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A tactical explanation of Quique Setien’s Real Betis

Real Betis have been one of the most entertaining sides in not only Spain, but across Europe this season. What has made them so intriguing and desirable to watch orientates around the tactics used by manager Quique Setien. The Spanish coach was in charge of Las Palmas last season and made them equally entertaining. The use of the 4-3-3 system set the islanders up to play an attacking, ball retaining style with little focus on defending. This format has been transferred to the Andalucian outfit this season also. Last season,…

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What should we expect to see from Malaga under new boss José González?

With former Granada boss José González installed as Malaga’s new head coach, fans of the Costa del Sol team will be hoping for a change in fortunes (and they will need one if they are to avoid relegation) but can also expect a distinct change in style. Though he lacks top-flight experience, having only managed 33 games in La Liga, González has a successful fight against relegation on his CV – he saved Granada from the drop on the penultimate game of the 2015-16 season. However, his experience in the…

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