Statistical and Analytical Review
The Viola didn’t get the execution right, but may be developing a unique way to build up from deep positions.
Vincenzo Italiano ignored the distinction between defenders and midfielders and the result is utterly fasincating.
The Viola system doesn’t use a traditional trequartista, but the role is still extremely important.
The Viola have 2 very solid options next to Milenković at the back, and that’s the best possible headache.
The Viola are a step away from joining the league’s elite, but that one step is a very, very big one.
Comparing the Viola squad to the ones that competed on 3 fronts in Europe last year highlights a couple of problem spots.
The Brazilian defender has gone from unknown quantity to nailed-on starter in just a few months, and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon.
The Viola have been fantastic against the top six and the relegation stragglers. It’s the teams in between that have given them trouble.
Let’s try to figure out why the Viola have been sputtering from 12 yards out and how they can fix it.
We’re not entirely sure what we learned here, but maybe it’s something.
When you’ve got so many guys who can beat a man and almost never do, it’s time to look a little closer.
Diving deep (maybe too deep) into some relatively obscure numbers.
After re-re-watching the past couple of games, we have even more reasons for optimism.
With seven players competing for three midfield spots, Vincenzo Italiano has a puzzle on his hands.
Take a deep dive on the captain’s troubling positioning against Bologna.
BeppeBall was pretty effective at times on the back foot, so let’s have a look at the numbers to figure out how the new mister has followed up.
It’s too early to analyze Fiorentina’s new wingback tactics, so let’s analyze Fiorentina’s new wingback tactics
The Viola showed off some fascinating new wrinkles in their patented version of BeppeBall. Let’s have a look.
The Moroccan midfield general has very few weaknesses in his game.
Turns out that forwards who score goals can really help your team.
It’s been 12 matches and we’re starting to get a feel for how the Viola boss likes to use his bench.
The Rondinelle provided a template on how to slow down what had been the league’s funnest offensive unit, but they also showed how to counteract their own defensive measures.
Everyone wondered where the goals would come from in Montella’s strikerless formation, but the Viola attack has been rolling right along regardless.