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Tchouameni’s Display Against Espanyol Explains Why He’s A Different Player From Casemiro

Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol by 1-3 in a tough encounter at RCDE stadium. Note that Real Madrid dominated the game, and goals from Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema were enough to seal the win for Carlo Ancelotti and his side.

However, note that Fans have been talking about Carlo Ancelotti’s repeated move to bench Eden Hazard, Benzema’s brace, the performance of Real Madrid’s youngsters, and Benzema’s late Freekick, but this article will focus on how Tchouameni’s display against Espanyol explains why he’s a different player to Casemiro. Take a look!

 

Photo: Espanyol VS Real Madrid || Twitter

1. Tchouameni Isn’t A Type Of Defensive Midfielder That Would Sit Deep To Disrupt Opposition Plays.

 

Photo: Espanyol VS Real Madrid || Twitter

Against Espanyol, Tchouameni played the “Casemiro” role for the second consecutive game. The 22-year-old was impressive, and he has made many people forget about Casemiro’s departure. However, a closer look at Tchouameni shows that Real Madrid is experiencing a tactical transition into a new DM era. Note that Tchouameni doesn’t provide tackles and protection like Casemiro, but the young midfielder reads and calms the game better.

 

Photo: Espanyol VS Real Madrid || Twitter

Against Espanyol, Tchouameni had many forward ball progressions into the opposition’s half. He also registered an assist, which is something not common with Casemiro. Also, Tchouameni played further up the pitch, while Casemiro is known for dominating his “own” half. Hence, Tchouameni’s performance against Espanyol simply explains why he’s a different player from Casemiro.

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