The reigning champions of Europe are falling apart at the back. What's wrong?
There are three Frenkies, and none of them can save Barcelona.
And what it tells us about the Champions League knockouts.
Man City's new tactics are baffling England, but the trip to Anfield showed why asymmetry works better on the ball than off it.
I forced a bot to become Marcelo Bielsa. Here's how it categorized every team in Europe's top leagues.
The world's best all-purpose playmakers work in from the wings, not between the lines.
New pandemic research finds that home teams are doing worse without crowds in some leagues but better in others. What's going on?
Switching to five at the back has Atlético Madrid on pace to be an all-time great defense. Here's how the new shape works.
Defenders are closing down less. Attackers are passing backwards more. Has everyone just given up?
Players win games. Money buys players. And it's some person in a conference room, not the guy on the sideline, who decides how that money's spent.
A look back at some big projects that shed new light on the game this year.
What would soccer look like if we saw it less like video and more like data?
The new Rossoneri are young, fun, and just might be about to end a decade of Juve dominance.
Tottenham’s counterattacks are a by-the-numbers caper. So how does José Mourinho keep getting away with it?
Most of their teams are done, but here are the kids who made a name for themselves this year.