TFA Today: What is Union’s special secret for success? What women’s team have a record even Barcelona would be happy with?
In today’s Total Football Analysis Today newsletter (subscribe below, it’s good stuff) you will find the secret ingredient in Union’s rise to the German football elite, a tactical look at the best women’s team in the Netherlands plus our usual analytical trip around the top leagues in Europe.
Union Berlin have surprised many this season and set pieces have been a major part of their success – Marcel Seifeddine looks at how they use them and what makes them work
Twente Vrouwen are unbeaten in the Eredivisie and have a league record that is on a level with Barcelona – David Astill dives into their tactics to see what they are doing that is so interesting
On EPL Analysis, Aditya Chauhan previews Man United vs Leeds – looking at why United’s home form has been so impressive and where Leeds might be able to find a weakness
We also take a data-focused look at why Jorginho’s move to Arsenal might be one of the cleverest moves of the window
Over on La Liga Analysis, Raghav Sharma scouts Martin Zubamendi and explains why he is the rock upon which Real Sociedad are currently built
In Serie A, Fiorentina opted to make Antonin Barak’s loan from Hellas Verona permanent – Souhardya B. explains why
Randal Kolo Muani was very impressive for France in the World Cup but it is his move to the Bundesliga that has seen him become a consistent top performer – Raghav dives into the metrics to explain why he is reaching his potential
Adam then has the archives…
Bilal El Khannous has extended his contract until 2027 with Genk as he doesn’t want to ‘skip steps’ – read our recent scout report looking at why Premier League clubs are interested in the Moroccan sensation
Dusan Vlahovic scored twice for Juventus last night in a comfortable 3-0 away win in Serie A – read our scout report looking at why the Serbian is one of the best strikers in world football
Anel Ahmedhodzic scored for Sheffield United last night in the FA Cup against Wrexham – we recently analysed the Bosnian centre-back at Bramall Lane
Kerala Blasters won 2-1 yesterday in the ISL – read our analysis of Ivan Vukomanović’s tactics with the Indian side
Enjoy and we’ll be back tomorrow!