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MATCH ANALYSIS: SOUTHAMPTON v MAN UTD (13/05/01) - GOAL BY GIGGS
 

1) Giggs sprints with the ball into the space ahead.

2) He then passes to Yorke unmarked on the edge of the penalty area.

3) Yorke plays a one-two back to Giggs and puts him into a goal scoring position.

4) Giggs finishes first-time into the net.

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Comments & Conclusions:

- Defence: The ratio of defenders to attackers is 6:2 but this does not prevent the goal being scored. Yorke is allowed far too much space in a dangerous area and Giggs should not be allow the freedom to run from midfield - Tighter marking in front of goal and midfielders must track back to cover attacking players running through midfield areas.

- Attack: Penetrating attacking run from midfield causes havoc and the perfectly timed one-two creates space and an opportunity to score. Ability to run at defenders and into space and play a one-two to overcome a defence outnumbering the attack.

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