4321 v 343 Analysis (4001)
This content shows how a 4321 would set up against a 343 and illustrates some of the advantages and disadvantages each team may have when competing against each other.
4231 v 442 Diamond Analysis (4003)
This Formation Analysis shows how a 4231 may fair against a 442 Diamond, looking at the advantages of each formation.
2321 v 323 Analysis (4004)
4141 Analysis - Deep Protection (4020)
This 11 v 11 analysis focuses on individual player positioning and the effectiveness of a 4141 as a standalone formation.
442 Box Analysis - Pure Pressure (4009)
This formation offers fantastic returns for those coaches who can establish a high press and full player understanding in and out of possession
343 Analysis - Use Width (4007)
The 3-4-3 formation is a very offensive minded formation that many credit the legendary Ajax team of the 1970’s with pioneering.
4231 - Becoming The Norm (4006)
The 4231 formation is now probably the most commonly used formations in football around the world and has taken over from the 442 in it's usefulness
233 Analysis - Forward Thinking (4008)
This formation is very much attack minded and puts faith in defenders to deal with 1 v 1 situations.
Formations Mini - Playing 131 (4019)
Quick sample of how teams can attack in a 131 formation in 5 a side mini football competitions.
Formations Mini - Playing 122 (4018)
This illustrates how 5 a side teams can set up in a 122 Box formation.
211 - Comfortable Base (4005)
This basic 5 a side or Futsal formation, is a basic set up that puts defending first with 2 at the back, 1 central player and a single attacking striker.
231 Analysis - Balanced Approach (4015)
This now appears to be the most popular formation in a 7 v 7 format, providing balance in each phase.
222 Analysis - Compact Centrally (4014)
The 2-2-2, appears not to provide much structured width, instead relying on the forward attacking players making the wide runs.
2121 Analysis - High Diamond (4013)
Similar to the 2-3-1, but this formation now splits the midfield into two attacking midfielders and a more defensive midfielder.
323 Analysis - Attacking Flexibility (4012)
The 323 provides balance throughout and allows attacks to be built it in wide areas from advancing defenders, whilst maintaining defensive balance