he has introduced subtle tweaks that make him different from his predecessor

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Will Josep Gombau’s arrival transform the Wanderers?

Josep Gombau was a charismatic and popular coach who won fans over with his infectious enthusiasm and attractive football, but can he be a success at the Western Sydney Wanderers?

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A-League Analysis

The most pressing issue from the Sydney Derby

In a typically feisty, atmospheric derby, the Western Sydney Wanderers were able to cause Sydney FC problems with their energetic pressing.

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Running Mitch Nichols the key that unlocks Wanderers’ potency

Mitch Nichols has gradually evolved into the Western Sydney Wanderers key player, and one of the A-League’s complete playmakers

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A-League Analysis

Match Analysis: Melbourne City 3-2 Western Sydney Wanderers

The league’s best attack met the best defence in an exciting, high-tempo A-League classic.

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A-League

Match Analysis: Western Sydney Wanderers 0-0 Adelaide United

Contentious penalty decisions overshadowed what started as a game of great intensity, before the tempo dropped and neither side could find a breakthrough.

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Popovic’s Western Sydney Wanderers evolution reaches peak possession

The Western Sydney Wanderers have evolved their playing style from one end of the tactical spectrum to the other

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Western Sydney show signs of promise between the lines

The Western Sydney Wanderers found joy between Melbourne City’s lines of defence and midfield by bringing their wide players inside, in what is a subtle tweak to their usual approach

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Why winning the Asian Champions League has contributed to Western Sydney’s poor A-League form

Paradoxically, the Western Sydney Wanderers have done very poorly in the A-League this season because they did so well in the Asian Champions League.

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Why Tony Popovic’s time might be up: the three year rule and the curse of Bela Guttman

After three years of extraordinary success, could this be the end of the Tony Popovic era?

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Match Analysis: Western Sydney Wanderers 0-1 Brisbane Roar

Henrique’s early penalty was enough for Brisbane to secure a first win under new boss Frans Thijssen.

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Match Analysis: Western Sydney Wanderers 1-1 Sydney FC

The Wanderers dominated the first half, but didn’t make the most of their chances, and the game petered out into a stalemate.