The official website for European football

Hodgson on the 4-4-2

Published: Monday 10 May 2010, 13.07CET
The former Switzerland and Finland coach talks tactics.
Hodgson on the 4-4-2
Roy Hodgson (West Bromwich Albion FC) ©Getty Images
Published: Monday 10 May 2010, 13.07CET

Hodgson on the 4-4-2

The former Switzerland and Finland coach talks tactics.

Roy Hodgson explains the advantages of the 4-4-2 system, a formation which he feels ensures coverage across the defensive line better than any other. Hodgson also discusses the need for a midfield which strikes the right balance between defence and attack.

Last updated: 16/02/17 9.34CET

Related information

Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.comhttp://www.uefa.org/news/newsid=519235.html#hodgson

UEFA.com features

Facing challenges and embracing change - Aleksander Čeferin
  • Facing challenges and embracing change - Aleksander Čeferin
  • Women's game in UEFA Direct spotlight
  • Discover UEFA's competitions
  • European legends join UEFA as football advisors
  • Zero tolerance for match-fixing
  • We’ve made some changes to the official UEFA site
  • Real Madrid's Germany hoodoo: four wins in 30
  • Great UEFA club competition two-legged comebacks
  • Greatest UEFA Champions League comebacks
  • Hope for Arsenal and Barça? Great comebacks
1 of 10