CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – Data Analysis

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Rangers FC UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 2 December 9th, 1992 Vonovia Ruhrstadion, Germany By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Up until this point in the campaign Walter Smith would line up his Rangers side in a 442, giving them a natural balance across the field, defensiveContinue reading “CSKA Moscow vs Rangers – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Marseille – Data Analysis

Rangers 2-2 Marseille UEFA Champions League Group A Matchday 1 November 25th, 2020 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Rangers manager Walter Smith was handed a selection headache as Rangers began their first ever venture into the newly formed UEFA Champions League. Ian Ferguson would miss the matchContinue reading “Rangers vs Marseille – Data Analysis”

Leeds United vs Rangers – Data Analysis

Leeds United 1-2 Rangers FC (agg 2-4) UEFA Champions League Second Round 2nd Leg November 4th, 1992 Elland Road, Leeds By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Rangers Defending With the scoreline poised at 2-1 in Rangers favor headed into the second leg Leeds set up with a robust attacking strategy thatContinue reading “Leeds United vs Rangers – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Leeds United – Data Analysis

Rangers 2-1 Leeds United UEFA Champions League Second Round 1st Leg October 21st, 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Build Up Play Rangers build up play focused on short passes in the lower to middle third of the field, moving the ball quickly to draw forward pressureContinue reading “Rangers vs Leeds United – Data Analysis”

Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Data Analysis

Newcastle United 3-2 FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League Group C September 17th, 1997 St. James’ Park, Newcastle By Alistair Bain (@allybain) To give us some context on the data here is a quick overview of each team: Newcastle Attacking Structure Newcastle set up in a 442 system defensively, but would morph into a 4132 inContinue reading “Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Data Analysis”