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Tactical Analysis: How the San Diego Wave beat Gotham FC (4-0)

The San Diego Wave FC followed up their win against the Houston Dash by beating Gotham FC at home. The team smashed Gotham 4-0 in front of a crowd of 5,000 and broke several records in the process. It was a truly memorable performance from the team and the perfect way to christen their homecoming.

Here’s a breakdown of how the Wave were able to win that game.

The Formations

San Diego lined up in a 4-2-3-1 and maintained that shape for most of the game. Even with the substitutions of players like Kaleigh Riehl and Kelsey Turnbow into the match, they didn’t break their shape.