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Twente 2 – 0 Roda: In-game tweaks win the match for Twente

April 1, 2012

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Twente beat Roda in a must-win game in the tight end-stages of the 2011/12 Eredivisie. Steve McClaren’s team overcame an opponent that lacked any sorts of offensive intentions, but did provide a stubborn defense. Data for this match report has been provided by Infostrada Sports.   Twente’s 4-3-3 Coming off a disappointing series of only […]

Roda 3 – 1 VVV: Home side more efficient, but VVV show their potential

March 10, 2012

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Coming off four straight wins, VVV went into this derby clash with some expectations. New manager Ton Lokhoff took over at the end of 2011, to see his team take five wins from the first seven matches in charge, only losing away at relegation rivals Excelsior and newly promoted RKC. Away at Roda, who came […]

Roda 2 – 1 Twente: Adriaanse’s first defeat in a tactically surprising match

September 11, 2011

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Two tactically tuned formations played out an interesting match, where Roda countered their way towards beating their opponents in the second half. Twente manager Co Adriaanse deliberately left his right wing vacated and ultimately paid the price as Roda, one of only four teams that Twente failed to beat both home and away last year, […]

Roda 2 –2 Ajax: Courageous tactical move rewarded with a come-back

February 13, 2011

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Home team Roda will be keen to maintain their unbeaten home record (4-6-0) and add three more points in their chase on Groningen and Ajax for a direct Europa League qualification spot. Meanwhile, Ajax face the difficult task of keeping the pace of both PSV and Twente who managed to win last night.   Another […]

PSV 3 – 1 Roda: Second half turnaround wins the game for PSV

December 21, 2010

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In their ultimate match before the winter break PSV faced Harm van Veldhoven’s Roda at home. On match day six both teams met each other before and the  0-0 draw proved that Roda’s 4-4-2 diamond was capable of posing PSV some difficulties. In this match, however, PSV manager Rutten managed to find the solution during […]

Roda 1 – 1 ADO: The 4-4-2 diamond doesn’t help Roda at home

December 11, 2010

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Roda remain unbeaten at home, but fail to win a home game again. Difficulties to convert their possession into chances which seem connected to their formation and playing style seem related to their 3-6-0 home series. ADO replaced missing winger Kubik with Vicento, a similar type of player, rather than making adjustments to their system […]

Roda 1 – 0 Groningen: Lack of a playmaker breaks up Groningen

November 28, 2010

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Groningen went into this away match at Roda knowing that a victory would take them to the second place in the Eredivisie. Roda, on the other hand, defended their unbeaten-at-home status. A match between two clubs with fairly different formations was certain to be among the more tactically interesting of the weekend. Roda’s 4-4-2 diamond […]