Lee Scott

 
Lee Scott • fmanalysis Tactical Expert
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Tactical expert and Lead Analyst for Total Football Analysis. Opposition analyst and first team scout. Author of 'Mastering the Premier League is the story behind the success of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City'.

Articles written by Lee Scott

Book Extract

How Jurgen Klopp made Trent Alexander-Arnold a playmaking full-back

In an extract from Lee Scott's book on Jurgen Klopp, we look at how the German evolved TAA's role into something special

  • 1 year
La Liga

Real Madrid to retain, Eibar to face the drop - La Liga 20/21 predictions

Los Blancos won the league in relative comfort last season, and with Barca in turmoil, they should be able to make it two in a row

  • 1 year
Jadon Sancho

Why Jadon Sancho is a future Ballon d'Or winner

The young Englishman has excelled in Germany since making the move to Dortmund, and the sky is the limit

  • 1 year
Bundesliga

Why Kai Havertz could win the Ballon d'Or - one day

The young German is seen as their great hope for the future but his future may lie in the Premier League over the Bundesliga

  • 1 year
Premier League

Arsenal need new defenders. Who should they be targeting?

The drubbing against Manchester City proved that Mikael Arteta needs to recruit well at the back this summer

  • 1 year
Atalanta

How are Atalanta winning matches?

Everyone's favourite second team are still scoring barrelloads of goals - but just how do they do it?

  • 1 year
Ballon d'Or

Future Ballon d'Or winners: Kylian Mbappe

The charismatic Frenchman is the most exciting young talent to emerge in world football since Neymar

  • 1 year
Barcelona

Understanding Guardiola's Barcelona: The 2011 demolition of Man United

Analyst Lee Scott does a deep dive into one of the most comprehensive final victories of recent times

  • 1 year
Feature

Man Utd fans can rejoice - Bruno Fernandes is everything they needed and more

The Portuguese star finally moved from Sporting in January and it has the hallmarks of a brilliant piece of business

  • 1 year
Jose Mourinho

Are we witnessing the end of Jose Mourinho's top-level coaching career?

The Portuguese head coach and his tactical ideas are behind the pace of the game and Spurs is the latest example

  • 1 year
Kevin De Bruyne

Five ways Kevin De Bruyne beats you

In an extract from Lee Scott's book on Pep Guardiola, we look at how his Belgian playmaker is able to defeat teams in a number of ways.

  • 1 year
Feature

Football Manager Challenge, Part 1: Let the board sign the players!

In the first edition of his FM 2020 series, Lee Scott lets the DoF loose in the transfer market... with mixed results

  • 1 year
Europa League

Rangers beware - Braga are one of European football's form teams

Under new management and with a Barca-bound winger in tow, the unfashionable Portuguese side are pushing for a strong end to the season

  • 1 year
Bundesliga

RB Leipzig and Gladbach: What happens when a red card tears up tactics

In a hugely entertaining match, a second-half dismissal turned the tide and inadvertently assist Bayern

  • 1 year
Barcelona

Quique Setien: Primera Division pioneer or Poor man's Pep?

The 61-year-old is Barca's great Cruyff hope but the start hasn't been positive

  • 1 year