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Aston Villa Tactics: Pros and Cons of the 3-5-2 Formation
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Paul Lambert is the most tactically reactive manager in the English Premier League, but his use of the 3-5-2 formation is more than just a one-off with Aston Villa.

He's started nine games with it so far, with its latest appearance a solid 2-2 draw away at Midlands rivals West Brom.

We run the rule of the system and list its pros and cons.

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