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The article concludes that both types of players are part of Argentine soccer
A noticeable shift in direction of the national team occurs following the events of 1969 (World Cup failure and Estudiantes). Pizzuti, former coach of Racing, embodies an attacking style of soccer that makjes use of the long ball, or as it is known…
Insight into Labruna's coaching philosophy in the Estudiantes-era.
After a disastrous and then surprising World Cup run. Lorenzo is hired by River as its new coach in a surprising move. This interview is a glimpse into his philosophy on soccer.
El Grafico tries to get at the heart of Zuebldia's philosophy about soccer By favoring England and Germany's 'order' over Brazil the Estudiantes coach received criticism Here he clarifies by explaining that work and discipline matter and that Brazil…
He regrets what happened in 1969 and defends his philosophy and approach to the game Zubeldia also has choice words for DiStefano and Labruna
1970 is a year where a turn occurs in Argentinean soccer (that can actually be attributed to Boca '69 or even racing '67)
Nice article that summarizes the different approaches to playing soccer in Argentina (based on Racing, Estudiantes, and Boca's style)
Boca Juniors in 1969 was the antithesis of Estudiantes Both teams succeeded but Boca Juniors did so by playing an attacking style of soccer Is this a change and return back to criollismo?
The last quote by Bilardo and Zubeldia sums it up: Argentine have shown that they can best the Europeans at their style (not just sport): physicality
Helpful summary of the changes in Argentine soccer of the late 1960s
He credits Adolfo Mogilevsky as the person who revolutionized Argentine soccer (in other words he modernized it)
Known for his violent and overly physical style of play, which also defined his Estudiantes team, El Grafico tries to understand Pachame's approach to soccer and the criticisms leveled at him
Racing's victory, going back to a more attacking soccer, is praised in El Grafico
Like Racing the year before, Estudiantes sets out to win,play collectively, and with humility Unlike Racing in 1966, this team "muerde", plays tough, and is more noted for asphixiating their opponents on the field
From an attractive long-ball style to cautious and tough defensive approach, Racing changes style to win the tournament Did it change? Or did they simply change focus of their own style?
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