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Paris Saint-Germain team analysis

• 1-4-3-3 the default setting; 4-4-2 or 4-2-3-1 according to opponent
• Emphasis on combinations built from back with changes of tempo
• Attacking full-backs advancing to receive supply from centre-backs
• Players equipped for different roles; clear patterns of play
• Technique throughout team; comfortable on ball when under pressure
• Frequent use of high pressing with defence holding high line
• Creativity, good one- or two-touch combinations in final third
• Seger the influential controlling midfielder; Cruz Traña the playmaker
• Athletic team, equipped to defend deep and launch fast counters
• Experienced, tactically mature team with rational defence/attack balance