I want to know the reason why AFC Bournemouth beat Burnley. I also want to know Iraola’s pressing structure against Burnley.
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【23-24Matchweek10】AFC Bournemouth VS Burnley ~ 28 Oct 2023 ~
Result ＆ Stats
The structure of AFC Bournemouth pressing against Burnley
When Burnley build up from GK, they basically transform 4-3-3 into 3-2-4-1.
In order to defend this GK building up, Bournemouth measured man to man pressing style below.
Key Factor1: 1st two defenders did well restrictedEmbed from Getty Images
In this game, AFC Bournemouth’s 1st pressing players did very well restricted. Solanke and Christie saw each other and communicated well to chase and push forward to opponent side area against 2CB and 1GK.
This pressing huge contributed to predict next situation for back payers.
Key Factor2: One-on-one on their own final lineEmbed from Getty Images
So far, Iraola was not willing to take risk when they pressing. He always tried to leave one cover man to prepare just in case. Because of this structure, when AFC Bournemouth do high pressing, they always shortage number and allowed penetrate their pressing.
In this game, Iraola took risk and CB push forward to catch MF, this is key factor to success their high line pressing.
SAKARINYO EYESEmbed from Getty Images
It is Obviously Iraola is one of the experts to design high line pressing. He was huge affected by Bielsa.
In this game, we saw beautiful pressing and their both two goals were from their pressing.
If they continue this high-risk pressing strategy, their winning rate will recover.
I hope they will beat ManC.
High light of this game