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Andres Iniesta: Deal with the opposition

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As a diminutive midfield maestro, Andres Iniesta has had to deal with bigger and tougher tackling opponents.  The former Barcelona and Spain legend spoke to FourFourTwo about his tricks of the trade to deal with them. Drawing a foul “Make the opponent think that you are going one way, then go the other. Confuse him. […]

Aymeric Laporte: 7 rules for the modern defender

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Manchester City’s ball-playing centre-back Aymeric Laporte tells FourFourTwo the 7 rules you must obey to be a centre-back in a passing system. Learn to love the ball The centre-back’s role has changed  “My positon’s most important evolution has been in the sense of being more than a defender. A big part of my game is […]

Roberto Carlos: Play like a Brazilian full-back

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Be your team’s most feared attacking threat with guidance from the Real Madrid and Selecao legend. Surprise the opposition “There are advantages and disadvantages for a team who play with full-backs like me. You can surprise the opposition by attacking at speed, and provide more opportunities for final balls that result in goals. The danger […]

Philippe Coutinho: More on unlocking defences

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Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho talks to FourFourTwo about his dribbling technique and the secret to unlocking defences. How did you go about developing a sharp football brain? “I think this comes from the intensity at which we train, but also the work we do with our physical trainer. We do a lot of […]

Philippe Coutinho: Unlocking Defences

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Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho talks to FourFourTwo about his dribbling technique and the secret to unlocking defences. You’re pretty nifty at beating defenders, so tell us: how do you do it? “I always try to be quick in possession, whether that’s running with the ball, playing a quick pass or trying a trick. […]

Phil Jones: “I’ll kick him harder!”

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The Manchester United and England centre-back, Phil Jones, gives FourFourTwo some tips on handling tricky opponents and marking inter-changing forwards. The opposition’s winger is charging in from the wing and you’re on your own against two of their strikers in the box. What do you do? “If there were two strikers in the box, I […]

Romelu Lukaku: Shrug off your marker

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Master the art of close-quarter combat with expert advice from Manchester United’s powerhouse striker, Romelu Lukaku.  The Belgian international talks to FourFourTwo about how he plays against aggressive defender and play smart when receiving the ball with back to goal. Relish the challenge “I don’t mind if a defender gets tight or gives me space […]