TFA Today: Finding the next Dante, why consistent defensive contributions are difficult and MLS’ Western favourites…
It’s the final Total Football Analysis Today Newsletter of the week (have you subscribed yet? You are missing out if not…)
In the latest podcast, Adam is joined by one of our team, Scott Martin, and they dive into more detail about Scott’s latest magazine article around data and defensive contributions. Worth a listen!
MLS is back and in the third part of his league preview, Luis Kircher looks for the favourites in the Western Conference
French Football Fintan loves Dante. But, unfortunately for both Nice and Fintan, the time has probably come to start thinking about alternative left-central defenders who can play for the Ligue 1 side – see who we have come up with
Yesterday’s TFA Scouted player was Johan Hove of FC Groningen – check out our scout report
This week, we launched the March Total Football Analysis Magazine – now available for download and FREE for our members or just €5.99 (membership needed)
Boca Juniors beat Patronato 3-0 to lift the Super Cup last night – read our tactical analysis of the Argentinian giants’ tactics
Vincent Janssen scored for Royal Antwerp to help them progress to the final of the Belgian Cup – we recently analysed the experienced striker’s role under Mark van Bommel
Samuel Iling-Junior scored for Juventus’ U23s last night in a defeat – read our scout report of the exciting English winger plying his trade in Turin
Brian Brobbey bagged a goal and registered an assist for Ajax yesterday – take a look at our analysis of the prolific Dutch centre-forward here
And we finish with a couple of previews.
Aditya Chauhan looks ahead to Premier League leaders Arsenal and their game against Bournemouth, looking at shot assists, progressive passes and the key players
He then turns his attention to Japan’s J-League and Vissel Kobe vs Gamba Osaka – looking at how both sides progress the ball, their xG maps and what the betting markets are saying
This should keep you going until next week – enjoy!
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