A tactical reflection on Lazio 1-4 Roma

Roma romped to a 4-1 win against Lazio in the Derby della Capitale at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday Afternoon which sent the¬†Giallorossi to within four points of second-placed Napoli. They took the lead within 15 minutes through a Stephan El Shaarawy header. Edin Dzeko increased the lead to 2-0 against the run of play after the hour-mark. Marco Parolo More...

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By Austin Dawkins On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

A tactical reflection of Juventus v Inter

Juventus defeated Inter 2-0 at the Juventus Stadium in the Derby d’Italia on Sunday night. The hosts stayed top of Serie A after Leonardo Bonucci pounced on an error to comfortably volley home, before Alvaro More...

By Austin Dawkins On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

A tactical reflection of Napoli v AC Milan

Napoli and AC Milan played out a very intriguing 1-1 draw at Stadio San Paolo on Monday night. The home side missed the chance to go top after Giacomo Bonaventura’s 43rd-minute effort cancelled out Lorenzo More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Roma suffer on both ends against Barcelona

Ryan Wrenn analyses the Gialorossi’s heavy defeat at the Camp Nou on Tuesday evening, and believes Edin Dzeko’s early chance proved costly for Rdi Garcia’s men.It might be difficult to appreciate, More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Top-heavy Roma force Lazio out of Derby della Capitale

Roma beat Lazio 2-0 in the Rome Derby Sunday as the victor’s offensive revolution continued. Ryan Wrenn looks at where the game was won and lost.Arguably the most important improvement Roma coach Rudi Garcia More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Allegri’s tactical nous the saviour for Juventus in Derby triumph

Juventus saw off their Turin rivals Torino 2-1 on round 11 of Serie A action in the season’s first Derby Della Mole, Ryan Wrenn takes a loot at why the Bianconeri owe a lot to coach Massimiliano Allegri for More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

How Juventus are quietly rediscovering the form that made them Italy’s best

Juventus may well be currently languishing outside the top 10, but as their performance against Atalanta suggests, the reigning Serie A champions are starting to rediscover the form that made them great, writes More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Mancini’s tactical blunder against Fiorentina a concern for Inter

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 More...

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...

By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, September 14th, 2015

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...

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