Scoring from Corner Kicks

By Stevie Grieve In the recent match between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid, there were 6 goals, with 50% scored from corner kicks, with several other missed headers and 2nd balls which could’ve resulted in more goals. Interestingly, both teams … Continue reading

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Pressing to Make Play Predictable

By Stevie Grieve Bayern Munich seem to have changed to a new 3-4-2-1 type of formation this season, possibly to combat teams playing a low 4-2-3-1 or 4-5-1, overloading midfield with 6 players while having 3 players in deep positions … Continue reading

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Manchester United’s Defensive Problems v MK Dons

By Stevie Grieve New Manchester United Manager Louis Van Gaal has taken over a struggling side from last season, but despite the criticism that David Moyes endured, Louis Van Gaal’s premier league start had delivered 1 point from 2 winnable … Continue reading

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Bayern Right Side Attack v Wolfsburg

By Stevie Grieve Bayern Munich opened the new Bundesliga season as Champions but without a fully fit squad and missing several key central midfielders, including Toni Kroos who was sold to Real Madrid. In central midfield, they had unknown teenager … Continue reading

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Creative Attacking

By Stevie Grieve Real Madrid went into the European Super Cup match against Sevilla on the back of a summer of spending on big names Toni Kroos, and James Rodriguez. It will be hard for Carlo Ancelotti to balance his … Continue reading

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Dortmund Beats Bayerns 3-4-3 Formation

By Stevie Grieve Borussia Dortmund lost to Bayern Munich in the 2013 Champions League Final, the 2014 German Cup Final, and lost Robert Lewandowski to their domestic rivals on a free transfer. They have however, now won the last 2 … Continue reading

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