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Real Madrid CF: Formations and Tactics

Scouting Report: Manchester City Women; UWCL Qualifiers

Real Madrid Femenino will face off against Manchester City in the UWCL qualifiers for a place in the group stages of the competition.

ANALYSIS: How Real Madrid Femenino Can Best Incorporate Their New Signings

What formation would work best? The 4-2-3-1, 4-3-3, 3-4-1-2, or something else entirely?

VIDEO ANALYSIS: Lorena Navarro Is Underrated & Her Off-Ball Movement vs. Santa Teresa Shows Why

Lorena plays the perfect balancing act in a team full of stars.

VIDEO ANALYSIS: How Real Madrid Femenino Crushed Athletic Bilbao With A Diamond Structure

Marta Cardona and Sofia Jakobsson adapted well to an unfamiliar inside forward role.

WATCH: Tactical Analysis — How Real Sociedad’s Press Resistance Defeated Real Madrid Femenino

Real Madrid simply couldn’t cope with Real Sociedad’s deep overloads.

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Of David Aznar’s El Clásico Tactics

The 4-4-2 diamond surprised Barcelona & changed the dynamic of the game. So why didn’t it affect the result?

VIDEO ANALYSIS: Real Madrid Femenino Need To Be Perfect On Defensive Set-Pieces vs. Barcelona

Barcelona are just as dangerous from set-pieces as they are from open play.

Teresa Abelleira Showcased Her Comfort & Potency In Advanced Areas vs. Madrid CFF

Though Teresa is know for her ability in deep areas, she has the capacity to influence the opposition box, too.

VIDEO: Retro Tactical Analysis — The Beauty Of Carloball

Carlo Ancelotti’s attacking tactics were as attractive as they were deadly.

VIDEO ANALYSIS: How Atlético Madrid’s High Press Stifled Real Madrid Femenino’s Build-up

Organic in-game adjustments are just as important as the tactical plan itself.

Real Madrid Femenino’s Lack Of Unpredictability In Attack

Las Blancas may be relying too heavily on individual brilliance rather than building as a team.

With Valverde’s injury, Zidane must get Martin Odegaard involved

It’s time for the Norwegian player to prove his worth.

VIDEO ANALYSIS: Eibar’s Impressive Defensive Organization vs. Real Madrid Femenino

Football is a fluid game and players have to be able to create defensive solutions on the fly.

Opposition Analysis: What’s up with Koeman’s Barça?

A new project starts in the middle of Barcelona’s biggest sporting and institutional crisis in a decade. What is working and not working for Koeman?

WATCH: Maite Oroz’s Masterful Midfield Display

Maite Oroz dominated in midfield and orchestrated a fluid offense in a 3-1 win.

Tactical Review: Real Madrid Femenino 0 - 4 FC Barcelona Femení

Real Madrid get unlucky but Barcelona were far superior.

Statistical Deep Dive: Zidane’s Offensive Evolution Could Define Real Madrid’s 2020/21 Season

Can Zidane turn a struggling offense around without a fully fit Hazard?

Ødegaard Can Transform The Way Real Madrid Plays If Zidane (And Injury) Allows Him To

Ødegaard’s vertical positioning can provide Real Madrid with the ability to unsettle organized defenses in new ways.

Tactical Review: Real Madrid 0* - 0 Atletico Madrid; 2020 Supercopa Final

Video Analysis — How Real Madrid’s High Pressing Contained FC Barcelona

Zidane designed a constantly fluctuating man-to-man scheme.

Tactical Review: CD Tacon 3 - 0 Sporting Huelva

Las Blancas win their first game of the season off the back of another fantastic Sofia Jakobsson performance.

Yes, Sergio Ramos Is Actually A World Class Defender

Apparently this needs saying.

El Clásico Tactical Review: FC Barcelona 9 - 1 CD Tacon

Tacon get smashed on their debut but learn some valuable tactical lessons.

VIDEO: Zinedine Zidane’s Midfield Conundrum

Can Isco and James Rodríguez be the solutions or will Zidane’s tactics get in the way?

Analyzing The Stylistic Tendencies Of Real Madrid’s New Signings

What about these players has caught Zidane’s eye?

VIDEO: Analyzing the Brilliance of the Kroos-Casemiro-Modrić Midfield

Madrid’s midfield trio provided a level of control that could only be matched by Iniesta, Busquets, and Xavi.

VIDEO: Remembering Real Madrid’s Epic Comeback vs. Wolfsburg

Zinedine Zidane showed off his tactical and motivational chops in a season-defining moment.

El Clásico Video Analysis: FC Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid

Why didn’t Real Madrid collapse this time around?

Tactical Review: Girona 1 - 3 Real Madrid — Solari’s New Offensive Style Continues To Reap Rewards

Solari’s new offensive style continues to reap rewards.

VIDEO: How Real Madrid Dominated Juventus In The 2017 Champions League Final

Zidane turned the tide of the game by making excellent half-time adjustments.

VIDEO: Why Do Real Madrid Seem To Be Allergic To Good Defense?

Ironically, the answer lies in the way Real Madrid choose to attack.

VIDEO: Analyzing Don Carlo’s Munich Masterclass

The tactical secrets behind Carlo Ancelotti’s demolition of Pep Guardiola.


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