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The Best 3 Back Formations In Soccer

Having three center-backs is a common sight in modern soccer, though, for many years, it was often more usual for teams to play with four defenders. English clubs rarely used three at the back, but in Europe, especially Italy and Spain, it’s been common practice for teams to make use of three center-backs.  South American …

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4 Best Formations To Use Against 4-2-3-1

It’s well-documented that one of the most effective modern formations in soccer is the 4-2-3-1 formation, with an emphasis on the three attacking midfielders being used to cause defenses all kinds of trouble. When the team using the 4-2-3-1 is packed with skillful players, it’s a nightmare for defenders to combat.  If the defense moves …

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4 Best Formations To Use Against 3-5-2

The 3-5-2 formation has been around since at least the 1980s and was made famous by the 1986 World Cup-winning Argentina side that included Diego Maradona. The Argentina manager, Carlos Bilardo, is credited with creating the formation to allow the team’s star player, Maradona, to have enough space to cause untold damage to opposing teams.  …

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4 Best Formations For a Slow & Weaker Team 

While it’s always nice to have a squad of players with the skill and flair of world champions, in reality, many teams simply don’t have the ability required. These teams have solid and dependable squad players who, while giving their all, have to be classed as slower or weaker players.  It is essential for teams …

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4 Best Positions For Short Players 

A person’s height shouldn’t affect their ability to play soccer professionally. The soccer world is littered with players of a more diminutive stature who have gone on to dominate the sport. Sometimes being taller has its advantages, in defense, for example, but at other times, being smaller often allows a player to move around the …

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4 Best Formations To Use Against 4-3-3

The 4-3-3 formation is one of modern soccer’s most prominent and successful formations. It’s the go-to formation for top teams thanks to its versatility and attacking threat; the better the team, the more threatening the formation is when going forwards.  It is widely used by elite teams such as Liverpool, Manchester City, and even international …

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