Video: Nuno Espirito Santo’s tactics at Wolverhampton Wanderers – tactical analysis
In this video analysis, we take a closer look at Nuno Espirito Santo’s philosophy at Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers. Their current form form could even be what the side needs to push for a potential UEFA Champions League spot if the season continues.
The analysis mainly deals with Nuno’s defending tactics in a 3-5-2 system and 3-4-3 system at Wolves. Therefore, we examine their press and how they transition from a 3-4-3 to a 5-4-1 formation and from a 3-5-2 to a 5-3-2 formation when defending deeper.
Moreover, in our tactical analysis, we are going to unveil what makes their counter-attacks so threatening. In order to demonstrate the tactical concepts, we provide examples from their games against Tottenham, Norwich and Brighton.