Liverpool vs Manchester United: Earth and Sky (part 1)

From Dortmund, “The crazy German” Juergen Klopp brought to the port city of Merseyside and England a new and modern style of football. It’s gegenpressing football (or as the British call it: counter-pressing) that is full of energy, speed, passion and emotion. Expert fro England said that it embodied the style of self expressing.
In the north-east about 35 miles from Liverpool, another Red was on its way to find old glory. “Special guest” Jose Mourinho had arrived, the expensive and quality contracts had been added to Manchester United’s ambition to return to the throne . But through seven rounds from the start of the season, United had not really made the fans feel secure and actually see a candidate for the championship.
A Liverpool are in the air with a form of fearsome confrontation with a Man United are still on the road looking for ego will encounter each other at Anfield. Who will win? That will depend a lot on the battle of two tactics: Juergen Klopp and Jose Mourinho.
From Westfalen to the northwestern port city of the United Kingdom, Juergen Klopp perseveres with his philosophy of playing fast, emotional football. Klopp in the early days of Anfield often preferred the 4-2-3-1 foundation, switching flexibly in stages with 4-3-2-1, 4-1-4. -1, there are sometimes 4-4-2 diamonds and 4-3-3 as the present time.
Klopp spent most of last season with a 4-2-3-1 formation and converted to 4-3-2-1 with James Milner playing as a shuttle midfielder ready to step down to form the trio. Midfield midfielder horizontal midfield when necessary. The 4-1 win over Manchester City in the first leg last season showed the effectiveness of the 4-3-3 scheme with the important roles of Roberto Firmino and Phillippe Coutinho. With the return of Jordan Henderson, Klopp has shown The Kop very consistent with the 4-3-3 system. Along with the new quality contracts like Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum, and the constant shine of old men like Milner, Clyne, Lallana, the Brazilian duo and especially Henderson have created new vitality. In the play of the Kop.
With the 4-3-3 scheme, Klopp has been instrumental in Liverpool’s performance, pressing and organization of gegenpressing. Klopp uses Jordan Henderson as a back-up midfielder, playing alongside the midfielder in the typically midfield trio Lallana and Wijnaldum in the forward winger. With this role, Henderson often moves close to duo midfielders Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip. Henderson plays a crucial role in Klopp’s tactical system. The sublimation of Liverpool in the last season associated with the brightness of Henderson.

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