Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pressing from the front in a 4-4-2

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Gareth Thomson
Name: Gareth Thomson
City: Renfrewshire
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Aim - Better understanding of pressing from the front and forcing play down one side in a 4-4-2.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSGs: Pressing with a front 2

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SSGs: Pressing with a front 2 (20 mins)

-4v4 or 5v5

-Teams play a 2-2 Formation (Acts as the front 2 and Cms or Winger when pressing)

-Normal SSG

-2 Goals if you can press, win the ball and then score in the opposing teams half.

-Play for 7 Minutes and then rotate teams

Coaching Points

-Make it predictable, One CF splits the two CB's and forces play down one side (Curved run). The other drops between the lines and blocks central options. LM and Cm shuffle across and press when ball is on the RB.

-Press, Cover,Support.

-Prevent passing in central areas

-Communication is key

-Avoid straight runs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded

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Expanded (30 mins)

-Full Pitch

-Yellows play a 4-2-1 (With GK)

-Whites play a 2-3-2 (With GK)

-Focus on the whites and then switch formations after 15 minutes

 -3 Goals if you can win the ball and score in the opponents half.

Coaching Points

-Let keeper play out and then split the CB and force the play

-Previous points apply


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