Help you understand football - Common formations in football matches
424 formation: four forwards, four defenders and two midfielders. This team type is conducive to attack, but the pressure of midfielders is relatively great, which is a typical playing method of strong teams.
4411 formation: its formation structure is shown in the figure below. In fact, its requirements for the state of players are more stringent than the 424 team. General teams need to be cautious.
4231 formation: its formation structure is shown in the figure below. The tactics of this team type are simply "defensive counterattack". It is very beneficial to defense, but it will hinder attack.
442 formation: it includes 4 defenders, 4 midfielders and 2 forwards. It is also very conducive to defense. It is widely used all over the world and has evolved into many other similar teams.