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The mystery of the ruitjesveld of Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola always wants to improve. A quest for perfection that made him even prompts you to mysterious lines to make on the training ground at the Säbener Strasse to his 3-4-1-2 system.

Pep Guardiola © AFP

The photo below went viral on the internet: a training ground seen from the air, full of lines that are not to decipher fell for someone who does not have access to the Säbener Strasse. The equivalent of a crop circle on a football pitch, which allows Pep Guardiola to the advancement of its players with the ball of the foot to perfect. In addition, especially the four lines of interest that the field in the length cut. Marti Perarnau, the Catalan coach in his first year at Bayern Munich closely followed, explains: ‘it’s Fundamental that the vleugelspeler and the backup never on the same strip of land. Ideal is that the central defender to the outside to divert, the back pulls it in and the vleugelspeler accessible, so that the central defender him directly aanspelen. If the pass succeeds, then you put the whole of the enemy society in the wind. If you give the ball to lose the back of the room immediately shut down. It is important that you by your own actions, the plans of the opponent to push and knows how to work around it.’ (GG)

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Sport/Voetbalmagazine brings this week a portrait of Guardiola, which was looking for the recipe of the succestrainer of Bayern Munich. Take out a subscription.

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