Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 2v1 Going to Goal

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Mark Connelly, Adult Member

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Mark Connelly
Name: Mark Connelly
City: Escondido
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (20 mins)

Overview

2v1 exercise going to goal. In a 30x30 coach plays ball out into middle of pitch. First player to the ball is attacker, 2nd arriving is defender. Attacker must play 3rd man before going to goal, creating a 2v1 scenario. If defender steals it, it is 1v2 going to goal. Games to 3, then rotate counter clockwise.

Key Coaching Points

First to the ball, find midfielder (10/8) make curling run, offer support, or get wide to create chance to score.

Defender must acknowledge his role and adopt a positon to cut off angles and deny opportunity for goal scoring opportunity.

Midfielder receiving ball must play attacker before going to goal.

Objective

Create angles within a framework of playing the way you face and getting midfielders involved in counter attack in offensive 3rd. Creating environment for dynamic midfielder to be prolific. Develop midfield creativity in attacking third.

Teach #9 how to create angles and goal scoring opportunities in fast paced counter attacking environment.

Progressions:

Play 2v2 going to goal with 3rd man creating a 3v2 environment. First player to the ball plays midfielder, secondary player makes run or adopts a supporting role. Defenders acknowledge loss of possession and adapt to numbers down scenario in a pressure, cover formation. 


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