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Lagerbäck on strikers

Published: Tuesday 20 October 2009, 15.39CET
Lars Lagerbäck on the traits that make a goalscorer.
Lagerbäck on strikers
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Published: Tuesday 20 October 2009, 15.39CET

Lagerbäck on strikers

Lars Lagerbäck on the traits that make a goalscorer.

Former Sweden coach Lars Lagerbäck marks out the ability to be in the right place at the right time as the main attribute of a traditional striker. Technique and finishing, Lagerbäck says, are also particularly important, though more than simply scoring goals is required of a modern centre-forward.

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