Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): SAC United Blue U16 vs Reston Bombers 99

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Nathean  Meadows
Name: Nathean Meadows
City: Silver Spring
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Starting Lineup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Starting Lineup
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Starting Lineup

We will play our regular 1-4-2-3-1 formation with normal priorities. Reston likes to play long balls over the top so will continue to stay compact to take that option away from them. #9 & #10 will be the players with a little freedom to apply a little pressure so they cannot make easy long balls


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2nd Half

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2nd Half


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactical

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Tactical

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Our final game of the season, so we are not looking to re-create the wheel. We go with what we do best.. Looking to play solid, defensive shape and quick aggressive attacking play utilizing the whole field.

 OUR TOP, TOP, TOP PRIORITIES FOR TODAY (based on our training session priorities)

Switch the play from tight space to open space at every opportunity

Excellence in our set pieces (offensively and defensively

Deal aggressively with all balls in the air

Sit a little deeper and maintain our shape well.

Quality/composed finishing. Anything over the cross bar adds to consequences in training next week.

Quality and Accuracy of our passing

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DEFENSIVE UNIT

(#1, #2, #3, #4, #5) (ANDREW, BRIAN R, MADDEN, JACOB, JERRY, ZEBB)

STRENGTH IN OUR DEFENSIVE SET PIECES

COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE AGGRESSIVELY!!!

TEAM SHAPE AND DISCIPLINE

*1 v 1 individual defensive battles are key....YOU MUST WIN THOSE by being patient, focused on POSITION FIRST, ball second.

DO NOT OVER COMMIT IN 1 V 1 DEFENSIVE SITUATIONS

*VERY COMPACT BACK 4 -Work hard to have our #2 & #3 defensive backs stay narrow to really compress the middle of the field.

* Destroy all attacks through the central areas.

*if there is ball penetration, recover centrally

TRACK VERTICAL RUNNERS!!

  

*GK ROLE:

*TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR BOX

*Punch aerial balls in the box whenever possible!

  

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MIDFIELD UNIT

(#6, #8, #10) (NOAH, JACOB, ERIC, SAM, NELS, JERRY, HUNTER, KEVIN)

KEEP OUR SHAPE DEFENSIVELY (DEFENSE/ATTACK)

*CAN WE INCREASE THE ACCURACY OF OUR PASSING?

* CAN WE LOOK TO PLAY THE BALL OUT OF TIGHT AREAS WITH A LONGER BALL (SWITCH THE PLAY OR SEND IT LONG AFTER A SERIES OF SHORTER PASSES)

*DO NOT GIVE THE BALL AWAY CHEAPLY - IT'S PRECIOUS

*TECHNICALLY: Ensure we get a good first touch, have our head on a swivel and don't hold onto the ball too long!

*HOW WELL CAN WE PLAY IN THE DIRECTION WE ARE FACING RATHER THAN HAVING TO TURN WITH THE BALL. REQUIRES OUR SUPPORT ANGLES/DISTANCES TO BE GOOD

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ATTACKING UNIT

(#7, #9, #10, #11) (ERIC, SAM, BRIAN V, KEVIN, JERRY)

***#7 & #11 really have to help out defensively more than usual and we almost become a 1-4-5-1 in defensive transition moments***

IT'S ALL ABOUT QUALITY FINISHING!!!!

QUALITY SET PIECES… make sure our delivery is excellent and consistent. Attack balls in the box. MAKE THE GK AND OPPOSITION DEFENDERS WORK!!

FREE KICKS: OUTSIDE OF 35-40YDS MAINTAIN POSSESSION. INSIDE THAT DISTANCE OPTION #1 OR #5 TO MAKE THE GK AND DEFENSE WORK

SWITCH THE FIELD OF PLAY. 

SPEED/EARLY RUNS THAT DICTATE PASSES

THE QUALITY OF OUR FINISHING DETERMINES THE RESULT:

HOW COMPOSED WILL WE BE WHEN WE GET IN FRONT OF GOAL?

 *DO NOT DRIBBLE THE BALL INTO DEAD CORNERS IN NUMBERS DOWN SITUATIONS. Pull the ball back out and look for support.

*HOW WELL DO WE MAKE EARLY RUNS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BALLS PLAYED OUT OF TIGHT SPACES (EITHER FROM SWITCH OR LONGER BALL)

*If we get opportunity to attack over the top we take it, otherwise #9 MUST hold up the ball to allow support players to join.


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