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Old 08-01-2014, 09:54 PM   #101
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Yannick Stark is going to miss 6-7 weeks
Ouasim Bouy will be out 2-3 weeks

Marco and Wood will be fine.

Nils Quascher came to me looking to go out on loan. That's great, I've been looking for an excuse to bring up Uros Dimitrijevic, who is already a 2.5 star player, has the speed I'm looking for and high values in the right technicals. Mediocre mental attributes right now, though. I didn't want to juggle him, Quascher and Wood, but if Quascher goes out on loan, I can bring Uros up and get him some playing time in the reserve team and first team.

Markus Mendler wants to leave. Since Marco has really owned the AML position, he's pretty much been the odd man out. I get two immediate offers of $300k. On from a 2nd division team and one from a 3rd division team. Guess which one gets him.

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Old 08-01-2014, 10:31 PM   #102
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November 25th, 2016

2.Bundesliga
Braunschweig (1st, 9-4-3, 31pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 8-6-2, 30pt)


Would have really liked to have Bouy and Stark for a first v.s second clash....

Starting Lineup

GK Netolitzky
DL Volz
DC Kirchhoff
DC López
DR Con
DM Wannenwetsch (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Roguljic
AMR Mendler (damn, forgot to change him before pressing Submit Team....)
ST Wood

In the 8th minute, Roguljic set up Mendler with a great pass, but there were too many in the area and the shot bounces off a defender.

In the 37th minute, Marco crosses the ball into the box just a bit too far for Wood, but the defender misplays it, Wood shoots but it's blocked by another defender and cleared.

In the 65th minute, Volz is injured while tackling and has to come off. Suttner comes on for him.

In the 75th minute, they cross it in near my goal, their header bounces off the side post.

Braunschweig 0 - 0 1860 Münich
5 - Shots - 8
1 - On Target - 3
3 - Fouls - 7
0 - Yellow Cards - 0
48% - Poss. - 52%

POM: Kristijan Con

Player Performances
GK Netolitzky 6.8 , DL Volz 6.7 (off 65 - injured) , DL Suttner 6.7 , DC Kirchhoff 6.8 , DC López 7.1 , DL Con 7.3 , DM Wannenwetsch 6.9 , Stahl 6.9 , AML Marco 6.5 (off 84) , AML Cutolo NR (on 84) , AMC Roguljic 6.3 (off 62) , AMC Malli 6.6 (on 62) , ST Wood 6.5

Marco took several knocks and was ~60%. Thought I might be able to make a push if a fresh Cutolo came on.

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Old 08-01-2014, 10:41 PM   #103
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December 1st, 2016

Pos Team
P W D L GD Pts
1st Braunschweig
17 9 5 3 +15 32
2nd RB Leipzig
17 9 5 3 +14 32
3rd 1860 München 17 8 7 2 +9 31
4th Düsseldorf
17 9 3 5 +5 30
5th Osnabrück
17 8 4 5 +11 28
6th FSV Frankfurt
17 8 4 5 +7 28
7th Bochum
17 8 4 5 +5 28
8th Paderborn
17 9 1 7 +2 28
9th Bielefeld
17 7 6 4 +5 27
10th Köln
17 7 4 6 +6 25
11th Ingolstadt
17 8 1 8 +4 25
12th St. Pauli
17 6 4 7 +2 22
13th Dresden
17 5 5 7 -5 20
14th Aalen
17 5 5 7 -5 20
15th Aue
17 6 2 9 -10 20
16th Cottbus
17 3 3 11 -22 12
17th Rostock
17 3 2 12 -13 11
18th Wehen
17 0 5 12 -30 5
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:48 PM   #104
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1860 Münich Team Rankings
Goals: 20 (13th)
Allowed: 11 (1st)

Player Rankings
Goals: Wood and Stoppelkamp 4 (27th)
Assists: Stoppelkamp 3 (33rd)
Av Rating: Bouy 7.09 (31st)
Shutouts: Netolitzky 6 (3rd)

Job Security: 54%

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Old 08-01-2014, 10:55 PM   #105
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December 2nd, 2016

Friendly
Levski at 1860 Münich

We win 3-0. A friendly in the middle of a 2 week break to keep everyone match fit.
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Old 08-01-2014, 11:59 PM   #106
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December 10, 2016

2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (3rd, 8-7-2, 31pt) at Osnabrück (5th, 8-4-5, 28pt)

Starting Lineup
GK Netolitzky
DL Suttner
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DL Con
DM Wannenwetsch (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Malli
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

In the 23rd minute, Marco scored off a free kick, but it was disallowed because he was offsides. And yeah, he was ...... waaaay .... offsides. So much so that I thought he did it as a lark.

In the 30th minute, my defenders sat back and watched as a ball went over their heads. Netolitzky sat in front of the goal, expecting the ball to go out for a goal kick. No one must have seen the Osnabrück player who ran down the ball. He scored easily.

In the 44th minute, my defender misplays a pass and their player gets a breakaway. Luckily he sent it a bit too high and a bot too wide.

In the 45th minute, a pass to Wood is a bit too strong, their defender stops it but takes one step too many (I'm thinking he failed a First Touch check) and Wood steps up and drills it for a goal to tie the game.

46th minute, Marco finally does what I've been waiting for him to do. He takes a pass, makes a move around the defender, and buries the shot. The GK got a piece of it, but his shot was strong and it finds the net.

In the 62nd minute, we hit a corner but a defender heads it out. Stahl had a chance but his shot goes too high.

In the 80th minute, they get a counter attack going, but their player kicks it off the top bar. That should have been a goal for them.

In the 86th minute, we go on the attack, Cutolo crosses it in and Wood heads it strong, but their GK is in the exact right place and it bounces out.

In extra time, Cutolo fed Wood and he had a great chance, but it goes off the side of the net.

1860 Münich 2 - 1 Osnabrück
13 - Shots - 7
4 - On Target - 2
12 - Fouls - 15
0 - Yellow Cards - 0
51% - Poss - 49%


POM: Marco (1 Goal)

Player Performances
GK Netolitzky 6.8 , DL Suttner 6.9 , DC Kirchhoff 7.0 , DC Donkor 6.7 , DR Con 6.4 (off 71) , DR Volz 6.8 (on 71) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.9 , DM Stahl 6.9 , AML Marco 7.9 , AMC Malli 6.7 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.7 (off 71) , AMR Cutolo 6.7 (on 71) , ST Wood 7.2

Goals: Marco, Wood
Assists: Suttner
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:44 AM   #107
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December 18, 2016

2.Bundesliga
Aue (13th, 7-2-9, 23pt) at 1860 Münich (3rd, 9-7-2, 34pt)


Starting Lineup
GK Netolitzky
DL Suttner
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Wannenwetsch (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Cutolo
AMC Roguljic
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

Off a free kick in the 8th minute, Stoppelkamp kicks it from midfield to Wood, he holds the ball up, passes to Stoppelkamp who is running full force to the box, and the GK makes a nice save.

In the 11th minute, Suttner sends a lang pass to Wood, he directs it to the goal, GK makes a save sending it wide, but it doesn't go with enough force. Wood is able to get to it before it goes out of bounds and buries it in the net giving us the early lead.

In the 37th minute, Wood sets up Cutolo perfectly in the box but he misses wide. The commentator called it "an embarrissing miss". It absolutely was.

In the 55th minute, Stoppelkamp feeds a corner to a close by Roguljic who crosses it in and Cutolo heads in a goal to give us a 2-0 lead.

Off a corner kick in the 81st minute, the ball is headed out but it goes right to Marco. Unfortunately his shot was just a bit too wide.

In the 84th minute, the ball is crossed near the goal. The GK tries to get to it but Wood gets there first, but he just doesn't have a good angle. He hits it off the post.

Aue 0 - 2 1860 Münich
7 - Shots - 18
4 - On Target - 8
17 - Fouls - 12
4 - Yellow Cards - 2
48% - Poss. - 52%

POM: Ante Roguljic

Player Performances
GK Netolitzky 6.9 , DL Suttner 7.2 , DC Kirchhoff 7.1 , DC Donkor 6.8 , DR Con 7.6 , DM Wannenwetsch 7.0 , DM Stahl 7.0 , AML/AMR Cutolo 7.3 , AMC Roguljic 8.3 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.8 (off 69) , AML Marco 6.7 (on 69) , ST Wood 7.4

Goals: Wood, Cutolo
Assists: Suttner, Roguljic

And now we hit the midseason break having gained 1st place (by 1 point).

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Old 08-02-2014, 12:49 AM   #108
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December 22nd, 2016

Pos Team
P W D L GD Pts
1st 1860 München 19 10 7 2 +12 37
2nd RB Leipzig
19 10 6 3 +16 36
3rd Braunschweig
19 10 5 4 +17 35
4th Paderborn
19 11 1 7 +7 34
5th Bielefeld
19 8 7 4 +7 31
6th Bochum
19 9 4 6 +6 31
7th Düsseldorf
19 9 4 6 +3 31
8th Ingolstadt
19 9 2 8 +6 29
9th Osnabrück
19 8 4 7 +9 28
10th FSV Frankfurt
19 8 4 7 +2 28
11th Köln
19 7 4 8 0 25
12th St. Pauli
19 6 5 8 0 23
13th Aue
19 7 2 10 -11 23
14th Dresden
19 5 7 7 -5 22
15th Aalen
19 5 6 8 -7 21
16th Cottbus
19 5 3 11 -19 18
17th Rostock
19 4 2 13 -12 14
18th Wehen
19 1 5 13 -31 8
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Old 08-02-2014, 09:39 AM   #109
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Thoughts on Tactics

In the last several games, for most the Aue game and the second half of the Osnabrück game, I was in Control rather than Counter, so I'm going to stick with that. My team seemed to play better with Control mentality, and I still got some breakaway chances. For some of the friendlies, I'm going to experiment with Go Route One as well as Higher Tempo.

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Old 08-02-2014, 01:22 PM   #110
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December 28th, 2016

Friendly vs. Evian TG FC. Draw 4-4
(HT: We were ahead 4-2 (up 4-1 at one point) then I put my backups in)

Just a one game sample, but it looked like I got out of Go Route One what I was trying to get out of More Direct Passing. Saw a lot of very quick movement from defense to attack. My defense was leaky though. Suttner had an especially bad game (5.3).

Stark's contract is up in 6 months. I tried to offer a new contract and he shut it down before it started. Pretty sure I'm going to need to gain promotion to get him to talk new contract.

Wannenwetsch also shut down before talks could start.

Stahl's on board, though. He signed through 2019 for $27.5k per week (a small pay increase from $25k p/w). If both Stark and Wannenwetsch don't sign, my team goes down the tubes. Then again, if I don't gain promotion, I'll probably fired so whatevs.

I've gotten messages about Suttner and Wannenwetsch getting contract offers from other teams.

I talked to Wannenwetsch. Seems he had an issue with my asking price for him? Anyway, I told him he was underestimating his value to the team and that picked him up. Enough so that he was willing to listen to contract talks. I tried talking to Stark, but for him it's clear. Promotion or he's leaving.

Suttner.....I might just let him go. He is way too streaky. I'd rather have a consistent 6.7 player than someone who gives me as many sub-6.0 performances as he does 7.5+ performances.

January 1st, 2017
Mendler joins Union Berling, GK Odisseas Vlachodimos joins our team.

Got an offer of $100k for Christopher Rech. Hey, $100k for a career backup, thanks.

I'm going to bring up ST Uros Dimitrijevic. I told him I'd get him some 1st-team playing time. He said he wanted to be loaned out, but I want to keep him in house to ensure he gets trained by my coaches.

One thing that worries me about Uros is that he's not getting big offers. Con gets offers around $3.7M all the time, Sabusi got offers of $6M-$7M...Uros is only getting offers around $375k, with the occasional $700k off.

January 3rd, 2017

Friendly vs. FC Bayern II. Win 4-1.

Saw Dimitrijevic make some nice moves and get an assist. He's already a great dribbler (15) and fast (Pace: 14, Acc: 16, Agi: 14). He'll run circles around some players in 2.Bundesliga.

Wannenwetsch signs to 2020 at $34.5k p/w.

January 8th, 2017

Friendly vs. Dortmund II. Win 5-0

I tried Wood at AMR (He's "Accomplished") with Uros at ST and Marco on the other side. That combination of speed was something they couldn't handle. And when Marco gets a good shot off, he really blasts it.

GK Vitus Eicher agrees to a mutual termination.

ST / AM(RL) - Dominik Masek - 21yo - CZE - 2.5 / 4
Signed to a Pre-Contract, it'll go through on July 1st, 2017. $8k /pw until 2019.
Signed him mainly to back up my wingers and strikers. I just sold Mendler, I'm not going to resign Cutolo and I don't know what's going on with Stoppelkamp. His Av.Rating in league games in 6.88 with a game here and there that's over 7.0. It's not that he's playing badly, just a step below what he used to. And he's getting $42.5k p/w. His contract i sup in July and his production doesn't match his salary.

Even if I keep Stoppelkamp, that gives me him and Marco. Wood if I decide to keep him at AMR. I'll need a good player to step in if they get injured or called up for international play (which frequently happens with Wood).

January 14, 2017

Friendly vs. Ludogorets. Win 1-0

They played a 5 man defensive line and kept them back so it was hard to get a lot of fast break chances. Possession was evenly match, but the action was mostly in the middle or their end. We did have 24 shots, but with so many in the box, it was hard to get any good shots. 9 on target, but most were blocked by defenders in the way. They only had 5 shots, and most of them came late in the game when my backups were in.

January 20, 2017

Friendly vs. RC Red Bull Salzburg. Win 3-1

This game was mostly played in the middle of the field. I'm not seeing any long passes, where my DLP or AP launch it and let my fast Wingers and Striker try to beat out the defense. I tell my two playmakers "More Direct Passing" to see if that encourages them to try that more often. There were a few times where it looked clear a s day to do that, but then my AMC just held up the ball and passed it short. But I also tell my DCs, hoping that will cause them to give it to the DLP (or AP if he's close by) and let them worry about getting it upfield quickly. I was going to tell my BWM DM to do the same (short passing), but Wannenwetsch is actually pretty good at passing, so I'll tick that on for when Stahl is in.

I felt I needed to keep Stoppelkamp. Even if he isn't the player he used to be, losing Mendler, Cutolo and Stoppelkamp would been too much and then I'd have zero depth at the winger position. He's agreed to a slight paycut. He'll be here until 2019 at $40.5k p/w, and we dropped the "match highest earner" clause.

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Old 08-02-2014, 03:00 PM   #111
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January 26th, 2017

Friendly vs. SK Sturm Graz. Win 2-0

January 30th, 2017

Friendly vs. SK Rapid Wien. Win 1-0

Many of my players were away for international play.

Markus Süttner is officially joining Köln on July 1st. Would it be poor form for me to just drop him from my squad (but, you know, not release him? Well I'm doing that!!).

Okay, so the issue with Uros Dimitrijevic had to do with an asking price that was apparently set to $750k. I pushed that up $7.5M to see what the response was. $7M offer is the best so far.

DL / WBL / DM / ML - Andreas Ulmer - 31yo - AUT - 2.5 / 2.5
Found him on the free transfer market. $12k a week. He'll split time with Volz, start at DL when I want Volz at DR, etc.

DL / WBL / DM / M(LC) - Rochdi Achenteh - 28yo - MOR - 3.5 / 3.5
Found him for a free transfer too. $24k p/w. He'll probably step in as the starter, with Ulmer and Volz backing up.

Con's agent wants a new deal for his client. I was worried. He's getting just $1.2k p/w and thought an extension might break the budget, but he just wanted a modest increase and I was happy to give it to him. $4.2k p/w until 2020.

$8M seems to be the ceiling for offers for Dimitrijevic. Not for sale.
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Old 08-02-2014, 03:38 PM   #112
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February 5th, 2017

1860 Münich (2nd, 10-7-2, 37pt) at FSV Frankfurt (11th, 8-4-7, 28th)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Volz
DC Kirchhoff
DC López
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Wood
ST Dimitrijevic

Scary moment in the 7th minute, GK Vlachodimos passed to a DC, but it was weak and their player stepped up, seemingly had a one-on-one but our defense responded fast and shut it down.

In the 14th minute, our GK made a great save to bail out Volz who got terribly beat by their winger.

In the 15th minute, Wood had a chance, but their GK gets just enough to send it off the post.

So far Vlachodimos has shown a bad habit of trying to pass it to DCs who are covered.

The ball was bouncing about near our goal, but when their attacker had a chance, he sent it wide.

In minute 33rd, a great chance from Dimitrijevic to Wood, but Woods shot is sent over the net by their GK.

In the 40th minute, a cross from Frankfurt gets headed in and they take the lead. López was the defender who got beat.

In the 62nd minute, I took Marco out (slight injury), moved Wood to AML ("Accomplished") and brought Stoppelkamp on.

In the 64th minute, Dimitrijevic had a great chance, but he didn't get all of it and the GK made an easy save.

In the 72nd minute, I take Stark off (injury, condition under 60%), move Wannenwetsch to DLP and Stahl to BWM. I made the sub in the 69th minute. Right before Stark finally comes off the field, he picks up a yellow card and will miss a game as he hits the limit.

In the 87th minute, after several chances that came up empty, Dimitrijevic buries one. Bouy with the assist. That was from point blank range too. He couldn't possibly miss that one.

In the 90th minute, Bouy had a great chance to give us the win, but their GK blocks it. He really should have scored there.

1860 Münich 1 - 1 FSV Frankfurt
13 - Shots - 8
7 - On Target - 3
22 - Fouls - 3
2 - Yellow Cards - 1
52% - Poss. - 48

22 fouls, damn.

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.5 , DL Volz 6.7 , Kirchhoff 6.9 , López 7.0 , DR Con 6.5 (YC), DM Stark 6.8 (off 72 , YC) , DM Stahl 6.7 (on 72) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.7 , AML Marco 6.5 , AML/AMR Wood 6.6 , AMC Bouy 7.1 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.8 (on 62) , ST Dimitrijevic 7.1

Goals: Dimitrijevic
Assists: Bouy
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Old 08-02-2014, 11:54 PM   #113
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February 12th, 2017

Cottbus (16th, 5-4-11, 19pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 10-8-2, 38pt)

Unavailable: Yannick Stark (Sus.), Dominik Stahl (Inj), Achenteh (Inj)

Stahl was injured during practice and will miss a few weeks. Achenteh was injured while playing internationally.

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Ulmer
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Bouy (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Malli
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

Here's something I don't get. Why am I just given a choice for "Goal Highlights"? I can upload a mostly prearranged highlight video of just the goals, but if I have to do it manually if I want the Key highlights....why not also a "Key Highlights"?

I guess because it takes forever to make a video...

I wanted to stop doing full match writeups because I felt like I was repeating myself and because they take a bit of time. I would instead just upload a video of the most important plays (not just the goals)....but it was a bit of a pain in the ass. And it takes forever to encode the video. I made a 3 minute long highlight video and canceled the upload after 45 minutes and it being only 50% done encoding.

Cliff Notes version: Dimitrijevic scored 2 goals and easily could have had 2 more.

Cottbus 0 - 2 1860 Münich
5 - Shots - 10
1 - On Target - 6
3 - Fouls - 13
0 - Yellow Cards - 2
55% - Poss. - 45%

POM: Uros Dimitrijevic (2 Goals)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.9 , DL Ulmer 7.1 , DC Kirchhoff 7.1 , DC Donkor 7.0 , DR Con 7.3 , DM Bouy 7.2 , DM Wannenwetsch 7.0 , AML Marco 7.3 , AMC Malli 6.6 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.9 (off 71) , AMR Wood 6.8 (on 71) , ST Dimitrijevic 8.8

Goals: Dimitrijevic (2)
Assists: Stoppelkamp, Marco
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Old 08-03-2014, 11:48 AM   #114
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February 19th, 2017

2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 11-9-2, 42pt) at RB Leipzig (1st, 12-7-3, 43pt)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Ulmer
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

A clash of 1st and 2nd, so I felt I needed a more experienced lineup so Wood back at ST and Stoppelkamp at AMR.

In the 9th minute, Con picks up a misplaced pass and runs at the goal....but he's a defender and his shot was not good. Went wide.

15th minute, my guys have this down to a science now...at least I hope. Bouy lobs it upfield from midfield, Marco wins the race to it and scores easily giving us the 1-0 lead.

So my assman tells me that I should remove Stay On Feet because we are getting too many fouls....huh, I thought that would help with fouls, not make more. Still, more fouls being a trade off for more chances to push the ball upfield...I guess.

They tie the game in the 47th minute with a free kick - header play. Looks like Kirchhoff is the one who misplayed it (the guy he was covering made the play and he misjudged the ball).

In the 54th minute, Wood on the breakway, one man running parallel to him, preventing an inside move. Still gets close for a shot, but their GK makes the save.

In the 60th minute, a pass from Wood to Marco sets up a nice chance, but Marco tries to lob it over the GK and ends up pushing it too wide.

In the 66th minute, I move Wood to AMR and sub Dimitrijevic in at ST.

Dimitirjevic gets a good shot off in the 77th minute, but the GK makes the save. It still nearly went in, but it bounces just wide.

In the 8th minute, Stark lobs it deep for Wood, and he tries to kick it right away, but he doesn't get all of it and the shot is weak.

In extra time, they nearly steal the game from us but Vlachodimos makes his best save so far.

1860 Münich 1 - 1 RB Leipzig
10 - Shots - 7
3 - On Target - 4
16 - Fouls - 11
3 - Yellow Cards - 0
47% - Poss - 53%
POM: Marco (1 Goal)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Ulmer 6.7 , DC Kirchhoff 6.7 , DC Donkor 6.9 , DL Con 6.4 (YC) , DM Stark 6.9 (YC), DM Wannenwetsch 6.7 (YC), AML Marco 7.4 , AMC Bouy 6.7 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.5 (off 66) , ST/AMR Wood 6.7 , ST Dimitrijevic (on 66) 6.7

Goals: Marco
Assists: Bouy
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:34 PM   #115
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February 27, 2017

2.Bundesliga
Dresden (14th, 6-7-9, 25pt) at 1860 Münich (3rd, 11-9-2, 42pt)


Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC López
DC Donkor
DL Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Cutolo
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

Wannenwetsch doesn't get many chances to score, but he had a shot in the 8th minute. Stoppelkamp passed it into space, and Wannenwetsch ran up and booted it, but their GK sent it over the net.

They score in the 17th minute. Their winger got passed Achenteh, he crossed it in and got the goal.

In the 29th minute, too easy as López is caught flat footed and his man runs by for a pass and easy goal.

In the 33rd minute, Bouy gets it to Dimitrijevic on a break, but he takes one step too many before shooting and a defender is able to slide and knock the ball away.

At half time, I lit into my team and subbed out Cutolo for Marco.

In the 51st minute, a pass from Bouy to Dimitrijevic goes a bit wide, Dimitrijevic gets to it, passes it back to the middle of the box and Bouy runs up and buries it.

Out wide in the 59th minute, Achentah makes a nice move to get around his man, moves inside, passes to Dimitirjevic near the goal and at that range, Dimitrijevic won't miss. Great move and pass by Achentah.

In the 76th minute, Kirchhoff off a corner heads it in to give us the lead.

In the 88th minute, they mishit a pass which gives Marco a clean run at the net with it, but their GK makes the save.

Dresden 2 - 3 1860 Münich
6 - Shots - 20
3 - On Target - 7
6 - Fouls - 10
1 - Yellow Cards - 3
43% - Poss - 57%

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 6.8 , DC López 6.1 (off 59) , DC Kirchhoff 7.2 (on 59) , DC Donkor 6.6 , DR Con 6.8 (YC) , DM Stark 6.9 (YC) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.9 , AML Cutolo 6.5 (off 45 , YC) , AML Marco 6.7 , AMC Bouy 7.7 (off 86) , AMC Malli NR (on 86) , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.8 , ST Dimitrijevic 7.7

Bouy picked up an injury in the 86th minute, nothing serious but he needed to be treated on the sideline. Because it was late, I decided to put Malli in right away so I wasn't down a man.

Goals: Bouy, Dimitrijevic, Kirchhoff
Assists: Acheteh, Bouy, Dimitrijevic

Con reaches the YC limit and will be suspended for 1 game.

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Old 08-03-2014, 08:40 PM   #116
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Pos Team
P W D L GD Pts
1st 1860 München 23 12 9 2 +15 45
2nd Paderborn
23 14 2 7 +13 44
3rd RB Leipzig
23 12 7 4 +21 43
4th Bochum
23 12 4 7 +9 40
5th Düsseldorf
23 12 4 7 +9 40
6th Braunschweig
23 11 6 6 +15 39
7th FSV Frankfurt
23 10 6 7 +6 36
8th Köln
23 10 4 9 +5 34
9th Bielefeld
23 8 10 5 +4 34
10th St. Pauli
23 9 5 9 +7 32
11th Osnabrück
23 9 5 9 +7 32
12th Ingolstadt
23 9 2 12 -3 29
13th Aue
23 9 2 12 -11 29
14th Dresden
23 6 7 10 -6 25
15th Aalen
23 6 6 11 -8 24
16th Cottbus
23 5 5 13 -23 20
17th Rostock
23 5 2 16 -22 17
18th Wehen
23 2 6 15 -38 12
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Old 08-04-2014, 03:56 PM   #118
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Thanks. Hopefully, I keep it going the rest of the year.
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Old 08-04-2014, 04:46 PM   #119
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2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (1st, 12-9-2, 45pt) at Bochum (4th, 12-4-7, 40pt)


Unavailable: Kristijan Con (Inj + Sus), Dominik Stahl (Inj)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC López
DC Donkor
DR Volz
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Wood
ST Dimitrijevic

In the 10th minute, Marco is injured and has to come off. Cutolo in.

In the 12th minute, they score on a long shot. Vlachodimos should have gotten to it, but I guess he fell down or something.

I switch to a Counter mentality. The weather is 0 degrees Celsius with hail. I figure it's best to keep my guys back a bit more and hope for the best.

In the 35th minute, a cross from Bouy to Wood, Wood heads it just over the bar.

47th minute, Cutolo crosses it in and Bouy heads in a goal strongly to get us tied up.

In the 5th minute, Bouy sets up Wood perfectly, but he doesn't get much on the shot and it's an easy save for their GK.

51st minute, Volz crosses it in, Wood heads it to Bouy who scores for his second goal.

They got a lot of pressure on me in the 2nd half, but we held on and get the win in miserable weather.

1860 Münich 2 - 1 Bochum
12 - Shots - 15
4 - On Target - 7
6 - Fouls - 8
0 - Yellow Cards - 1
52% - Poss. - 48%

POM: Ouasim Bouy (2 Goals)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 6.6 , DC López 6.5 (off 64) , DC Kirchhoff 6.7 (on 64) , DC Donkor 6.9 , DR Volz 6.9 , DM Stark 7.1 , Wannenwetsch 6.9 , AML Marco (inj 10) , AML Cutolo 6.8 (on 10), AMC Bouy 8.8 , AMR Wood 6.8 , ST Dimitrijevic 6.6

Goals: Bouy (2)
Assists: Wood, Cutolo
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Old 08-04-2014, 05:05 PM   #120
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Youth Candidates
Marian Schmidt - 15yo - DM, M(C) - 1 / 4
Niklas Moll - 14yo - ST - 4 / 3.5

And the rest are 2.5 star recruits or lower. Not as good as recent years, though Schmidt looks to be Stark's heir. Schmidt and Moll both get youth contracts. I'll let the head of youth development handle the rest.
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Old 08-04-2014, 05:45 PM   #121
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2.Bundesliga
Inglostadt (13th, 9-3-12, 30pt) at 1860 Münich (1st, 13-9-2, 48pt)

Unavailable: Ouasim Bouy (Inj)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Malli
AMR Wood
ST Dimitrijevic

They cross it to the middle of the box in the 40th minute and get an easy goal. To this point, I've had 5 "half chances", 9 shots and most of the action had taken place in the middle of the field or their end.

Inglostadt 1 - 0 1860 Münich
5 - Shots - 17
2 - On Target - 7
16 - Fouls - 23
1 - Yellow Cards - 2
51% - Poss - 49%

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 6.9 , DC Kirchhoff 6.9 , DC Donkor 6.5 , DR Con 6.9 (YC) , DM Stark 7.0 , DM Wannenwetsch 6.9 , AML Marco 6.6 (YC) , AMC Malli 6.8 (off 66) , AMC Roguljic 6.7 (on 66) , AMR/ST Wood 6.6 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.6 (on 66) , ST Dimitrijevic 6.5 (off 66)

Both López and Donkor have been very disappointing this year. In league games, Donkor has an average rating of 6.92, López 6.75. López is 33 and his contract is up in June, so I'll be letting him go.

Donkor is 21 and has a few years left. I was expecting more from him and have been getting offers of $2M during the transfer windows. Unless he improves, I might just take that $2M to invest in another DC.
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Old 08-04-2014, 11:41 PM   #122
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MR / AMR - Steve Clancy - 19yo - ENG - 2 / 4.5
Pre-Contract, signed for $16k per week, will be used initially in heavy rotation with Stoppelkamp, freeing up Wood to be used in rotation with Dimitrijevic at ST. The signing will go through on July 1st. I needed to bring in a young AMR. My only reasonable prospect at AMR is 16 year old Mike Endes who is a 3.5 prospect. yeah, it's a lot to pay to a rotation/prospect, but I really wanted him. He's already a fast (Pace: 13, Acc: 16, Agi: 13) dribbler (14) who is good at passing (13) and crossing (12). He's going to need work on his finishing (6) though.

DL - Carlos Grasso - 19yo - ARG - 2.5 / 4
Pre-Contract, $12.5k per week. I have one really great looking prospect at DL in 16 year old Matthias Fahrenholz, but I don't want to pin all my hopes on one player.
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:21 AM   #123
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2.Bundesliga
Paderborn (5th, 14-4-9, 46pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 13-9-3, 49pt)


Unavailable: Con, Achenteh, Marco, Roguljic, Wood (International)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Ulmer
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Volz
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Cutolo
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

After dominating the first half in possession and shots, Cutolo finally gets us on board with a goal in the 35th minute. Ulmer to Bouy to Cutolo.

In the 54th minute, on a cross a head goes off the post. So close.

In the 64th minute, Bouy's shot bounces off the post. Again! 17 shots to their 3 and we just have a 1-0 lead.

In the 68th minute, Bouy passes to Stoppelkamp who shoots, the GK blocks it, it goes back to Stoppelkamp, GK makes another save, rebounds to Stoppelkamp again and this time he finally buries it.

Paderborn 0 - 2 1860 Münich
3 - Shots - 20
1 - On Target - 5
12 - Fouls - 9
3 - Yellow Cards - 0
43% - Poss - 57%


POM: Moritz Stoppelkamp (1 Goal)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.9 , DL Ulmer 7.1 , DC Kirchhoff 7.2 , DC Donkor 7.4 , DR Volz 7.2 , DM Stark 7.3 , DM Wannenwetsch 6.9 (off 76) , DM Stahl NR (on 76) , AML Cutolo 7.3 , AMC Bouy 7.1 , AMR Stoppelkamp 7.8 , ST Dimitrijevic 6.6 (off 76) , ST Quascher NR (on 76)

Goals: Stoppelkamp, Cutolo
Assists: Bouy

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Old 08-05-2014, 02:04 PM   #124
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So I was thinking about my tactics today, about how my shots seem to be up since changing to "Go Route One" which took off "More Direct Passing" and "Work Ball Into Box", but I'm not sure if that made a difference in On Target and Goals. My suspicion was that my on target shots have either stayed the same or have actually declined. So I was going to go back to "More Direct Passing" and "Work Ball Into Box". But I crunched the numbers

On the old tactic ("More Direct Passing" + "Work Ball Into Box"), I played 7 games (3 with Direct Passing but not Work Ball). This is a small sample size, though, so I can't make too many conclusions off of it. But, I had 8 goals (1.14 per game), 69 Shots (9.85 per game) and 28 shots on target (4 per game). 40.5% of my shots were on target, 11.5 percent of my shots found the goal, 28.5% of my on target shots were scored.

On the "Go Route One", again 7 games. 11 goals (1.5 per game), 102 shots (14.5 per game) and 39 on target (5.57 per game). 38.2% of shots are on target, 10.7% of shots are goals and 28.2% of on target shots are goals.

So while the percentages do suggest that my shooting has taken a tiny bit of a dip in efficiency, my per game numbers have shown all 3 have gone up since change to "Go Route One".

But like said, small sample size, different opponents, etc. But, I'll stick with "Go Route One" for now.
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:07 PM   #125
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2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 14-9-3, 51pt) at Bielefeld (7th, 11-10-6, 43pt)


Unavailable: Achenteh, Wood (traveling back from international)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Ulmer
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Malli
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

12th minute, Marco passes into space, Stoppelkamp wins the race to it and scores even though the GK got a piece of it.

In the 14th, Con takes the ball from their player, passes up to Stoppelkamp who gives it Dimitrijevic who has a "clear cut chance" and blows it. GK makes the save.

In the 15th minute, Malli gives it to Marco in stride as he runs passed the defender and he scores easily. We get a 2-0 lead early.

In a scary moment, a long free kick (by their GK) goes over the heads of our defenders and Vlachodimos comes out to play it and barely beats their player to it.

In the 22nd minute, it's Stark who puts in a deep pass to Marco, who beats his man to it and scores again, hitting the corner of the goal.

A pass from Arco to Dimitrijevic is perfect in the 31st minute, but Dimitrijevic must have misplayed it. He had an easy chance, but doesn't get the shot off right away and ends up shooting it wide.

In the 41st minute, they get a penalty kick and it's 3-1. One of my players committed a foul on a corner kick.

In the 76th minute, Con gets red carded.

In the 89th minute, Quaschner scores by lobbing it over the GK who came out to try to make a play.

In extra time, we score off a penalty kick and this weird game ends.

1860 Münich 5 - 1 Bielefeld
17 - Shots - 5
9 - On Target - 4
13 - Fouls - 6
5 - Yellow Cards - 3
55% - Poss - 45%

POM: Moritz Stoppelkamp (2 Goals)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 7.4 , DL Ulmer 7.8 (YC) , DC Kirchhoff 7.5 (YC) , DC Donkor 7.9 (YC) , DR Con 6.9 (off 76 , RC) , DR Volz NR (on 81) , DM Stark 8.4 (YC) , DM Stahl 6.9 (off 81 , YC) , AML Marco 8.9 (off 85, inj) , AML Cutolo 6.9 (on 85) , AMC Malli 8.7 (YC) , AMR Stoppelkamp 9.3 , ST Dimitrijevic 6.1 (off 66) , ST Quaschner 7.8 (on 66)

When Con was sent off, I moved one of the DMs to DR and subbed in Volz.
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:58 PM   #126
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2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 15-9-3, 54pt) at FC Köln (10th, 11-6-10, 39pt)


Unavailable: Con (Sus) , Vlachodimos (Inj - food poisoning)

Starting Lineup
GK Netolitzky
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Volz
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Cutolo
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

In the 15th minute, Volz scores! He crossed it into the box, Wood cuts in front of the GK who looks like he'll catch the ball, the ball bounces off the GK and goes in. I initially thought Wood had headed it over the GK, but that wasn't the case. Wood missed the ball and the GK simply made a mistake trying to handle the ball. Either way, it's a goal and Volz gets the credit.

They even it up on a goal in the 25th minute. A free kick pass to the top of the box, a pass in and they bury it.

In the 32nd minute, the ball kicks out of their box to Stark who takes a long shot. Their GK makes the save but the rebound goes right to Cutolo who easily puts it in.

In the 33rd minute, Wood has the ball in the middle of the field and dribbles towards their net, their player holds him up and the ball ends up rolling wide of the goal. Their defender stops the ball right before it goes out of bounds but keeps running an extra step or two. Wood was right behind him and shoots the ball and scores easily. I'm sure their GK didn't appreciate that.

In the 49th minute, they nearly close the gap with a good cross and shot, but Donkor dives in front of the shot just in time to knock it away.

In the 54th minute, they do close it with a cross and header.

In the 74th minute, they tie it. Achenteh got beat, they pass it inside and Kirchhoff can't prevent a shot that Netolitzky absolutely should have blocked. Total fail on multiple fronts.

Even though we had a 3-1 lead, we were outplayed in this one and feel lucky to get away with a draw.

1860 Münich 3 - 3 FC Köln
7 - Shots - 15
4 - On Target - 6
20 - Fouls - 7
5 - Yellow Cards - 1
41% - Poss - 59%

Player Performances
GK Netolitzky 6.6 , DL Achenteh 6.2 (YC) , DC Kirchhoff 6.8 , DC Donkor 6.4 (off 62 , YC) , DC López 6.6 (on 62) DR Volz 7.4 , DM Stark 6.8 (YC) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.8 (YC) , AML Cutolo 7.2 , AMC Bouy 6.5 (off 62) , AMC Malli 6.6 (on 62) , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.5 , ST Wood 7.1

Goals: Volz, Wood, Cutolo
Assists: Cutolo, Stark, Stoppelkamp

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Old 08-05-2014, 07:13 PM   #127
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April 1st, 2017 - 2.Bundesliga Standings

Pos Team
P W D L GD Pts
1st RB Leipzig
28 17 7 4 +31 58
2nd 1860 München 28 15 10 3 +21 55
3rd Düsseldorf
28 15 4 9 +14 49
4th Bochum
28 14 5 9 +10 47
5th Braunschweig
28 13 7 8 +15 46
6th Paderborn
28 14 4 10 +8 46
7th FSV Frankfurt
28 12 8 8 +5 44
8th Bielefeld
29 11 10 8 +4 43
9th St. Pauli
29 11 8 10 +11 41
10th Köln
28 11 7 10 +5 40
11th Aue
29 12 3 14 -10 39
12th Ingolstadt
28 11 3 14 -3 36
13th Osnabrück
29 9 7 13 -3 34
14th Aalen
29 8 8 13 -8 32
15th Dresden
28 7 8 13 -5 29
16th Wehen
28 6 6 16 -34 24
17th Cottbus
28 5 7 16 -29 22
18th Rostock
29 6 4 19 -32 22
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:06 PM   #128
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Few minor tactic changes. I've told my team to Drill Crosses. My team is usually beaten in headers and crosses. Also, fast players, I'd rather drill the cross than float it.

I've told my Inside Forwards to dribble more. If they make a move passed a player, other players need to move to compensate and that creates chances. I hate seeing them pass back when I can see the opening in the defense happening and all they needed to do was make a move and pass it into the box.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:39 PM   #129
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2.Bundesliga
Wehen (16th, 6-6-16, 24pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 15-10-3, 55pt)

Unavailable: Con (Sus - 2 matches)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DL Volz
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

In the 13th minute, their GK kicks a free kick right to Dimitrijevic, who then thinks it's a good idea to just shoot from the spot....near midfield. It nearly went in too.

Minute 23, our best chance. A pass from Dimitrijevic to Stoppelkamp, but Stoppelkamp pushes it wide.

He makes up for it 5 minutes later with a score off a pass from Bouy. Bouy passes it to the middle of the box, Stoppelkamp beats his man there and buries it.

We get lucky on a shot from Bouy. It was going way wide, but strikes a Wehen defender and goes in.

Right before half time, Marco had a great chance but sent it wide.

In the 50th minute, Marco to Bouy to Dimitrijevic goal. Great passing from my guys set up an unmissable goal.

Our luck continues in the 75th minute when their header goes off the post and Vlachodimos grabs it. That should have been a goal.

They finally get on in minute 90 after several good chances. Cross - header.

Wehen 1 - 3 1860 Münich
8 - Shots - 18
2 - On Target - 6
10 - Fouls - 5
1 - Yellow Cards - 0
49% - Poss - 51%

POM: Ouasim Bouy (3 Assists)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 7.0 , DC Kirchhoff 7.0 , DC Donkor 6.7 , DR Volz 7.1 , DM Stark 7.0 , DM Stahl 6.9 , AML Marco 6.8 , AMC Bouy 9.0 , AMR Stoppelkamp 7.3 , ST Dimitrijevic 8.8

Goals: Dimitrijevic, Stoppelkamp
Assists: Bouy (3)

I guess the shot that bounced off their player counts as an assist.
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:30 PM   #130
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April 8th, 2017

2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 16-10-3, 58pt) at Düsseldorf (4th, 15-4-10, 49pt)


Unavailable: Con (Sus)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Volz
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Malli
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

In the 10th minute, Wood gives us the early lead off a pass from Marco.

In the 27th minute, Wood takes a pass from Malli and launches a long shot just over the GK and into the goal.

At half time, we were lucky to not be tied or down. They had a ton of chances, but couldn't get many shots off. Way too much action on my side of the field.

In the 61st minute, Malli gives to Wood who chips it to the goal around the GK but it, slowly, rolls wide and out of bounds before Marco could get to it.

In finally happened, I saw a goal off a free kick just outside the penalty area. Bouy got it over the wall and into the goal.

1860 Münich 3 - 0 Düsseldorf
12 - Shots - 16
9 - On Target - 4
15 - Fouls - 15
2 - Yellow Cards - 4
45% - Poss - 55%


POM: Bobby Shou Wood (2 Goals)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.9 , DL Achenteh 7.2 , DC Kirchhoff 7.2 , DC Donkor 7.4 , DR Volz 7.4 , DM Stark 7.3 (YC) , DM Wannenwetsch 7.0 (YC) , AML Marco 7.6 , AMC Malli 8.1 (off 65) , AMC Bouy 7.2 (on 65) , AMR Stoppelkamp 7.3 , ST Wood 8.8

Goals: Wood (2), Bouy
Assists: Amlli, Marco
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:35 PM   #131
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Only 4 games left, we are 12 points ahead of 3rd place Braunschweig and are tied with RB Leipzig for 1st place (they hold GD advantage). Unless there's a monumental collapse, I'll finish at least 2nd and gain promotion.
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Old 08-06-2014, 12:19 AM   #132
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Old 08-06-2014, 12:25 AM   #133
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April 13th, 2017

2.Bundesliga
Aalen (14th, 9-9-13, 36pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 17-11-3, 62pt)


Unavailable: Stark (YC Sus)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DL Con
DM Wannenwetsch (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Wood
ST Dimitrijevic

In the 21st minute, Achenteh made a long pass to Wood who heads it to Bouy who doesn't get all of the shot. Would have been a beautiful play.

Told Con to ease off tackles. He's too reckless out there.

At half time, both teams had lots of shots, lots of chances, but nothing to show for it.

Bouy set up Wood perfectly in the 46th minute, but he can't get a shot off. He just dribbles the ball into their GK (that's what it looked like anyway).

Finally in the 54th minute, Kirchhoff heads in a corner kick to give us the 1-0 lead.

72nd minute, a corner kick gets booted out, Wannenwetsch kicks it back in and Cutolo finishes it. We take a late 2-0 lead.

Aalen 0 - 2 1860 Münich
13 - Shots - 17
4 - On Target - 9
8 - Fouls - 10
0 - Yellow Cards - 0
49% - Poss - 51%

POM: Ouasim Bouy (1 Assist)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.6 , DL Achenteh 7.2 , DC Kirchhoff 7.5 , DC Donkor 6.9 , DL Con 7.4 , DM Wannenwetsch 7.8 , DM Stahl 6.8 , AML Marco 6.4 (off 63) , AML Cutolo 7.2 (on 63) , AMC Bouy 8.0 , AMR Wood 6.8 (off 63) , AMR Cutolo 7.2 (on 63) , ST Dimitrijevic 6.6

Goals: Kirchhoff, Cutolo
Assists: Wannenwetsch, Bouy

With this win, we have gained promotion.
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Old 08-06-2014, 12:30 AM   #134
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Following the game, Yannick Stark agrees to a deal. $35.5k p/w (most my board would let me), a big loyalty bonus of $375k (which is how I got him to accept the wage), $6.5k appearance fee.

He was the last player I wanted to resign. The rest of the players whose contracts are expiring in June will not be resigned.
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Old 08-06-2014, 02:46 PM   #135
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April 21st, 2017

2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 18-10-3, 64pt) at St. Pauli (10th, 11-9-11, 42pt)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC López
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Roguljic
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Quaschner

Since the promotion is won, I decide to start working in some of the backups for the last few games.

24th minute, Marco's shot hits the top bar, bounces out high, looks like Stoppelkamp has a chance but his shot is blocked by a defender.

In the 28th minute, they take the lead. Vlachodimos got a piece of it, but it was a strong shot and found the net. Lazy effort by my defense.

Stoppelkamp ties it up in the 56th minute off with a goal to the corner of the net. If it went an inch or two wider, it probably dings off the post.

In the 64th minute, Vlachodimos makes a save, but it goes high in the air and behind him. My guys were just a fraction of a second too late getting to keep it from rolling in.

In the 77th minute, Stoppelkamp ties us back up again. Dribbling towards the goal, he chipped the ball to the left and shot around the GK. Great move. They whined about offsides. Whatevs.

We had a few more good chances, but can't get the win.

1860 Münich 2 - 2 St. Pauli
15 - Shots - 5
7 - On Target - 2
12 - Fouls - 7
0 - Yellow Cards - 1
53% - Poss - 47%


POM: Moritz Stoppelkamp (2 Goals)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.6 , DL Achenteh 6.6 , DC Kirchhoff 6.8 , DC López 6.7 , DR Con 6.4 , DM Stark 6.8 , DM Wannenwetsch 7.6 , AML Marco 6.3 , AMC Roguljic 6.7 (off 70) , AMC Malli 6.9 (on 70) , AMR Stoopelkamp 8.8 , ST Quaschner 6.8 (off 70) , ST Wood 6.7 (on 70)

Goals: Stoppelkamp (2)
Assists: Quaschner, Malli
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Old 08-06-2014, 05:08 PM   #136
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April 30th, 2017

2.Bundesliga
Rostock (17th, 7-5-20, 26pt) at 1860 Münich (2nd, 18-11-3, 65pt)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC López
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Stahl (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

In the 36th minute, Con floats the ball deep down the field to Stoppelkamp who takes it in...only to shoot it right into the GK.

In extra time, we finally....FINALLY....score. 3 "Clear Cut Chances", 6 Half Chances, 25 shots, 10 on target, 0 goals...until finally a pass from Stark to Marco in the box sets up a nicely placed shot by Marco to give us the 1-0 lead and win.

Rostock 0 - 1 1860 Münich
6 - Shots - 26
1 - On Target - 11
9 - Fouls - 17
0 - Yellow Cards - 1
40% - Poss - 60%


Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 7.0 , DC Kirchhoff 7.0 , DC López 6.7 , DR Con 7.1 (off 84 - inj) , DR Volz NR (on 84) , DM Stark 6.8 (YC) , DM Stahl 6.8 , AML Marco 7.2 , AMC Bouy 7.1 , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.8 , ST Wood 6.3 (off 81) , ST Dimitrijevic NR (on 81)

Goals: Marco
Assists: Stark
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Old 08-06-2014, 05:53 PM   #137
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May 7th, 2017

2.Bundesliga
1860 Münich (2nd, 19-11-3, 68pt) at Braunschweig (5th, 15-8-10, 53pt)


Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Donkor
DR Con
DM Stark (DLP)
DM Wannenwetsch (BWM)
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

In the 4th minute, Donkor heads in a corner to give us the early lead.

In extra time, Dimitrijevic seals it for us with a lob shot over the GK.

1860 Münich 2 - 0 Braunschweig
19 - Shots - 9
6 - On Target - 2
9 - Fouls - 9
2 - Yellow Cards - 1
52% - Poss - 48%

POM: Isaac Donkor (1 Goal)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.8 , DL Achenteh 7.0 , DC Kirchhoff 6.7 , DC Donkor 7.8 , DR Con 7.3 , DM Stark 7.1 , DM Wannenwetsch 7.2 (YC) , AML Marco 7.2 , AMC Bouy 7.2 (off 54 - Inj) , AMC Malli 6.7 (on 54) , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.6 (off 60) , AMR Wood 6.8 (on 60) , ST Dimitrijevic 7.2

Goals: Donkor, Dimitrijevic
Assists: Bouy, Marco
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:00 PM   #138
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Leipzig tied in the final game, and we finished with the same amount of points, but they get 1st place due to goal differential.

May 13th, 2017 - 2.Bundesliga Final Standings

Pos Team
P W D L GD Pts
1st RB Leipzig
34 21 8 5 +36 71
2nd 1860 München 34 20 11 3 +31 71
3rd Düsseldorf
34 17 5 12 +11 56
4th Bochum
34 16 6 12 +12 54
5th Braunschweig
34 15 8 11 +14 53
6th FSV Frankfurt
34 14 11 9 +6 53
7th Köln
34 14 8 12 +6 50
8th Paderborn
34 14 6 14 0 48
9th St. Pauli
34 12 11 11 +13 47
10th Bielefeld
34 12 11 11 0 47
11th Aue
34 14 4 16 -12 46
12th Dresden
34 12 9 13 +4 45
13th Osnabrück
34 11 10 13 0 43
14th Aalen
34 11 8 15 -8 41
15th Ingolstadt
34 12 4 18 -9 40
16th Cottbus
34 7 9 18 -29 30
17th Rostock
34 7 5 22 -35 26
18th Wehen
34 6 8 20 -40 26
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:10 PM   #139
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I finished in 2nd place for 2.Bundesliga Coach of the Year. Leipzig's coach got the honor.

AMC Ouasim Bouy was named to the 2.Bundesliga Team of the Year (earning him a $60k bonus).
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Old 08-06-2014, 08:11 PM   #140
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Old 08-07-2014, 04:14 PM   #141
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Thanks. Hopefully this time I can at least survive year 1 in Bundesliga. If that happens, I think I can get on a roll with Marco, Dimitrijevic and Con continuing to get better. If I get bumped out again (and especially if I fail to gain promotion the next year), it could be very hard for me to keep the team together.
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Old 08-07-2014, 04:43 PM   #142
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Tactics

I made tweaks here and there to my tactic as the year went on. Here's how my 4-2DM-3-1 Counter tactic looks going into the new season.

4-2DM-3-1 Counter
Mentality: Counter/Attacking (usually on Attacking)
Fluidity: Balanced

GK - Golakeeper - Defend

DL - Fullback - Support
DC - Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DC Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DL Fullback - Support

DM - Deep-Lying Playmaker - Support (More Direct Passing)
DM - Ball Winning Midfielder - Defend

AML - Inside Forward - Attack (Sit Narrower, Dribble More, Get Further Forward)
AMC - Advanced Playmaker - Attack (More Direct Passing, Move Into Channels, Roam From Position)
AMR - Inside Forward - Attack (Sit Narrower, Dribble More, Get Further Forward)

ST - Advanced Forward - Attack (Move Into Channels, Roam From Position, Pass It Shorter, Fewer Risky Passes, Shoot More Often)

Simply put, my strikers aren't good passers. I don't want them passing. They occasionally make a nice assist, but much more often, just end up giving the ball away.

Team Instructions
Hassle Opponents
Stay On Feet
Pass Into Space
Go Route One
Higher Tempo
Play Wider
Much Deeper Defensive Line
Drill Crosses
Run At Defense
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Old 08-07-2014, 04:51 PM   #143
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As the year went on, I noticed I did have trouble with some teams. Not even teams that were "better", but ones that loaded up on defense, or I simply didn't have the speed advantage. There were game where I simply could not keep possession. So I created a tactic that's similar to my tactic above, but more focused on keeping possession and looking for the shot inside the box, but still keeping my defense back to protect against the counter and still give my players room to be creative and make moves.

4-2M-3-1 Retain
Mentality: Counter
Fluidity: Balanced

GK - Golakeeper - Defend (Distribute To Defenders)

DL - Fullback - Support (Pass It Shorter, Fewer Risky Passes)
DC - Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DC Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DL Fullback - Support (Pass It Shorter, Fewer Risky Passes)

DM - Deep-Lying Playmaker - Support (Fewer Risky Passes)
DM - Ball Winning Midfielder - Defend (Pass It Shorter)

AML - Inside Forward - Attack (Sit Narrower, Pass It Shorter, Dribble More, Get Further Forward)
AMC - Advanced Playmaker - Attack (Fewer Risky Passes, Move Into Channels, Roam From Position)
AMR - Inside Forward - Attack (Sit Narrower, Pass It Shorter, Dribble More, Get Further Forward)

ST - Advanced Forward - Attack (Move Into Channels, Roam From Position, Pass It Shorter, Fewer Risky Passes, Shoot More Often)

Team Instructions
Play Wider
Shorter Passing
Retain Possession
Work Ball Into Box
Much Deeper Defensive Line
Use Tighter Marking
Hassle Opponents
Lower Tempo
Stick To Positions
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Old 08-07-2014, 05:03 PM   #144
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And for some fun, a different type of tactic. I've been reading about attempts to replicate Dortmund's real world "Gegenpressing" tactic. I decided to make my own.

4-2DM-3-1 Gegenpressing
Mentality: Attacking
Fluidity: Rigid

GK - Golakeeper - Defend (Distribute To Defenders, Pass It Shorter)

DL - Complete Wing Back - Attack
DC - Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DC Central Defender - Defend (Pass It Shorter)
DL Fullback - Defend (Pass It Shorter)*

DM - Deep-Lying Playmaker - Support
DM - Ball Winning Midfielder - Defend (Pass It Shorter)

AML - Inside Forward - Attack (Sit Narrower,Get Further Forward)
AMC - Advanced Playmaker - Attack (Move Into Channels)
AMR - Winger - Support

ST - Advanced Forward - Attack (Move Into Channels, Fewer Risky Passes, Pass It Shorter)

* Con gets the extra instruction: Cross Less Often. I gave him that instruction on the other two tactics as well.

Team Instructions
Much Higher Defensive Line
Work Ball Into Box
Play Out Of Defense
Drill Crosses
Higher Tempo
Hassle Opponents
Stay On Feet
Retain Possession
Shorter Passing
Be More Disciplined
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:14 PM   #145
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Chelsea puts in a bid of $3.4M for Marco. Not for sale.

Sabusi is officially transfered. The $6.5M transfer was a new record for my team.

That also makes it a record for my team in total transfers in one year. $16.5M, breaks previous record of $10.5M.

Marco was pissed about me not letting him speak to Chelsea. I told him the bids were far below his value and he didn't like that answer. In fairness to him, he is still just being paid $1.2k per week....his contract is up in a year. He's about to be paid.

Team Finances
Budget: $850k p/w
Transfer: $2.01M

Would have liked to have a good sized transfer budget so I could go get a long-term solution to the DL position as well as another DC, but overall, I am happy with this. The budget will allow me to sign the young players who will be due big contracts while keeping the veterans around. Lots of salary bonuses kicked in to us being promoted, though, and the payroll went from ~$650k p/w to $788k p/w.

I change the budget and get rid of the transfer budget. I'm not going to get someone for $2M or less that's going to help at this point, so pushing the payroll budget to $880k p/w helps more.

Hamburger HSV offered me an interview for their job. I declined.

DL - Ali Ahamada - FRA - 20yo - 2.5 / 4
Found him on the free transfer market. Signed for $9.5k p/w. Decent speed (Pace: 12, Acc: 13, Agi: 14), can tackle very well (17), very good at heading (14) (but no jumping reach: 7). Needs some work on his crossing (11), passing (9) and marking (11). Very good work rate (16). Most of his mental and technical attributes are below Achenteh's, so he'll mostly be a backup, but he's got good potential.

Steve Clancy, Carlos Grasso, Dominik Masek, Michel Lieder and Ali Ahamada join the team.

Suttner joins Köln.

I have too many goalkeepers so when Unterhaching made a bid for Sven Müller for ~$100k, I accepted.

Board Confidence: Job Security 54%

I wanted to just get it done and sign Marco to a new deal. Except now he's not talking to me. Hopefully he'll be happier after the season gets started. I'm a bit fucked if I lose him.
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Old 08-07-2014, 09:19 PM   #146
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July 1st, 2017: Friendly vs. Gladbach. Lose 1-2. First Half, Counter tactic. Got nothing. Down 0-2. 2nd Half, Gegenpressing, won possession and got a goal. Only 1 shot in the first half, 9 in the second. Gladbach is more talented than us and we definitely did not have the speed advantage so I didn't think my Counter tactic would work.

Seems I forgot about Dimitrijevic....he's at $1.7k p/w and wants a new deal. And his agent is the worst agent ever. He signs for $6k p/w until 2020.

I did get an offer of $8.25M for Dimitrijevic. Not for sale.

We're given 1000-1 odds of winning the Bundesliga title. Not the worst though, Leipzig was given 2000-1 odds. FC Bayern has Even odds.

July 8th, 2017: Friendly vs. Stuttgart. Lose 1-2. Saw the dumbest goal I've seen yet. GK takes a free kick near the corner, passes it to Kirchhoff and Stark who are standing near each other. They let the ball pass between them, their player takes an easy long shot to an empty net and scores easily.

The Dortmund head coach takes the head coach job for the German national team....that means the Dortmund job is open....I don't need any help losing my job, so I don't outright apply, but if they offer an interview....

I draw Stade (non-divisional) for the first round of the German Cup.

I sell Fotios Katidis to Bielefeld for $175k.

I come to terms with Ouasim Bouy on a new contract. He's signed through 2021 for $57k p/w (he was at $47k p/w), $8.5k Appearance, $500k Loyalty, 15% yearly raise, Wage set to $65k after 1 International Appearance.

Things are getting expensive now. Bouy has definitely owned the AMC position, though.

Other contracts up in 2018. Marco (won't talk to me), Bobby Shou Wood (not sure I want to resign), Yunus Malli (not resigning, one too many AMCs with Roguljic), Daniel Martinez (GK prospect), Nils Quaschner (ST, need to resign if I don't resign Wood) and a few other prospects.

I transfer listed Malli and he wasn't happy about it. He wants to stay, but...thems the breaks. I gave him the PR answer of "prove it on the field" and he was all like "I don't think have to!".

I life of a head coach to a team that's not rich....The offers I'm getting for Marco are $7M+. He's in his last year of his contract. He might not resign with me.....tough decisions. Maybe I'll give it 2-3 months. If his attitude doesn't chance, I can't risk him just leaving and I'll sell him.

July 15th, 2017: Friendly vs. Anderlecht. Lose 1-2. I was in my Gegenpressing tactic most of the game. We got a goal, and they scored on a counter attack. At around minute 70, they were countering a lot so I switched to my Counter tactic. They promptly scored a goal and we never got any pressure offensively the rest of the game.

July 22nd, 2017: Friendly vs. Nürnberg. Lose 1-3. 3rd goal allowed was an own-goal. In Gegenpressing the whole match. I win Possession 61-39, but can't get many shots off (6). Allowed 10 shots.

Uros Dimitrijevic was named to the Euro U19 Championship Dream Team. He had 3 goals in 3 games during the tournament, 2nd behind Pablo of Spain (who had 6). He had an average rating of 7.67 (3rd place).

July 30th, 2017: Friendly vs. Frankfurt. Draw 1-1. We take the lead in the 81st minute and they tie it right up in the 83rd. Gegenpressing the whole time. Unless I see a distinct speed advantage for my team (in 2.Bundesliga, my team was ranked 1st in Pace so I had the speed advantage over most of the teams), I'll stick to my Gegenpressing tactic.
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Old 08-07-2014, 10:09 PM   #147
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August 5th, 2017

German Cup, 1st Round
1860 Münich at Stade

Unavailable: Isaac Donkor (Inj)

Starting Lineup - Tactic: 4-2DM-3-1 Gegenpressing
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Ahamada
DR Con
DM Stark
DM Stahl
AML Marco
AMC Roguljic
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Wood

Stoppelkamp gets us started with a goal in the 7th minute. Achenteh kicks a free kick just over the wall and into the goal in the 11th minute. Kirchhoff off the corner in the 18th minute gives us a 3-0 lead.

The bleeding stops for the rest of the half. In the 2nd half, Wood scores off a header from a Stoppelkamp cross in the 62nd minute.

1860 Münich 4 - 0 Stade
26 - Shots - 1
13 - On Target - 0
15 - Fouls - 12
1 - Yellow Card - 0
63% - Poss - 37%

POM: Rochdi Achenteh (1 Goal)

Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 7.1 , DL Achenteh 9.0 , DC Kirchhoff 8.7 , DC Ahamada 7.8 , DR Con 8.0 , DM Stark 7.8 , DM Stahl 6.9 (off 45) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.8 (on 45) , AML Marco 6.8 , AMC Roguljic 7.7 (off 68 - Inj) , AMC Bouy 6.8 (on 68) , AMR Stoppelkamp 9.0 (YC) , ST Wood 8.4

Goals: Wood, Stoppelkamp, Achenteh, Kirchhoff
Assists: Wood, Stoppelkamp, Roguljic
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Old 08-08-2014, 02:05 PM   #148
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Thoughts on Tactics - What I need to make my fast break tactic work in Bundesliga

One thing I noticed while watching my Gegenpressing tactic in the friendly matches and the Cup game. It's boring. I loved watching my fast break, counter-attack tactic. It's just not going to work in Bundesliga, though. When I was in 2.Bundesliga, my team was ranked first in Pace, and I'd imagine (though never checked) that I was high on acceleration and agility. My team, overall, was faster than most.

In Bundesliga, my Team Summery page lists Work Rate as my best attribute, ranked 9th in the league. Worst: Height (dead last)

I don't need overall speed, though. What I really need is speed at the striker and inside forward positions. Marco is pretty much there (Pace: 17, Accel: 17, Agi: 13), Dimitrijevic (Pace: 14, Accel: 17, Agi: 15), Wood (Pace: 16, Accel: 16, Agi: 14)...Stoppelkamp isn't very fast, but I don't just need speed.

Two things I saw that caused too many of my fast break chances to fail were 1) Not getting a good start (First Touch) and 2) Slowing down too much on the dribble, or just plain mishitting the ball while dribbling.

Marco (FT: 16, Dribble: 13), Dimitrijevic (FT: 13, Dribble: 15), Wood (FT: 11, Dribble: 12), Stoppelkamp (FT: 12, Dribble: 14)....for this tactic to work in Bundesliga, I'd think I would need a few players that were not only lightning fast, but also 16+ on both FT and Dribble.

Outside of the striker and two wingers, I need my playmakers to have great passing. Thankfully, Bouy and Stark do. Bouy (Pass: 16, Tech: 17) (Bouy is also 16 for Long Shots, which is an added bonus), Stark (Pass: 16, Tech: 14).

My Fullbacks need crossing ability as well as passing. With my Inside Forwards sitting inside and my Fullbacks on Support, I saw them attempting a lot of crosses. Achenteh is decent for a 2.Bundesliga player (Cross: 13, Pass: 12) but not so much in Bundesliga. Con is lightning fast, but his technicals need a ton of work (Cross: 5, Pass: 9). He's already a decent defender (Marking: 12, Tackling: 13), he just isn't much of a help offensively.

As for the BWM DM and DCs, I just need them to shut down the opponents offense and get the ball to Stark. So nothing special for them, although Passing ability would be a great bonus, especially if I could tell my BWM DM to go with more direct passing.

So the only area I'm comfortable with going with my fast break tactic in Bundesliga is the playermaker positions. The rest of my team isn't good enough to pull that off in the top division. At least not yet. I have a lot of young, developing players. Maybe in a few years.

As for my Gegenpressing tactic, I haven't seen much yet, so I'm not sure yet how it's going to hold up against Bundesliga teams in real matches or what I need to make it better.....we'll see. This could be painful.
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Old 08-08-2014, 02:35 PM   #149
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August 12th, 2017

Bundesliga
1860 Münich (0-0-0) at Schalke (0-0-0)


Unavailable: Isaac Donkor (Inj)

Starting Lineup
GK Vlachodimos
DL Achenteh
DC Kirchhoff
DC Ahamada
DR Con
DM Stark
DM Wannenwetsch
AML Marco
AMC Bouy
AMR Stoppelkamp
ST Dimitrijevic

They score quickly in the 7th minute. Crossed it in, it bounces around a few time until a Schalke player sitting right in front of the net gets the easiest shot he'll ever have.

Only had a few chances in the first half, nothing very close. Saw a few examples of what I just posted about. Stoppelkamp easily was caught from behind on one play, and in a another, so was speedy Marco.

In the 50th minute, Wannenwetsch got sent off for getting 2 Yellow Cards. Which made the 4th YC my team received. This might be an issue...my guys got a lot of fouls last year due to Hassle Opponents + Stay on Feet. Might end up causing more fouls and more yellows now in Bundesliga...

They easily score a few more goals as my team, down a man, didn't have a chance.

1860 Münich 0 - 3 Schalke
3 - Shots - 17
1 - On Target - 7
15 - Fouls - 9
4 - Yellow Cards - 1
44% - Poss - 56%


Player Performances
GK Vlachodimos 6.5 , DL Achenteh 6.0 , DC Kirchhoff 6.7 , DC Ahamada 6.2 , DR Con 6.7 , DM Stark 5.8 (off 67, YC) , DM Stahl 6.8 (on 67) , DM Wannenwetsch 6.5 (off 50, 2 YC) , AML Marco 6.5 , AMC Bouy 6.1 (off 67, YC) , AMC Roguljic 6.7 (on 67) , AMR Stoppelkamp 6.2 , ST Dimitrijevic 6.3
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Old 08-08-2014, 02:38 PM   #150
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I completely forgot about this. Marco has an extension clause in his contract. I triggered it. His $1.9k p/w contract is now set to expire in 2020.

Netolitzky is complaining about lack of first-team soccer. Told him I'd give him a chance.

I accepted a $1.7M offer from Trabzonspor, a Turkish team, for Yunus Malli.

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