TFA Today: What Carlo needs to fix at Real and fast, the latest non-league hotshot snapped up by Peterboro and the TFA Scouted pod…
In the #TacticsTuesday Total Football Analysis Today Newsletter (subscribe below, it’s good stuff) we have the latest TFA #scouted #podcast, a look at what is stopping Real Madrid catching Barcelona, why Peterborough have gambled on yet another non-league striker and our usual trip around the analytics in Europe’s big leagues.
Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid lost to Mallorca at the weekend and Akhilesh Ashok looks at three tactical areas that they must improve if they are to catch the La Liga leaders, Barca
Kabongo Tshimanga has been scoring lots of goals in the National League for some time now and Peterborough have finally taken the plunge and signed him on loan – Jack Manship gets into the data to see how he compares to the rest
In this week’s TFA Scouted Podcast, Bryant Marques joins Adam Scully to talk about RB Salzburg’s Danish dancer Maurits Kjaergaard, yet another highly-rated talent off the production line
Our former SmartOdds betting analyst, Daniel King, has been looking at the markets around several topics in the last 24 hours.
Firstly, he reviews Atletico’s draw with Getafe in La Liga from the market perspective
And then does the same on Athletic Club’s big win over Cadiz
On EPL Analysis, Aditya Chauhan analyses Sean Dyche’s first win as Everton manager
He then looks at how Preston’s away form might be their saving grace in their Championship playoff push
On La Liga Analysis, Raghav Sharma gets deep into the data looking at Ander Herrera’s form since returning to Athletic Club
You can then read his piece on Bundesliga Analysis, explaining how Julian Brandt is finally returning to form at Borussia Dortmund
Raghav then looks at Lens’ interesting signing from Mainz, Angelo Fulgini and the off-the-chart metrics that will have attracted the Ligue 1 club to snap him up
Over in Scotland, Alistair Johnston is proving to be another very smart bit of business by Celtic – Souhardya B. breaks down the numbers
Adam then has the archives…
Jesse Marsch has been removed as the head coach of Leeds United following Sunday’s defeat to Nottm Forest – Marsch is still an excellent coach with an interesting tactical philosophy, which you can read about
With news of Leeds United looking for an immediate replacement for Marsch, Rayo Vallecano’s Andoni Iraola could be an excellent choice to continue the work of Marcelo Bielsa – read about his tactics
Robert Renan is being linked with a move to Real Madrid this week – read our scout report, looking at the centre-back who just signed for Zenit in January
Burgos CF drew goalless last night in La Liga Santander – we recently analysed the Spanish minnows’ defensive tactics when they had the best defence in Europe which can be found here
Enjoy and we’ll be back tomorrow!
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