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NAC 4 –2 PSV: A rigid man marking system unsettles another league leading team

November 27, 2010


NAC Breda managed to beat another league leading team, after their 2-1 win over Twente a few weeks ago. Deploying a rigid man marking system they succeeded in frustrating PSV’s game and they once again illustrated that playing a formation that suits the players best will generally be rewarded. Combining Amoah’s skill and strength with […]

Heerenveen 0 –2 NAC: Jans still puzzled, while NAC successfully reverted to their 4-3-3

November 9, 2010


Ron Jans still hasn’t found the right formation for Heerenveen, while NAC looked happy to revert back to their 4-3-3 formation. Heerenveen’s shuffled attacking line-up looked out of sorts, building up more frustration for striker Bas Dost who continuously lacks the support he needs from the wings. Two early second half goals decided the match […]

Groningen 2 – 1 NAC: Three goals by Groningen captain Granqvist, yet still a narrow score line

November 7, 2010


Groningen managed to beat NAC Breda, two teams separated by only three points in last year’s final standings, but having quite different season starts this year. Young manager Pieter Huistra continues to impress with a 4-2-3-1 that suits the Groningen players very well. Against NAC they dominated the match, although the score line suggested otherwise, […]

NAC 1 – 2 Roda: A 4-4-2 diamond and a deserved second half turnaround

October 25, 2010


High-flying Roda JC beat NAC Breda away last weekend to go top of the Eredivisie, albeit only for a day. Their 4-4-2 diamond proved too much for NAC, whose wingers failed to track back their markers, allowing Roda full control of the game in the second half.   Unique Both teams have a certain aspect […]