Attacking the space around outside centre back Phil Jones saw our World Cup third place playoff end Belgium 2-0 England in St. Petersburg.
Croatia 2-1 England: Full backs beat wingbacks
The use of full backs overcame wingbacks in the World Cup Semi-Final as it ended Croatia 2-1 England in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.
England 2-0 Sweden: width beats narrow block
The Three Lions used their wide players to beat a very narrow opponent to advance to the World Cup Semi-Finals, as it ended England 2-0 Sweden in Samara.
England 1-1 Colombia: Formation switch, dirty tricks and penalty kicks
The Three Lions overcame a switch in formation, dirty foul play and penalty kicks to emerge victorious as it finished England 1-1 Colombia after extra time.
England 0-1 Belgium: lack of a number ten
The three lions lacked a number ten and were made to pay as it finished England 0-1 Belgium in the table-topping World Cup Group G decider.
England 6-1 Panama: set piece tricks beats back six
Excellent spacing at set pieces gets goals to loosen up a back six as it finished England 6-1 Panama in World Cup Group G.
England 2-1 Tunisia: beating the system switch
The Three Lions overcame their opponent’s switch of formation and defence of corners to earn a vital World Cup victory as it ended England 2-1 Tunisia.
Stoke 1-2 Tottenham: separating the centre backs
Manipulating man-marking centre backs saw us gain three valuable Premier League points as it finished Stoke 1-2 Tottenham at the Bet 365 stadium.
Myth Busters: Eric Dier and Victor Wanyama can’t play together
The popular myth that Eric Dier and Victor Wanyama can’t play in defensive midfield together has been turned on its head.
Mauricio Pochettino ready to surprise with new formation?
Next season could see Mauricio Pochettino add another new formation to the Tottenham Hotspur armoury to surprise the Premier League.