Tag Archives: Javier Mascherano

The State of Argentine Football: A Discussion

Even though the Argentina national team has reached the final of its last two international tournaments, defeat in both has left the impression that despite being one of the best Argentina sides of all time, Lionel Messi and company are … Continue reading

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Why Javier Mascherano Is A Bad Midfielder For Barcelona

Whether or not Javier Mascherano should supersede Sergio Busquets as Barcelona’s pivote has been a constant topic of discussion among culés this season and it has been addressed in my columns several times before. Mascherano’s start in midfield for Barça’s weekend … Continue reading

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Granada 1-3 Barcelona: Tactical Review

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Argentina’s Tactical Problems: Foreseeable & Likely To Be Fatal

It should be obvious to everyone who has watched Argentina’s matches that the systems Alejandro Sabella’s team has so far used have not worked. The 5-3-2 experiment in the Bosnia & Herzegovina game was correctly halted at half-time but the … Continue reading

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