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Football coach @ Røa IL⚽️🇳🇴
Nov 28, 2021 11 tweets 5 min read
Looking forward to seeing Ralf Rangnick at #MUFC - An excellent football brain, effectively the Godfather of Gegenpressing!

I did a bit of work in my e-book on his 4-2-2-2 formation! His philosophy has had a big impact on me as a coach and fan

Here's how the 4-2-2-2 could look
Sep 9, 2021 13 tweets 5 min read
TACTICAL THEORY THREAD⚽️⚡️

BREAKING DOWN A 5-3-2 MID/LOW-BLOCK👇

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@TacticalPad Image Initial 3-4-2-1/3-4-3 Set-up.

Creating a +1 numerical overload in the build phase to support ball retention amongst CB's if the two CF's engage and press higher. Image
Jun 24, 2021 9 tweets 3 min read
THE 4-1-2-1-2 (4-4-2🔷) FORMATION - A THREAD

🔵NATURAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
🔵CREATING A 3-2-5 ATTACKING SHAPE
🔵WIDE TRIANGLES FOR PENETRATION
🔵HIGH/MID/LOW BLOCK SHAPES

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@TacticalPad Image Natural strengths and weaknesses of the 4-1-2-1-2

Used by:

French National Team
Real Madrid 2017/18 Season
AC Milan 2003/04 Season Image
Jun 4, 2021 11 tweets 4 min read
THE 4-3-3 - A THREAD👇

🔵STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE SYSTEM
🔵BUILD UP/ATTACKING STRUCTURE
🔵USING A FALSE NINE
🔵PEP GUARDIOLA'S INVERTED FULL-BACKS

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@TacticalPad NATURAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE 4-3-3👇
May 24, 2021 10 tweets 4 min read
The 4-2-3-1 Formation:

A THREAD👇

🔵Natural Strengths and Weaknesses
🔵Building with a Double Pivot
🔵High/Mid/Low Block

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More formations coming soon! Strengths and Weaknesses of the 4-2-3-1

🔵Naturally Flexible Shape
🔵Addition of Two Holding Midfielders (CDM) For Balance
🔵Can Create 3v2 Opposition Overload if playing in a 4-4-2

#MUFC #Bayern #PSG
May 19, 2021 10 tweets 4 min read
THE 3-4-3: PRINCIPLES WHILST IN AND OUT OF POSSESSION

🔵ATTACKING STRUCTURE
🔵 7&11 RELATIONSHIP WITH WING-BACKS
🔵CREATING WIDE OVERLOADS
🔵 HIGH, MID AND LOW BLOCK SHAPE

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Utilised by teams such as; Chelsea, Atalanta and Roma
May 17, 2021 9 tweets 4 min read
THE WORKINGS OF THE 4-2-2-2: A THREAD👇

🔵 High-Block Pressing
🔵 Building in the 1st phase
🔵 Role of the #10's

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More threads like this to come... Image Natural Strengths and Weaknesses of the 4-2-2-2 system👇

A system utilised by teams such as; Southampton, PSV Eindhoven and Red Bull Salzburg.

#SaintsFC #PSV #RBSalzburg Image
Apr 28, 2021 20 tweets 6 min read
JESSE MARSCH FOOTBALL PHILOSOPHY🇺🇸

A Tactical Analysis Case Study of Jesse Marsch's Red Bull Salzburg team.

What can we expect at #RBLeipzig?

A THREAD👇 "Being aggressive is better than being passive... and that's the way I like to live life"
Mar 28, 2021 9 tweets 14 min read
For #SundayShare below is a THREAD of all of my analysis work, E-book's, and articles for @BTLvid and @FootballUnravel

These resources are all free for you guys to access. I hope that you can all learn something from these.

Please feel free to RT and share with others! FOOTBALL FORMATIONS AND STRATEGIES E-BOOK

With emphasis on best practice examples whilst in and out of possession in various formations and strategies.

Link: drive.google.com/file/d/1gVUzRL…