Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): UEFA B striker movement 4-4-2 (Start Time: 2015-03-13 18:30:00)

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Scott McLennan
Name: Scott McLennan
City: Dunbar
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Component 1

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Component 1 (10 mins)

Option 1

CM passes the ball to the fullback

He opens up in the wide area and plays pass into second striker

First striker shows short and spins to receive lay off from second striker for a strike at goal

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Option 2

CM bounces pass with FB

1st striker then comes short and spins towards the penalty spot

2nd striker takes the space left by first striker

CM plays weighted pass for 2nd striker who can shoot or play back across goal

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PROGRESSION

Add 1 defender to mark the 9 then the 10 in each area and make it competetive

Add 2 defenders

Coaching points Option 1

Weight of passes

On first touch first striker times movement towards ball

As ball travels past him he should look to spin to react to second ball

Can he time his run so he can receive a first time lay off for a shot

Second striker look to angle body shape to hold off defender - small movement towards the ball on pass to gain the yard

First time lay off with weight off pass for a first time strike - 2nd striker react to shot

Coaching points Option 2

Weight of pass

Movement as CM gets head up to make pass

1st striker coming short at an angle - WHAT IF striker peels off without any pressure - can he receive on half turn and get a shot off

2nd striker curves run in order to stay onside

Have a look over shoulder as ball is travelling - am I in a better position or is strike partner?


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

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Component 2 (10 mins)

Maroons 2-3-2 v Greens 3-2-2

3 Zone game

To get the ball into end zone, player must pass the ball into strikers

One midfielder can go and support

Defenders must mark goal side

PROGRESSION

Finish rule of defenders marking goal side

Open up zones and free play

Coaching points

One striker look to come short, one going in behind to stretch the game

Can first striker look to come short and receive on the half turn

Trigger for the movement is when the midfielder gets the ball out his feet

Strikers look to play passes with one another

Midfield look to sit off to create passing space into striker


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Option 1

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Option 1 (10 mins)

2-4-2+1 v 4-2+1

Black is a target player for greens and CB for maroons

Option 1

Fullback into second striker

First striker comes short, then spins off

First striker receives lay off from second striker for a shot at goal

WHAT IF

If pass is blocked off then a bounce pass into CM may be needed in order to draw opposition CM and open up passing lane

Coaching points

As soon as ball is worked into fullback area can second striker look to pin CB

First striker come towards ball but angle movement to open up pass into second striker

CM come off the play to open up passing angle

Weight of pass is strong enough to break line and soft enough to lay off 1st striker

If shot is not on, can I open up a pass to wide midfielder for a 1v1 and a cross


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

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Option 2 (10 mins)

2-4-2+1 v 4-2+1

Black is a target player for greens and CB for maroons

Option 2

Fullback into centre midfielder

Centre midfielder into second striker who has peeled in behind

Second striker can either shoot or look to work the ball in for first striker

WHAT IF

If first striker comes short and is not marked can he receive on the half turn and engage with the back 4

Coaching points

When ball goes into centre midfielder look to get head up and play into striker area

First striker look to come short at an angle in order to receive on the half turn and draw players out

As movement from first striker happens second striker looks to run in behind and break defensive line

Second striker looks to curve run in order to stay onside

First striker reacts and times run into the box

Right midfielder attacking the back post

Opposite centre midfielder attacking the edge of the box


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