Philip Cocu showed awareness of Rostov incisive counterattacks as he preferred to play with mirror tactical scheme 5-3-2 (normally 3 CD variant is applied only against aggressive opponents like Atletico Madrid). Of course, both teams modified formations depending on game phase. Hosts were more in possession and tried to dictate the tempo. Erokhin and laterals
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