How to Defend Against Potent Attacking Teams

By Stevie Grieve In the Copa Del Rey final, Real Madrid went into the game against Barcelona confident of a win, even without Cristiano Ronaldo who mass missing due to injury, but with Bale and Benzema both capable of defending … Continue reading

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How to Exploit the Weakness – Even In a Good Defense

By Stevie Grieve In last weeks article, I looked at the recent Champions League match between Atletico de Madrid and Barcelona, which Atletico won 1-0. I look at their defensive set up and how they made it difficult for Barcelona … Continue reading

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How To Force Messi to Shoot From Distance

By Stevie Grieve In the recent Champions League Quarter Final clash, Barcelona drew 1-1 at home to Atletico de Madrid, and went into the 2nd game at the Vicente Calderon needing to score to have a chance at qualification for … Continue reading

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Winning Soccer Tactics

This blog post is an excerpt from our new book, Tactics for winning soccer.  The complete article includes tactics on how to deal with Messi and how best to apply pressure on Barcelona. By Waleed Zaghloul. Watching the latest Classico, … Continue reading

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How Barcelona Unlocks Opposing Defenses

This article is an excerpt from our new eBook by Scott Allison – Coaching the Barcelona 4-3-3  This is from the chapter – Attacking in the Final Third ATTACKING IN THE FINAL THIRD – INTRODUCTION It’s the part of the game … Continue reading

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How Bayern Munich Exposes the Weaknesses of the 4-3-3

By Stevie Grieve, Author of Coaching the 4-2-3-1, Modern Soccer Tactics and Winning Soccer Tactics.  Check out his new book, Coaching the 4-2-3-1 Advanced Tactics here. Barcelona v Bayern Munich (0-3) Champions League Semi-Final 2nd Leg, April 2013 Bayern Target Barcelona’s Full Backs to Create … Continue reading

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