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Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 25 - Looking at Burnley and Manchester City

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 25 - Looking at Burnley and Manchester City

Leroy Mah #AITalkingTactics goes solo this week as he looks at the win against Burnley that just passed and the upcoming game against Manchester City. Talking points include: • Burnley's setup against Liverpool and why they suffered; • Manchester City's possible approach given Liverpool's weak spots and areas; • The unpredictability of Manchester City vs the predictability of Liverpool; and
Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 24 - Reviewing Arsenal Win

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 24 - Reviewing Arsenal Win

The #AITalkingTactics podcast returns as the game against Arsenal went completely differently to the tactical preview podcast. Leroy Mah is joined by Arsenal fan, Dan Fitzpatrick (@The_Jersey_Fitz), in uncovering the oddities of the game from the get go. Talking points include: • Arsene Wenger's surprising starting XI; • The failure of Arsenal to execute Arsene's intended plan; and • Liverpool's goals and how they came to be. For all of the tactical insight, tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 23 - Leicester Review & Arsenal Preview

Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 23 - Leicester Review & Arsenal Preview

The #AITalkingTactics podcast returns as Leroy Mah, with the help of Srikanth Bala, look to fulfil the double duties of reviewing the loss vs Leicester and previewing the upcoming game against Arsenal. After the breakdown of what went wrong against Leicester, the two talk about broader topics going into the Arsenal game including: • Alexis Sanchez vs Olivier Giroud; • Concerns with wide attacks from Arsenal; • Liverpool's approach to the game; • Potential swaps in the XI (including talks of Alberto Moreno & Divock Origi); 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 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!
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