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English definition of “4 3 2 1”

4 3 2 1

(also four three two one)
in football, a formation or system in which a team plays with four defenders, three midfielders who play directly in front of the defence, and two attacking midfielders who play just behind one centre forward
(Definition of 4 3 2 1 from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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