Tiki-taka, the native style of football in Spain, is characterised by short passing and movement, working the ball through the channels, and maintaining possession. This style of play is typically associated with Barcelona and the Spanish national side, as well as managers Pep Guardiola and Johan Cruyff.
- Dominate possession
- Create clear cut chances
- Keep clean sheets
Notes from the Creator
The half-back role (deeper than a standard defensive midfielder in possession, looks to offer an outlet for quickly recycling possession, offers protection against counter attacks) is essential to this tactic, he allows the wing backs to bomb forward and make overlapping runs.
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