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Defensive Cover in the 3-5-2 Formation

By Matt Carroll The defensive area that is left vulnerable in the 3-5-2 is the area behind the wingbacks. Opposition wingers, wingbacks, strikers, and even midfielders can create dangerous runs into these areas that pull centerbacks out of position leaving gaps in the middle of the pitch or isolating centerbacks and leaving them vulnerable. Here

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The Wingbacks in a 3-5-2 Formation

By Matt Carroll In a 3-5-2 the wingbacks play the most important role in the formation as they are vital to maintaining the width in attack, stopping counter-attacks from opposition wingers and wingbacks, and eliminating attacks from the wide areas. This article discusses some different ways to utilize your wingbacks in the formation. The most

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