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How to lose an argument, but think you’ve won: A theory on coaching conversations

THEORY How to lose an argument, but think you’ve won: A theory on coaching conversations October 27, 2017 Written by Joshua Faga A few months ago, I was having a conversation with a friend of mine that began in lighthearted fashion. We exchanged pleasantries, as you do, asked about each other’s family, as you do, …

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A brief look at Dortmund’s 1st half pressing vs Bayern

The 1st half of this game showcased Dortmund’s ability to disrupt build-up. While Tuchel and Dortmund are often lauded for their build-up capabilities, this game was a showcase of their ability to disrupt mighty Bayern’s build up. Of course, as the game went into the 2nd half, we saw Dortmund drop much deeper into their …

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Sampaoli’s Sevilla

Jorge Sampaoli has led a revolution in Sevilla. Their pressing, attacking intensity, and overall work-rate is admirable. No one expected anything less when the appointment was made. Their recent game against Barcelona, although it ended in defeat was arguably a first class masterclass.