Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Crossing and Finishing

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JJ Ruane
Name: JJ Ruane
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing and Finishing Pattern 1

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Crossing and Finishing Pattern 1

Player A slaloms through cones and plays to B. B lays off one touch to C who plays diagonal into the run of A. B makes a bended run into near post and and C, bent run into far post. Can be done from both sides of the field.

Coaching Points

Sharp passes on the ground with proper pace

Timing and angles of runs into the box

Allow for different crossing techniques- driven, lofted, and on the ground

Differ angle of cross

Read visual cues

Variations

Add defender to play on B.

Add defender to run with player C as he enters the box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 + Wingers

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5v5 + Wingers

Balls must be played wide to neutral players who cross the ball. Regular players not allowed to defend neutrals. Neutrals have 3 touch.

Coaching Points

Vary type of services

Vary angle of services

Arrive as ball arrives

Good bending runs that frame the goal

Other players be ready for second balls

Variations

Players can pressure crosses

Weak side neutral can attack the goal

Neutrals can attack into shaded areas


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8

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8v8

Goal must come from a wide position.

Coaching Points

Creating width

Changing the POA

Service and runs into box

Overlapping in the width


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