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Why Boca Juniors have dropped to mid-table mediocrity, how Zamalek have the most creative corners outside of Europe and more…

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Today, we go off the beaten track and have two articles focusing on a huge club in South America and one in Egypt. Enjoy!

Boca Juniors are absolute iconic football giants – yet this season they have slumped into complete mid-table mediocrity. Why? Jack Manship explains.

Karim ES scoured the world to find some new creative set-piece routines to look at – and his gaze fell upon Zamalek and what Juan Carlos Osorio has them doing from corners. Read his weekly column now.

ICYMI yesterday, England U21s lifted the trophy on Saturday, beating Spain in an ill-tempered final – Ahmed ElDaly has a match analysis, breaking the game down tactically for you.

We then move to the Euro U19 Championships and Beth Limb takes a close look at six rising stars you need to know about.

On the same theme, Fintan O’Reilly looks at the European summer season and calls out three players he has been very impressed with.

Head of Set-Piece Analysis, Marcel Seifeddine explains the value of the floated cross for you.

Scott Martin takes a close look at the NCAA Div 1 college soccer league in the USA and explains the different play styles.

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is nearly upon us and we have tactically previewed every single team in the tournament (yes, all 32 of them) helping you understand how each team plays and who are the key players to look out for. At 314 pages, this is our biggest magazine yet and it is the only guide to the tournament you need – and it is 100% free of charge to everyone, so get your download now.

And then, from the archives we’ve pulled up these articles which are newsworthy…

Chelsea are said to be chasing Montpellier forward Sepe Elye Wahi, so here’s our scout report on the 2022 Golden Boy award nominee for you to see what all the fuss is about.

Urawa Reds goalkeeper Zion Suzuki has made the headlines recently as Manchester United seem keen on bringing the 20 y/o stopper to Old Trafford. He could become the latest talent to make the jump from the J1 League to Europe, of which there have been plenty in recent years. Check out the top-five U23 starlets we highlighted to watch in Japan’s top-tier this year.

Sergej Milinković-Savić may finally be on his way out of Lazio, with Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal appearing as the most likely candidate for the Serbian midfielder’s signature. Becoming something of a cult hero over the years, our scout report highlights his role in Simone Inzaghi’s 2019/20 Lazio side that managed a fourth-place Serie A finish.

Megan Rapinoe has announced her retirement for the end of the 2023 NWSL season — her opening goal from the penalty spot helped the United States to a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA World Cup Final; if you want to look back at the US’ Rapinoe-led victory in the wake of her announcement, we’ve got the post-match analysis of that game.

That’s it for this today – we are back at the same time tomorrow. Spread the word!

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