Month: June 2020

Three underrated players in the Austrian Bundesliga
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Three underrated players in the Austrian Bundesliga

In sports there are always guys who don’t get the credit they really deserve for their numbers. Just as we have done before with other European leagues such as the Premier League or the Liga NOS, at Driblab we’re taking a look at the Austrian Bundesliga today with the aim of finding players whose performance...

The maturity of Rafinha Alcántara
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The maturity of Rafinha Alcántara

The ball is sounding again in La Liga. It was more than three months off, but that doesn’t seem to have affected some players. A good example is Rafinha Alcántara, who was already performing at a high level in the early months of 2020. The player on loan at Celta Vigo is showing a regularity...

A common determinant in the academies?
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A common determinant in the academies?

In a few weeks it will be the tenth anniversary of the World Cup that Spain won in South Africa, the only one it has achieve until this day. If you take a look at the details of that talented squad, you will realise that 10 of their 23 players were born in the first...

The new king of Naples
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The new king of Naples

Since his first months in Naples in 2013, Dries Mertens has always been a gifted player attacking free spaces, moving with and off the ball and providing depth but also reliability in the final metres. Gonzalo Higuain’s departure for northern Italy left a important gap in the Neapolitan attack and it was then that the...

Three underrated players in the Eredivisie
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Three underrated players in the Eredivisie

After having gone through the Bundesliga, the Serie A or La Liga in this same series, it is now time to take a look at the Netherlands. Although perhaps not as challenging as Europe’s top five leagues, the Eredivisie has always been a hotbed of good players. Some of them stand out when they are very young and...

La Liga Best XI (so far)
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La Liga Best XI (so far)

After months of inactivity, football is making its way back to Spain with the Seville derby. At Driblab we wanted to look back and see who were the biggest names in La Liga before this break. If weeks ago we were looking for the best Spanish players in La Liga and the best U21 players...

An approach to Gonzalo Plata
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An approach to Gonzalo Plata

At Driblab we are always interested in emerging talents. Young players who, in a suitable context, can develop and shine in the long term. This is the case of Ecuadorian Gonzalo Plata (Guayaquil, 2000), whose name has been linked to some Premier League clubs in recent months. Plata is a left-footed winger who Sporting CP...

Best Lewandowski ever?
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Best Lewandowski ever?

If years ago players like Müller, Kempes, Batistuta, Ronaldo or Crespo made a place in the collective mindset as the best examples of what a ‘killer’ is, the name of Robert Lewandowski will be one of the great figures of the number ‘9’ role in the decade of 2010. For many years the Polish striker...

Three underrated players in the Liga NOS
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Three underrated players in the Liga NOS

Tomorrow the Liga NOS will resume after an 86-day break. As the Bundesliga is the only one of Europe’s major leagues to have returned so far, it will be a good opportunity to watch players in the Portuguese tournament. Just as we did before with Serie A, the Premier League or La Liga, we at...