Coach Portraits

Leverkusen’s positional play approach – midfield-box concept

In the last games of the season, Leverkusen used an interesting approach in their positional play, creating a 3-2-2-3 (midfield-box) staggering from the initial 4-2-3-1 shape, which basically changed the whole dynamics of their positional play. From 4-2-3-1 to a 3-2-2-3 In order to keep the original rules of spacing & staggering (Juego de Posicion) […]

Video Analysis: The Tale of the Kwasniok Table

31 games in, Jena was 8 points away from safety.7 games later, they finish 1 point ahead of the relegation zone. Coach Lukas Kwasniok introduced his own table for these 7 games and put it in the change room. They won 6 of the games. But the story starts earlier. They used to operate in […]