Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Atletico Madrid Defending Game

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Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Atletico Madrid Defending Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Atletico Madrid Defending Game
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Atletico Madrid Defending Game (15 mins)

SetUp

3 teams of 4, with 4 mini goals as shown

Organization

One defending team, one attacking team and one 'target team. *The teams must stay in their respective zones. The attacking team must play in their zone, create space to look for gaps to play into targets. If targets receive the ball they try to score in the mini goals. *If targets receive the ball, defending team can recover to prevent a goal being scored.

Progressions

Rotate teams every 3-4 minutes

Coaching Points

1st Defender: close down quickly, pressure the ball, prevent penetration

2nd Defender(s): drop off and cover 1st defender, close gaps, cut out balls that try to penetrate

3rd Defender: Screen, cover, cut out diagonal passes, recover


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