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  1. May 28, 2011

    But Abibal starts :mrgreen: Let’s go King Eric. Own that left lank!

  2. Para
    May 28, 2011

    Euler, I saved your post to read as my ‘last’ tactical piece, and I am so glad I did. Reading it just reminds me again how clearly you manage to explain things to someone like me, who knows nothing about tactics, while at the same time not dumbing things down.

    Thank you!

  3. vicsoc
    May 28, 2011

    Liveblog is posted. I’m going to go drink 6 beers before the game starts, see you in 30 minutes!

  4. May 28, 2011

    no Puyi does create a very weird feeling…!
    BUT
    VISCA BARCA!

    14 minutes to go … and off to da living room same group of people in my living as in the manita! I leave nothing to chance!

    TOTS UNITS FEM FORCA!
    VISCA BFB!

  5. zul200289
    May 28, 2011

    Just registered to say that..

    You totally nailed it.

    SAF chose to play 4-4-1-1 against barca and what had happened on the pitch was exactly the same as what you have written here.

    I wonder why SAF didn’t change the formation at HT? Maybe because in the early 10 mins Utd was pressing exceptionally well because 4-4-1-1 allows each utd player to have natural match-up for each player to press and he’s banking on it to work throughout the second half?

    • zul200289
      May 28, 2011

      It might have worked though, if chicharito had enough experience to not be caught offside by barca’s defense.

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