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If You’ve Got The Ball, You Can’t Lose

In football (soccer) there are clashing philosophies. Defend or attack?Manchester City’s approach under Pep Guardiola is simple:

Keep the ball.

If the other team haven’t got it, they can’t score. If you have, you can. It’s hard to argue against. It doesn’t feel overly defensive, or overly attacking.