Football/Soccer Session (U16): (YDP) Defending when out numbered 2

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Alex Sabatini
Name: Alex Sabatini
City: kleinburg
Country: Canada
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (YDP) Defending when out numbered 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (YDP) Defending when out numbered 2
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(YDP) Defending when out numbered 2

Practice organisation

• Area 50x40yds set-out in three areas with goals at each end,

as illustrated.

• 14 players (incl. 2GKs), with Defenders initially having

a 3v2 advantage in own half.

• Practice starts with: GK rolls ball-out to Attacking team.

• Play has to build through mid area, with one A able

to enter to make 3v1.

• Play moves into D’s half with 2A’s able to join-in

& make 4v3 advantage.

• D’s have to prevent A’s from scoring whilst outnumbered.

• If D’s gain possession: they look to quickly

counter-attack opponents.

• Roles of players changes when play is reversed.

Detail

• Allocation of marking & covering roles when having

defensive advantage.

• Early decisions as to who confronts the player in possession

when ball enters defending third & roles of other D’s.

• Pressing ball & deflecting attacking play away from central goal

scoring areas when outnumbered.

• Constant changes of role & responsibility.

• Maintaining safe defensive structure when counter-attack

is initiated.

• Simple progression for this practice is:

- D from middle zone can recover to the defending zone,

to make 4v4.

Key coaching points

• D’s organise strategy with numerical advantage

of 3v2.

• Quick re-organisation required to deal with

numerical disadvantage of 3v4.

• On gaining possession: quick adjustments

necessary to initiate counter-attack.

U12 – The player should be able to complete the Learning outcomes in 4v4 functional practices.

U13 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practices

U14 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practice and SSG

U15/16 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practices and 11 v 11 games.


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