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Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 22 - Tactical Preview vs Lowly Leicester

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 22 - Tactical Preview vs Lowly Leicester

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah previews Liverpool's upcoming game against surprising relegation candidate, Leicester City . Alongside Jonny Mullins, the two look at the game through a more tactical eye with talking points including: • Leicester's possible approach given their position in the league table; • Liverpool's set-up and how they progress further following the 2-0 win against Spurs; and • Key match-ups and key areas of advantage/concern. For all of the tactical insight, tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 21 - Tactical Preview vs. Poch's Spurs

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 21 - Tactical Preview vs. Poch's Spurs

Instead of drowning in a loss, the Talking Tactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah previews Liverpool's upcoming game against Tottenham Hotspurs. With Nathan (@TTTactics), a tactically sound Tottenham fan, the two look at several aspects of both teams including: • Pochettino's style of pressing at Spurs vs Jürgen's at Liverpool; • Liverpool's recent struggles; • Expected line-up's and approaches from both sides; and • Key match-ups and key areas of advantage/concern. For all of the tactical insight, tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 20 - Tactical Preview vs Conte's Chelsea

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 20 - Tactical Preview vs Conte's Chelsea

The #AITalkingTactics podcast takes a different approach this time around. Leroy Mah opts to preview the tactics that will come into play in the midweek fixture against Chelsea in Jürgen Klopp's second time facing off against Antonio Conte's Chelsea side. Alongside Srikanth Bala (@srikanthbala), the two preview the game in a tactical light with a view of the following: • Chelsea's back-3 and the implications that follow; • How Spurs combatted and ended Chelsea's winning streak; • If Liverpool can replicate Spurs set-up against Chelsea; and • Key match ups and areas. For all of the tactical insight, tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 19 - Analysing United Draw

Talking Tactics: Episode 19 - Analysing United Draw

The #AITalkingTactics podcast resumes as Leroy Mah hosts Jonny Mullins in yet another draw, this time being the second fixture against Manchester United in the 2016/17 season. After a quick breakdown of the events throughout the game, the two look at how Origi fared as well as Coutinho's impact in the second half. The podcast ends with a quick look as to whether or not Daniel Sturridge would've made a tactical difference to the side if he was substituted in. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a tactical light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 18 - Analysing 4 points vs City and Sunderland

Talking Tactics: Episode 18 - Analysing 4 points vs City and Sunderland

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah welcomes Srikanth Bala (@srikanthbala) back to the show to discuss the New-Year double-header. A win against City and a disappointing draw against Sunderland were discussed on this podcast, beginning with Liverpool's line-up against City as well as how the teams combatted each other defensively. After some analysis on Georginio Wijnaldum, the two talk about the Sunderland game regarding Sunderland's performance, Sturridge's great showing, both unorthodox goals by Liverpool and the penalties conceded. Before closing off the podcast, Leroy and Sri take a look at the Emre Can-Jordan Henderson debate to look at the pros and cons of both players in the holding midfield role. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a tactical light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 17 - Analysing 4-1 Win over Stoke

Talking Tactics: Episode 17 - Analysing 4-1 Win over Stoke

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah hosts Jonny Mullins (@lankyguyblog) to discuss the 4-1 win against Stoke City. The breakdown begins with Liverpool's slow start, progressing to the goal conceded before ending the discussion about the first half on a good note. A better performance from the Reds in the second half led to more positive talking points subsequently, including discussions on the typical target man versus a more dynamic one in Divock Origi, as well as other pressing matters. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a tactical light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 16 - Bielsa and Klopp - Two El Loco's

Talking Tactics: Episode 16 - Bielsa and Klopp - Two El Loco's

On this special episode of the #AITalkingTactics podcast, Leroy Mah hosts the one and only Jed Davies (@TPiMBW) as they talk about Marcelo Bielsa, better known as El Loco, and his football philosophies. In this special Leroy delves deeper into why Marcelo Bielsa was the manager of choice for Jed's latest book. The two then look at what tactics he typically deploys and his coaching styles. These are then tied back to Liverpool's very own El Loco in Jürgen Klopp to see if there are any lessons that can be learned in the process to better the Reds' intense attacking football and play-style. Have a listen to this special #AITalkingTactics Podcast! Link to Jed Davies' book on Marcelo Bielsa: http://www.rocketbirdlondon.com/
Talking Tactics: Episode 15 - Analysing Draw against West Ham

Talking Tactics: Episode 15 - Analysing Draw against West Ham

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah hosts Jonny Mullins (@lankyguyblog) to discuss the 2-2 draw against bogey-team West Ham United. They breakdown the game from start to end, discussing on matters such as Loris Karius and his positioning against Payet's free-kick goal, whether or not West Ham's second was a fluke in the process. Additionally, matters regarding off-ball position in and off-ball (diagonal) runs by particular players were also analysed and discussed by the two. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a tactical light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 14 - Analysing Win against Sunderland

Talking Tactics: Episode 14 - Analysing Win against Sunderland

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues with game reviews as Leroy Mah hosts Srikanth Bala (@srikanthbala) to discuss the 2-0 win against Sunderland in a more tactical manner. They begin with their take on how Sunderland were set up and they're game plan against Liverpool before delving into talks about how Liverpool approached the game. Subsequently, they went into detail about a few players and how they impacted the game, including Sadio Mane's performance in particular. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a different light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 13 - Analysing the Southampton Stalemate

Talking Tactics: Episode 13 - Analysing the Southampton Stalemate

The #AITalkingTactics podcast is back to all things LFC as Leroy Mah hosts Jonny Mullins (@lankyguyblog) in familiar circumstances. Another international break, another goalless draw - the two talk about the sacrificial lamb that is Adam Lallana after international duties, with how he might've affected Liverpool's starting line-up against Southampton. Following discussion about why Liverpool struggled against the Saints from both teams' perspective, they get into two positive points from the game. For all of the tactical insight - reviewing the game from a different light - tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 12 - Jürgen, Johan, and Total Football

Talking Tactics: Episode 12 - Jürgen, Johan, and Total Football

The #AITalkingTactics podcast brings you a special episode! With Liverpool's fluid and flexible attack being all the rage, Leroy Mah hosts an #AITalkingTactics special, to discuss Liverpool's version of Total Football and its Dutch origins. Highly-recommended as the first is writer for Voetbal International and Catenaccio.com, Pieter Zwart (@PieterZwartNL), as the two go in-depth on Johan Cruyff's famous football philosophy and how we might see hints of it in Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool. Tune on to this special #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics: Episode 11 - Analysing 6-1 Win over Watford

Talking Tactics: Episode 11 - Analysing 6-1 Win over Watford

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues with a breakdown of the massive 6-1 win against Watford! Leroy Mah hosts Simeon (@6ixrole) as they talk about the initial slow start from Liverpool due to Watford's game plan before the game exploded into the glorious win that it was. Also included is discussion of perhaps why we see the improvement of Philippe Coutinho and Liverpool's attack as a whole. Stay tuned to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast for this and more!
Talking Tactics: Episode 10 - Talking Points from Win against Palace

Talking Tactics: Episode 10 - Talking Points from Win against Palace

The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues with a trio of games to discuss - 2-1 wins against West Brom and Spurs, but with a higher emphasis on the 4-2 win against Crystal Palace. Joining Leroy Mah is Srikanth Bala from the AI Global and India podcasts as they talk about the wins against WBA and Tottenham before they get into a breakdown of the Crystal Palace game. Stay tuned to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast for this and more!
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