Tag: El Clásico

January 26, 2012 / / Copa del Rey
December 12, 2011 / / El Clasico
December 10, 2011 / / Tactics
May 3, 2011 / / Champions League
November 29, 2010 / / Barcelona

It wasn’t just football.  It was bliss.

November 27, 2010 / / Barcelona

The match everyone has been waiting for is once again upon us. In preparation for the Clásico, I’m going to be providing a detailed breakdown of the tactical issues that will likely shape the match. This first part provides a high level overview for how Madrid plays when in possession. I’ll follow up this post up by drilling down into more detailed specifics in subsequent posts as well as providing analysis for how Madrid defends. Finally, in the last post of this series I’ll discuss how Barça can take advantage of Madrid’s weaknesses and can decrease the risks posed by Madrid’s strengths.

A Classic Tactical Moment from El Clásico