|Formations - what should we play?|
Written by waynekerr55 on Saturday, 9th Aug 2014 19:08
As you will probably know from my many ramblings on here - 442 is a no no in my eyes. They say a picture paints a thousand words:
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Now one does not need a degree in geometry to see the vast pockets of space a 433/4132/4312/352 could exploit there. Man City sometimes play that way, but they have a vast budget and at the highest level they got taught a lesson (
So what are our options? We are well versed in 433 4141 (and many other variants) - perhaps today should have been an opportunity to try out 352. Yes, it is unfamiliar. Yes, it takes time to adapt but given the league season starts in a week then training should be focused towards how we are going to combat a different beast in Van Gaal's Utd. Taylor and Montero could easily play the wing back role and although Leon is missing, a midfield 3 could be drilled to hold their position and deny United space. The 3 centre backs also don't lack pace, so that could be an option.
One thing is for certain, a flat 442 will equal an absolute hammering next weekend.
No pressure Garry!
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