7f573478fe8f543ee5c32ca481232c2e052e091dab2b04b1d9

442

442

442 is one of the most well know formations in football.

It uses four defenders, four midfielders, and two attacking players. There are many variants of this formation, such as the 442 diamond, where the four midfielders are assembled in a diamond shape without wide midfielders.

 In recent years it has changed into the 4132, where one midfielder is expected to adopt a defensive position, allowing the other three to focus on attacking.

 

 

Reference: 442

The following two tabs change content below.
Football has been my ultimate passion since day one. Football really started becoming a huge part of my life when I was 14, but with the Internet not being as prominent at the time, I had a hard time finding pertinent information. And this is exactly how Football-Wonderkids came about. As the website’s Founder, I’m on a mission to curate information on current youth players across the globe and make it readily available all in one place.