Author: Paco López (Paco López)

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...

The most lethal team of the season
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The most lethal team of the season

Bundesliga is all but over after Kimmich’s goal on the final matchday increased the gap between Bayern and their challengers. If we consider the numbers for the 2019/20 season, it’s quite surprising that the race for the Bundesliga is still alive at this stage. Borussia Dortmund have remained in contention for a title that seemed...

Who is the best dribbler of the season?
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Who is the best dribbler of the season?

Within tactical and defensive systems there are constant one-on-one situations where the talent of the players makes the difference. Dribbling is one of the most frequent individual actions, but although most players know how to dribble, not all are equally decisive with their actions. To determine who is the king of dribbling in the five...

Three underrated players in Bundesliga
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Three underrated players in Bundesliga

Germany has become the epicentre of world football. The first big league to return to activity is the next stop in our articles for underrated players. After reviewing Ligue 1, Premier League and Serie A we look at the Bundesliga with three names beyond the established stars: It’s not easy to find your place in...

Best eleven of Eredivisie 2019/20
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Best eleven of Eredivisie 2019/20

It’s been a few different weeks for football, a good proof of that is that there are leagues that have already cancelled the season (if you want to know how Driblab can help you with our trial periods during the current crisis read our CEO’s letter). In today’s article we want to evaluate the best...

Three underrated players in Premier League
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Three underrated players in Premier League

It is difficult to evaluate Premier League players because, beyond performance, the market values are very different from other competitions. If last week we highlighted three underrated players in Ligue 1, this week we go to the UK to point out three players who are doing a great year and deserve more attention. A key...

Driblab and Celta Lab: the digital transformation of scouting
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Driblab and Celta Lab: the digital transformation of scouting

On April 28th at 19:00 (local time in Spain – 18:00 UK), Driblab will participate in the new edition of Celta Lab, Celta Vigo’s innovation hub, to debate about the digital transformation that professional scouting is currently experiencing. In this event the host will interview our Managing Partner and co-founder Salvador Carmona about our work...

Gnabry’s rise: from West Brom reject to Bayern star
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Gnabry’s rise: from West Brom reject to Bayern star

After the Guardiola era, Bayern had trouble finding a clear leader in their squad and long-term stability. This season has seen a clear change in the Bavarian project, with Hans-Dieter Flick’s good work over the months earning him a contract until 2023 and reaffirming Serge Gnabry as Bayern’s key player. In this article we analyze...

New Talents of 2019/20: Forwards
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New Talents of 2019/20: Forwards

In these weeks without football we have decided to review the best of the season and pick out the names that have surprised us most in our series of articles on new talents: defenders, midfielders, wingers and, in today’s edition, forwards. The 2019/20 season has seen the undeniable rise of Erling Haaland, Timo Werner stablished...

Five U23 gems hidden in Brazil’s state tournaments
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Five U23 gems hidden in Brazil’s state tournaments

As an example of the potential that Driblab has in detecting young talent, we wanted to highlight five U23 players who have surprised in the Brazilian state tournaments and who have not yet made the move to Brasileirao. In these weeks of pause in professional football we believe that our services can be more critical...