Football or a game that is also known as soccer is very famous across the world and more than a hundred countries play this game. The game of football is played between two teams with each player is having eleven players.

Some players play the role of defenders, some plays as mid-fielder or winger and two or three of them play as goal getter or strikers whose responsibility is to score. This tactic of arranging players on the ground is known as a formation.

Let us look at some of the very popular football formations that are used in modern-day games.

The most common football formation is the 4-4-2 formation in which four players play as a defender, four players play as mid-fielder or winger and the other two of them play forward as a striker and the eleventh player is a goal-keeper.

Another common formation is the 4-5-1 formation in which, four-player plays as defender, five players play as a winger, and one play forward to score the goal.

The third football formation type is the 4-3-3 combination in which three players play forward game as a scorer, three plays play to pass the ball as a winger and four players make a defending wall at the back-court.

Another football formation of 4-3-1-2 is also known as a diamond formation. In this style of formation, four players defend the opposite scorers; three of them play as wingers, one of them plays between wingers and strikers to create opportunities and two of them play forward to convert the opportunities into goals.

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