In the football, Racing Genk started the Play Offs strongly with a 3-0 win against Anderlecht. Tomorrow, he will defend his leading position in Antwerp.
The departure of his Spanish strategist Alejandro Pozuelo did not suggest that that was good. At the end of the classical era, totally around his handover, Genk only won one victory in five games (1-0 home against Lokeren …). The fear was that Pozuelo will eventually cause their loss during Play … t
The first game against Anderlecht, however, tends to prove the opposite … t
In a few training sessions, Philippe Clement was able to find the winning formula.
Like the defender Sébastien Dewaest it states: "Instead of playing with 10 against Anderlecht, we played with two 8 but slightly more loose. it worked well. Maybe it's … better than with Pozuelo, because there is a better balance in the middle of the field".
Berge, mountain in front of defense
But if this median system is "working", thanks to killing a single man in front of the defense: Sander Berge.
The Norwegian (only 21!) Back at the best time, after losing 9 consecutive matches in all competitions (7 in the league, 2 in the European Cup).
Last season, Berge had already lost half a championship (including play games) due to injury. Without these physical threats, there is no doubt that he would already be shining in other competitions above us.
Attendance, elegance, size, killing, … Sander Berge has everything from the modern median. His presence in the middle allows the duo Heynen-Malinovsky to give a free boost to his offensive stimuli. With, in addition, sides of Trossard or Ito, it seems that Genk has the means to aim high.
With or without Pozuelo … t