Systems of Play
Turn Your Team into Giant Killers by Discovering How to Play Classic Formations with Modern Elite Tactics
Think you know the 4-4-2? Think again! Systems of Play reveals how classic formations like the 4-4-2 and 4-3-3 have been updated, by teams like Iceland, Leicester City and Real Madrid, to give them the edge over teams using tactics stuck in the past.
The game of soccer never stands still. Its formations and systems of play continue to evolve as fast as the pace of the game. Classic formations like the 4-4-2, 4-3-3 and 4-2-3-1 have been updated to gain a winning advantage at an elite level.
If you’d like to know how these classic formations have evolved in the modern game, Systems of Play has all the answers. This guide reveals how sides including Barcelona, Iceland, Germany and Anson Dorrance’s University of Carolina women’s team are achieving such magnificent results with custom versions of classic formations.
Systems of Play reveals what these customizations are and how you can replicate them in your own team, whether you want to be giant killers like Iceland or win league championships like Leicester City.