Ole has also utilised a ‘diamond’ in midfield on occasion and the best example was in the 5-0 win over RB Leipzig at Old Trafford, when the Reds produced an irresistible attacking performance.
Of course, there have been games when a tweak has not paid dividends, but that is football and the manager highlighted that his team does not have any trouble adjusting to different strategies.
At the end of his press conference, one reporter asked:
“Ole it was another slight change in shape against Man City. You’ve used a diamond formation, three at the back, four at the back. How do you feel your players are adjusting to the different styles they’re being asked to play in the side? Paul Pogba was on the left-hand side this time. He’s not really played there too much previously…