Where has the 4-4-2 gone?
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Where has the 4-4-2 gone?

When you first learn about football, some of the terms you come across are unavoidable. You get used to the idea of the offside rule, the penalty box and corner kick without too much thought, and then there…

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Benitez brings 4-2-3-1 to Madrid
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Benitez brings 4-2-3-1 to Madrid

Rafael Benitez started life as Real Madrid’s manager with a tame 0:0 draw with newly-promoted Sporting Gijon. Real was dominant at El Molinon in the first round of La Liga but failed to find their way to the…

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Dortmund’s return to the title challenge #TopElevenTactics
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Dortmund’s return to the title challenge #TopElevenTactics

Borussia Dortmund will start this season with the ambition of returning as a title challenger in the Bundesliga and playing Champions League. They have changed managers, Tuchel has replaced Klopp, but have, perhaps surprisingly, managed to make their…

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Bayern Munich – who could follow Vidal #TopElevenTactics
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Bayern Munich – who could follow Vidal #TopElevenTactics

With Arturo Vidal having joined the German champions and effectively replacing Schweinsteiger, what else do they need? Well, in order to win the Bundesliga again, most probably nothing. But then again, their ambition is to win the Champions…

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How Varane would strengthen the Jose Mourinho’s defence #TopElevenTactics
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How Varane would strengthen the Jose Mourinho’s defence #TopElevenTactics

One of the areas that Jose Mourinho can feel confident about heading into the new season is his defense. However, Mourinho is likely to want to strengthen it, and his first pick is Raphael Varane from Real Madrid. Chelsea…

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Two ways Liverpool should set-up next season #TopElevenTactics
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Two ways Liverpool should set-up next season #TopElevenTactics

Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool will be keen to forget last season. Having dropped to sixth place after being second the year before, the manager and squad will be keen to prove that the 2013/14 season, when they finished 2nd,…

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Van Gaal at Man Utd, season 2: The Challenge
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Van Gaal at Man Utd, season 2: The Challenge

Louis van Gaal’s second season in charge of Manchester United is set to be something completely different from the first one. Following the short but disastrous reign of David Moyes, who took the team to its lowest rank…

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How Juve could contend without Pirlo, Pogba and Vidal next season #TopElevenTactics
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How Juve could contend without Pirlo, Pogba and Vidal next season #TopElevenTactics

With Andrea Pirlo’s departure for New York City, Arturo Vidal on his way to Bayern Munich and rumors of Paul Pogba leaving, Juventus will be looking to revamp their midfield in the upcoming season. The Turin club have…

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How Van Persie would fit into the Fenerbahce team #TopElevenTactics
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How Van Persie would fit into the Fenerbahce team #TopElevenTactics

Robin van Persie’s move from Manchester United to Fenerbahce has undoubtedly been one of the stories of the summer so far. Although he turns 32 in August and his form is nowhere near his wonderful exploits of the…

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Manage your Top Eleven squad like Mexico’s Gold Cup Team
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Manage your Top Eleven squad like Mexico’s Gold Cup Team

Less than two years ago, time was running out for the Mexican team when the Americans scored a very late equalizer against Panama, giving their southern neighbors a chance to make it to the World Cup via the…

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