What is 4-4-2?
The other definition is incorrect. A 4-4-2 formation consists of:
The goalkeeper stays at the back.
L. Mid___Mid___Mid___R. Mid 4
L. Def___Def___Def___R. Def 4
It's a 4-4-2!
The most common football formation (proper football that is, rather than the rather odd American version), consisting of four defenders, four midfielders and two attackers. The goalkeeper is not generally mentioned in formation numbers. Every football fan can name a famous 4-4-2 team.
Plymouth Argyle (4-4-2): Larrieu; Hodges, Aljofree, Doumbe, Connolly; Capaldi, Wotton (c), Nalis, Norris; Hayles, Chadwick
Oldsmobile Cutlass from the 1970's Abrieviation for 4 barrell carb, 4 speed trans and dual exhaust. 4-4-2
That 4-4-2 kicked ass on that GTO !!
A layout of the ten moveable players (Goalkeeper is stationary).
4-4-2 is the most used formation.