Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): UEFA B Session 3 - When to press appropriately in own half

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Paul Iannaccone
Name: Paul Iannaccone
City: Bury
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Teaching a team when to press appropriately in own half in order to successfully defend against the opposition.


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

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

Description

5v5 game plus two targets. Aim of the game is to play into target players to score. At first, zones are restricted to 3v2. As session progresses, freedom for 1 player to enter attacking zone to create 3v3 and give opportunity to work on player-for-player press.

Key Points

- Prevent forward passing opportunities

- Control and restraint when pressing

- Angles and distance of support and cover

- Appropriate compactness between individuals and units

Organisation

40x30 area

Two teams of 5 plus 2 targets

Cones

Footballs at both ends


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2

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Phase 2 (20 mins)

Description

Full 8v8 phase of play working on pressing when in own half. Both teams playing a 3-2-2 formation.

Key Points

- Prevent forward passing opportunities

- Control and restraint when pressing

- Angles and distance of support and cover

- Appropriate compactness between individuals and units

Organisation

3/4 pitch, full width

Two teams of 8 including goalkeepers

Cones

Footballs at both ends


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