Mancini’s tactical blunder against Fiorentina a concern for Inter

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Ahead of the seventh round of Serie A fixtures, Ryan Wrenn reflects on Fiorentina’s battle with Inter from the previous round of games, with a focus on how the Viola were so tactically superior. Fiorentina jumped to the top of the Serie A table for the first time since 1999 with a game week six win over an all-too-easily dismantled Inter. It More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Serie A Begins to Embrace Roma’s Front Three

This fourth round of Serie A fixtures saw the clearest indication yet that Italian sides are embracing a front three system similar to what Rudi Garcia brought to Roma two seasons ago. The Serie A Garcia arrived More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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The Lessons and Failures of the Derby della Madonnina

It’s tempting to look at the two teams fielded by Inter and AC Milan in Sunday’s Milan Derby and note all the hallmarks of the Juventus side that has dominated Serie A for the last four years. There More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Why Allegri’s new-look Juventus is stuttering

Two consecutive losses in their first two matches sees Juventus sit in 17th position on the Serie A table. And with the Bianconeri’s title defence off to a faltering start, Ryan Wrenn assesses what has gone More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Monday, June 8th, 2015

The Chiellini-sized hole: How the Juventus defender could have changed the Champions League final’s outcome against Barcelona

Forza Italian Football have taken a closer look at the goals conceded by the Bianconeri and have discovered that had the side deployed a back-three, things might have been different. Last weekend’s Champions More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Saturday, June 6th, 2015

A tactical analysis – How Juventus can beat Barcelona… With some help from Malaga

With many observers believing red-hot favourites Barcelona will beat Juventus and lift the Champions Legaue trophy this Saturday evening, a look back at La Liga would suggest that the Blaugrana have been unpicked by More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Calcio Coaching: Maurizio Sarri’s set piece secrets revealed

Forza Italian Football is pleased to continue to bring its readers a regular feature — Il Mister. Our experts will endeavour to show you all the methods and tactical secrets employed by Serie A’s best football More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

A lesson in Calcio: The Glossary of Italian football and player positions

Football may be a universal language, but sometimes it does help to know a few key words; Calcio has its own language too of course, which is decrypted here. Do you know your mezz’ala from your mediano and More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Filippo Inzaghi: A winning mentality

As we continue to bring you the coaching secrets of top Serie A tacticians, this week Forza Italian Football is presenting all fans of Italian football a brief snapshot of Filippo Inzaghi’s written thesis More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Calcio Coaching: How to beat Napoli in five easy steps

Here at Forza Italian Football we like to give something back to the clubs and coaches that make Serie A the best league in the world. In a fresh new feature, we bring the world of Italian football the key to unlocking More...



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