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MATCH ANALYSIS: MILAN v INTER (7/01/01) - GOAL BY SUKOR
 
1) Ball played into the centre to Seedorf (circled in white) in space.

2) Seedorf then attacks the opposition goal.

3) Seedorf plays a ball over the top of the defence for Sukor (circled in yellow) who has made a run and beaten the offside trap and
who instantaneously volleys the ball into the net.

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Comments:

- All of Milan's midfielders are drawn across to the Inter player on the left wing (and two players cannot stop the Inter player getting his pass away) leaving Seedorf behind them in lots of space to manoeuvre - Unbalanced team.
- Sukor makes his run, the defender instead of going with him tries to play offside. His first-time volley from the precision pass catches the keeper unawares.

 
Conclusions:
- Midfield players are caught ball watching and the lack of communication between defenders lets them down as they unsuccessfully try to catch Suker offside.
- Sukor's timing of his run makes the difference. First-time finish shows the importance of taking controlled risks along with good technique.
 

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