Zonal Marking

How the Dutch Backpass, the Italian Defense, and Portuguese Tricky Wingers Made Modern Soccer

Ranked #20 in Soccer

A masterful tour of the most influential soccer tactics that continue to shape the beautiful game.
Zonal Marking traces the development of soccer in the modern era: the game has become globalized, but what are the differences in how soccer is played in the major leagues? To what extent do nations retain something of their "traditional" values? By analyzing the nature of soccer styles across the major European soccer nations -- Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Portugal and Holland -- Michael Cox will answer these questions and more.

Each of these nations have a...

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