Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Shape and Pressure

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Am-Club: UC Irvine Men's Soccer

Keith Costigan, Adult Member

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Keith Costigan
Name: Keith Costigan
City: Los Angeles
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing/3v1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing/3v1
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Passing/3v1

Passing Pattern then 3v1

Creating a tempo-Movement off the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Press

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Press

With a partner.

Set 1. Passing 1 touch

Set 2. Pressure on ball and changing direction

Set 3. Pass and arrive to apply pressure as ball arrives. (Show one way etc)

Working on defensive movements-When to Apply pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Def High/8v7

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Def High/8v7

Def High Vs Diamond.

Forward Forces one way

Forcing into wide area and cutting off options.

In this situation w will look to compress and leave wide zone (5) as the one that is vacant. This helps us compress space in and around the ball, which should deny the opposition the chance to look for longer service. Upon regaining possession we will look for opportunities to go forward. If not on we will keep possession

Shifting as a group in relation to the ball.

Player closest looking to get pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Vs 4-3-3

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Vs 4-3-3

Same but look at it against a 4-3-3

Is it better to force inside in this area?

If so we can still get pressure around ball and leave far zone (5) free. Wide players come inside for a numercial advantage around the ball

Service to this area should be impossible if we have pressed well around the player in possession.

Read when to play with a higher line(Changes in relation to how much pressure we have on player in possession.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game situation again looking for opportunities to press or get pressure around the ball.

Limit the GK to playing out short to allow us to create the situations to work on.


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