Getafe is challenging conventional wisdom about how to keep the ball in the opponent's half.
Possession adjusting has problems. But how else can we account for opportunity?
Imagine what one of Europe's best goalscorers will be when he grows up.
On stopping shots, commanding the box, and the problem with measuring modernity.
space space space is going (half) paid tomorrow. But first, let's talk about soccer writing.
What can Weston McKennie teach us about Andrea Pirlo’s idea of positional play?
Manchester City’s defensive midfield pair is the latest development in a quarter-century-old tactical argument between friends.
Some numbers-free background on how soccer uses data.
Three ways Marcelo Bielsa tried to exploit Liverpool’s defense.
And shouldn’t Thiago’s be higher—like, a lot higher—than Wijnaldum’s?
A goal, a mission statement, and a letter about making soccer make sense.
Tomorrow is another season.
Ignore the warnings. Bayern’s center backs are exactly where they need to be.
But does that really matter if he might be the best player in the world?
Today probably won’t be his last Champions League game. But when has Barcelona’s last great midfielder ever been predictable?