Mallorca defenders usually moved the ball directly from their zone to the forwards playing a direct style of football. Aftet this first pass, the goal was to accumulate players on the rival's half to play the ball. The team was 4th in the Liga with an average of 70 long balls per game. It has to be changed with the short sized Swanselona. On the defensive phase, his team was very closed in the middle, with 8-9 men behind the line. The transitions were very quick, both offensively and defensively and much players was involved on the attacking phase. On the defensive transitions, the goal was to lead behind the line as many players as possible.