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03-27-2013, 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
This kind of play seems to have been a common characteristic of the pre-Tikhonov Soviet teams. How much of this is Kharlamov and how much Tarasov is anybody's guess, but it was a fairly widespread behavior, so I think it had something to do with the system. Tarasov believed in always being on the attack, and it looks like he may have taught his best offensive forwards to cheat.
Aren't you just watching Tikhanov and just assuming things about Tarasov?

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