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Wednesday, 14 June, 2000, 10:37 GMT 11:37 UK
Back to the drawing board
BBC Sport Online's Pete Lansley reports from Belgium on the tactics used so far in the European Championships.
The Norwegians look set to be the kings among the vikings after their impressive victory over Spain - following early flops from the Danes and the Swedes so far this tournament.
But as they managed to stifle the life out of the Spanish - many pundits' favourites for Euro 2000 - before winning the game through Steffen Iversen's beanpole header, have you considered how many teams are actually winning with a 4-4-2 formation?
From the stands out here in the Low Countries, Sport Online has been assessing which teams' shapes are working most effectively.
Sometimes when watching a match on television it is difficult to see the Norwegian wood for the trees when trying to work out the formations, especially with fluid sides like France and Portugal.
So taking a sample based on the games we have been to this far:
Spain, to the increasing joy of a crowd dominated by viking hats - Norwegian or neutral - were flummoxed.
Even when Gaizka Mendieta came on and Spain basically switched to 2-4-2-2, with the two full-backs pushing up alongside the holding midfielders, Nils Johan Semb's system held firm.
As in France 98, when they beat Brazil to qualify for the second round, Norway always appreciate their victories.
Every good tournament should include a successful Scandinavian side. With their hats and painted faces, they come for the occasion. Winning is the cherry on the icing.
So how many teams have won with 4-4-2 so far from this wholly representative sample?
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