Monthly Archives: May 2014

Champions League Final: Real Madrid face Atletico in a Derby for the Ages

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Down the Paseo do Prado stands two monuments that have been adopted as symbols by Madrid’s two fondest football clubs. To the north is the Cibeles fountain, where the goddess Cybele sits upon a chariot, majestically pulled by two lions. Further south is the fuente de Neptuno, the god of the sea watching over the springing waters while holding onto his trident.

On Saturday after the Champions League final, one of these fountains will see Read the rest of this entry

Gor Mahia counter Sofapaka’s 4-4-2 with a 3-5-2

Gor Mahia 3-5-2 vs Sofapaka 4-4-2

 

Gor Mahia continued their surge towards defending their Tusker Premier League title with a comeback win over an inspired Sofapaka. In a tight match, the controversies that led to both Gor Mahia goals may pose the bulk of the talking points. Tactically however, it was an exciting game.

Formations

Bobby Williamson picked a 3-5-2 to counter Sofapaka’s 4-4-2 formation. The thinking behind it may have been logical.

With Sofapaka being prolific over the course of the season with the threat of their system, a 3-5-2 was apt in trying to stop them. This is Read the rest of this entry

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