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Lagerbäck on stopping playmakers

Published: Friday 16 April 2010, 0.56CET
How do you repel the threat of a gifted player like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?
Lagerbäck on stopping playmakers
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid CF) ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 16 April 2010, 0.56CET

Lagerbäck on stopping playmakers

How do you repel the threat of a gifted player like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

With a player like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in your ranks, the route to goal is always easier. But what if you find yourselves facing a supremely gifted creative midfielder like that? Lars Lagerbäck examines the importance of a holding midfielder and good old-fashioned hard work.

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