Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defensive Session 3/6

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Keith Costigan, Adult Member

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Keith Costigan
Name: Keith Costigan
City: Los Angeles
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Def Movements/3v1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Def Movements/3v1
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Def Movements/3v1

Player passes and then follows up with pressure

Player B then does same to A.

Focus on arriving as ball arrives. Showing one way with ability to affect pass.

Two sets showing one way and then the opposite way.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Def Cover

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Def Cover
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Def Cover

Same as Movement One but now Player A will show into help from Covering Defender

Players on B side will then do same

Focus on Getting tight quickly and forcing play into pressure. Denying penetrating play from opposition.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1

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3v1

3V 1

Focus on creating passing angles.

Reading where the pressure is defensively and paying away from it.

Exploiting space when defender commits.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Recovery

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Defensive Recovery

Focus on attacking players regaining defensive shape and defending central zone.

Focus on forcing play into wide areas and mnaking opposition play predictable.

Important that once defensive shape is regained that we look for opportunities to create higher line and compress space again


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