4 3 2 1 Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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4 3 2 1

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