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To Possess Or Press: Joachim Low Clashes With A Changing Generation

by Yu Miyagawa

A triumph of Germany's 2014 World Cup title was in its validation of a long-term approach to player development. In hindsight, that success also emboldened a structure grasping at techniques that were successful in the past, despite the footballing world moving on.

Maradona Documentary Review: Pieces Together A Player, A Place, A Time

by Yu Miyagawa

At some point, there was no turning back as Maradona took control over Diego, with the armor of a persona shielding the person from a combination of idolatry, crippling addiction, and the hostility of Italy at the time.

Serie A Match Abstract: Juventus 2, Inter 1

by Yu Miyagawa

One could boil this match down to Sarri being able to bring in a Higuain-type of striker late into the match and Conte lacking that option. The more things change with a new style of Serie A, the more they stay the same.

Granit Xhaka, The Myth Of Captaincy And Signaling A Team's Aspirations

by Yu Miyagawa

Analytics could further change the perception of a captain's importance. Granit Xhaka was bought by Arsenal partly due to his underlying statistics, especially with a high "packing" metric.

La Liga Match Abstract: Real Madrid 0, Atletico Madrid 0

by Yu Miyagawa

We don't necessarily ascribe defending to Real Madrid, but it looks like Zinedine Zidane went back to basics after an early season spent on the hot seat.

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