Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Crossing and Finishing

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Barry McGrellis
Name: Barry McGrellis
City: Alexandria
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (25 mins)

A is the shooting team, B is the crossing team. A passes alternately to both sides of the B team and the B team crosses until all of their players have crossed from both sides. Then teams switch.

B scores a point by landing their cross in the shaded danger area, A scores 2 points by scoring with one touch and one point by scoring with two touches.

Coaching Points:

Turn hips toward crossing target

Time run to arrive at the same time as the cross

Use the pace of the cross to power the finish

Back post - finish the way your facing

Front post - redirect


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure on the Finisher

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Pressure on the Finisher (25 mins)

Crossing & Finishing (20 min)

Set Up: 20 x 35 field with 2 goals and channels. 3v3 + GK's with neutrals in the channel for crossing. Teams attack & defend. Shots must come off crosses. Ea 3 min rotate.

Coaching Points: Play at a high tempo, attack crosses, head balls down, composure when finishing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure on the Crosser

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Pressure on the Crosser (25 mins)

3 V 3 + 2 Crossers

All goals must come from a cross. No goalies. Defenders aren't allowed in the coned off area.

CP:

Open body towards crossing target

Time run to arrive at the same time as the cross

Use the pace of the cross to power the finish

Opposite crosser attack far post area / collect long cross for redelivery

Time


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