THREAD! 👇 Bayern Munich won the 2020 UEFA Super Cup with victory over Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla. Our coaches reveal the tactical patterns from the game 🏆 #SuperCup
🔍 Bayern were also organised into a 4-2-3-1; Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka formed the double pivot at the base of their midfield (1/8)

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🔍 They remained in that 4-2-3-1 while they were without possession; Robert Lewandowski was supported by Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sané and Thomas Müller in leading their press (2/8)

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🔍 One of their attempts to advance possession involved taking the ball wide and then back infield into the relevant half-space; rotations were offered further forwards (3/8)

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🔍 It was easier for them to find spaces between the lines; the positioning of Sané and Gnabry tested Sevilla’s central defenders, and often unsettled them (4/8)

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🔍 Sevilla were organised into a 4-2-3-1 formation led by Luuk de Jong, who was supported by Ivan Rakitic, Lucas Ocampos and Suso (5/8)

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🔍 That 4-2-3-1 became a 4-4-2 while they were defending, through Rakitic advancing to alongside De Jong, and Suso and Ocampos withdrawing into midfield (6/8)

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🔍 Julen Lopetegui’s favoured defensive approach involved them populating the central areas of the pitch with numbers to minimise Bayern Munich’s space (7/8)

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🔍 Jesús Navas and Sergio Escudero were encouraged to advance from full-back, contributing to Ocampos and Suso attacking infield (8/8)

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