NMA- Fantasy Euro 2020: A Tactical Analysis of Each Team

Step inside for a fantasy-focused tactical perspective on all 24 teams in the Euro 2020 tournament.


Group A

Italy

Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Playstyle: Direct, Wide build-up.

Strength: Solid defense leading to serial goal-poaching

Weakness: Space behind fullbacks.

Joker: Italy plays the opening match, so we see a confirmed lineup about an hour before our deadline.

Best fantasy options: Leonardo Spinazzola (DEF), Domenico Berardi (MID), Ciro Immobile (FWD).

Italy has seven consecutive clean sheets coming in. This is the best form the Italians have been in before a major tournament for the past decade, so they could enjoy a

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3 tactical takeaways from Atlanta’s preseason

REUNION, FLORIDA – JULY 16: Jake Mulraney #23 of Atlanta United takes a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to the start of a Group E match against FC Cincinnati as part of the MLS Is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on July 16, 2020 in Reunion, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

1. Jake Mulraney’s inverted position

Mulraney logged 18 MLS appearances for Atlanta last year in his first season at the club. During that entire time he was utilized out on the left side either as an attacking fullback or

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