A Guide to Pressing in Soccer Tactics

A Guide to Pressing in Soccer Tactics

Since the ascent of Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, it has become commonplace for tactics writers to talk about a team being committed to pressing. Unfortunately, however, this term is becoming increasingly useless as it is being used to describe a variety of fairly...
The Case for 3-4-3 at Attack-Minded Clubs

The Case for 3-4-3 at Attack-Minded Clubs

While it may not make for entertaining football, there is a reason that teams adopt a low defensive block and an extreme defensive approach in order to counter the talent discrepancy between them and the game’s richer sides: The system works—or at least it works...