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Hungary – Holland, the preview

March 23, 2011

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This match must certainly be considered as one of the biggest games in Group E of the Euro 2012 qualifying tournament.  With 9 points from four matches, the Hungarians are ranked second behind the runners up of the last World Cup, Holland, who have won all four qualifying matches so far. Sweden is also in […]

Tactical preview of Twente – Zenit

March 10, 2011

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Twente’s season so far Twente has had a very respectable season so far. Given the fact that their successful manager Steve McLaren and several influential first team members had left during the summer, a sort of ‘transition season’ might have been expected. But those expectations have been superseded as the club had a respectable Champions […]

Tactical preview of Ajax – Spartak Moscow

March 9, 2011

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Ajax’ season so far Since the appointment of Frank de Boer as manager of Ajax on December 6, 2010, things have definitely changed at the Amsterdam ArenA. His predecessor Martin Jol often had Ajax playing in a pragmatic 4-2-3-1 formation, relying on two holding midfielders to cover for the wing-backs, who bombed forward to provide […]