Allardyce slams boring Premier League football

Allardyce slams boring Premier League football

West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce believes that the Premier League is getting boring after his side went down to Liverpool on Sunday night.

Allardyce who lead West Brom to relegation this season spoke about the tactical styles seen in the top flight with the Englishman having the belief that teams are all trying to play in the same way.

"What's the point of playing out from the back against Man City and Liverpool, the best high-pressing team in this country. If they drop off, you play out from the back. Where's space? Exploit the space. I tried to get the players to think about that. It's a simple game that's been complicated far too much by too many people.

"Has the Premier League got tougher tactically? No. The big change is that everyone wants to play the same way. Everyone's been brainwashed into, 'You must play this way, you must…

"As a manager at 66, I really am glad I'm not in my 30s, with people telling me what I should do and how I should play. It's detrimental to the world of football. It'll become boring. The best league in the world should have different systems, different ways of playing,” Allardyce told Sky Sports after the game.

The Baggies had taken a surprising lead against Liverpool on Sunday only to lose thanks to a late goal by keeper Alisson after Mohammed Salah had restored parity.

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