Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Working with Back 4 and holding midfielder

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Daniel  Elliott
Name: Daniel Elliott
City: Rugby
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Start Positions

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Start Positions

Start

Reds

4 defenders and a holding midfielder.

Blues

2 strikers stay in and the central midfielder

Narrow the pitch , this will allow for the focus of the session and as soon as an outside blue player comes into the working area the reds are defending immediately.

Manage the attacking team by having 2 strikers playing off the last defenders and encourage the ball to be moved quickly and switching the play with regularity.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Start

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Start

To start call a number out

They dribble in and the opposite man ( 3 & 4 ) (1 & 2) join the session.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending right side

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Defending right side

Defending the right side

Full Back cuts the inside ball off and shows the attacker down the line.

and is set to block a through ball

Inside central half , gets tight and uses body to prevent the purple arrowed run.

Outside centre half, get inside the and prevents the ball into the 2nd striker.

Holding midfielder sets up to prevent the square ball.

Left back tucks in supporting his centre half and within distance to press the switch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Offside line

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Offside line

The back 3 will create a flat line in line with the centre half who is tucked in behind the full back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Central Areas

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Central Areas

Holding Midfielder will prevent supply into the front 2, by screening in front of the 2 centre halves forcing the midfielder in possession to play into other midfielders rather than the 2 strikers.

Both Central defenders get inbetween the goal and the strikers tucked just inside forcing them away from goal

Both full backs will get narrow to compact the back 4


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Left

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Defending Left

Defending the left side

Full Back cuts the inside ball off and shows the attacker down the line.

Inside central half , gets tight and uses body to prevent the red arrowed run.

Outside centre half, get inside and prevents the ball into the 2nd striker.

Holding midfielder sets up to prevent the square ball.

right back tucks in supporting his centre half and within distance to press the switch to opposite wide man.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Offside Line

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Offside Line

The cover centre half nearest to the defending full sets the offside


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 4
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Shaded Pitch Area
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