Compact Defending and Quick Transitions: Uruguay 2018 World Cup Tactical Snapshot

Written for Pure Fitbaw by Laurie McGinley The 2018 World Cup, in Russia, has been an excellent tournament full of late goals,  world class players showing their skills and attributes and dark horses coming to attention. One of those dark horses is Uruguay and I have been studying them throughout the group stages and have analysed how they defend as a team and how they transition from defence to attac