Football/Soccer Session (U14): Defending the Counter Attack

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Manuel Seisdedos
Name: Manuel Seisdedos
City: Hampton
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (10 mins)

Description -

Red defender passes ball to GK who rolls or throws the ball to 1 of the 2 Blue players. The 2 blues immediately attack the goal the Red player is Defending. The red player has to defend against the 2 blues and prevent them from Scoring.

 

Technical -

Blues - attack at pace.

Red - line of recovery, assess the threat, stay between the ball and the goal and delays and creates uncertainty between the blues.. Block Shots and prevent them from Scoring

 

Tactical -

Red - Delay the attack, Show them the line, prevent the shot.

 

Physical -

Pace of recovery after the pass to the Goal Keeper

 

Psychological/Social -

Mentality to DEFEND!

Bravery to block shot or make the tackle.

 

 

 

Learning Objectives - how to defend when outnumbered, where & why to show the attacker.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (10 mins)

Description - Progression 2 (2 v 2 with 2nd defender coming in late to recover position)

Red defender passes ball to GK who rolls or throws the ball to 1 of the 2 Blue players. The 2 blues immediately attack the goal the Red player is Defending. The red player has to defend against the 2 blues and prevent them from Scoring.

A 2nd Red player tries to coming quickly to recover from the counter attack. 2nd Red player takes off once Blue attackers go over the 1st line.

 

Technical -

Blues - attack at pace.

Red - line of recovery, assess the threat, stay between the ball and the goal and delays as much as possible to give his other defender to catch up and provide support and cover. Important to create uncertainty between the blues.. Block Shots and prevent them from Scoring

 

Tactical -

Red - Delay the attack, Show them the line, prevent the shot.

 

Physical -

Pace of recovery after the pass to the Goal Keeper. Work hard to get back to support your team mate.

 

Psychological/Social -

Mentality to DEFEND!

Bravery to block shot or make the tackle.

Work to get back to support.


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