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It’s match day!
And it is important game, as Real only has 3 points in the UCL group table. Moreover, the last UCL game was the unbelievable defeat for Sheriff. Maybe even more unbelievable is that Sheriff is the group leader so far, with 6 points. Inter and Sheriff have 1 point each. Yesterday, the team made their last training session in Kiev:
| Last training session in Kiev. #UCL pic.twitter.com/sqyFxMczSU— Madrid Xtra. (@MadridXtra) October 18, 2021
Diario AS has predicted the line up as the following:
❗| @diarioas predicted line up vs Shakhtar #UCL pic.twitter.com/gSJrDl4YjO— Madrid Xtra. (@MadridXtra) October 18, 2021
4-3-3 is the best for the team.
During yesterday press-conference, Carlo made interesting tactical comments about the team:
We’ve tried sometimes to defend with a 4-4-2, as we did against Espanyol, and it didn’t work out well. The idea I have is for this team to play 4-3-3. That’s the way. You can use different kinds of players, maybe non-natural wingers, but this is the best for this squad of players. It’s what they’re most used to.
It will be interesting to see if, from this point on, the 4-3-3 will be the definitive system of this team under Carlo.