Posts Tagged ‘croatia’

Euro 2012: Round 2 Review 1

Euro 2012: Round 2 Review

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Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy offers another comprehensive review of the second round of Euro 2012 Group fixtures and reviews each country’s hope of making the knockout phase and picking out their stand-out players.

Euro 2012: Group C Preview 1

Euro 2012: Group C Preview

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The Group of Death? All sides will be going into the tournament with reason to believe that they can qualify. Well, most of them. Tom Pyman previews Group C which includes Spain, Italy, Ireland and Croatia.

England 5-1 Croatia: The Tactical View 1

England 5-1 Croatia: The Tactical View

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England’s emphatic 5-1 victory over Croatia at Wembley last night was the perfect example of two similar tactical systems executed in two starkly discrepant ways. Both Fabio Capello and Slaven Bilic opted to deploy the 4-4-2 formation, but the flaws in Croatia’s approach to the system were superbly exploited by a confident England team playing […]