Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Crossing & Finishing 2

Profile Summary

Chris Roberts
Name: Chris Roberts
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Crossing and Finishing activity that develops the relationship between the fullback and winger as well as delivery, striker movement and finishing.


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

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

Option 1 - Cut Back & Across keeper

Fullbacks (A)&(C) start by releasing the wingers (B)&(D) who drive to the line and cross to the 2 strikers attacking each goal.

Rotation A-B-C-D

The strikers (in blue) work in pairs. Striker 1 drives in then drops off for the cut back and striker 2 makes a run ascross the face of the GK. The crossing player can pick which player to hit.

Rotation - In pairs the strikers attack a goal rest then attack the next goal while mixing the run for each option.

Switch players and delivery side throughout.

Progression

Add 1 defender to each side

Coaching Points

- Movement to receive by wide player and strikers

- Awareness and recognitionof triggers

- Timing and quality of delivery

- Type and qiality of finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): From Deep

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From Deep

Option 2 - Front and back area (deep delivery)

Fullbacks (A)&(C) start by releasing the wingers (B)&(D) who drive to the line, cut back and set the supporting FB who delivers from deep to the 2 attacking strikers

Rotation A-B-C-D

The strikers (in blue) work in pairs. Strikers 1 & 2 make front and back area runs for players B & D. As the wide wingers cut back the strikers recycle there runs as shown above attacking the opposite area.The crossing player (FB) can pick which player to hit.

Rotation - In pairs the strikers attack a goal rest then attack the next goal while mixing the run for each option.

Switch players and delivery side throughout.

Progression

Add 1 defender to each side

Coaching Points

- Movement to receive by wide player and strikers

- Awareness and recognitionof triggers

- Timing and quality of delivery

- Type and qiality of finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Overlap

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Overlap

Option 3 - Front and back area (overlap)

Fullbacks (A)&(C) start by releasing the wingers (B)&(D) who drive infield and pass to striker 1 who releases the overlapping FB. who delivers to the 2 attacking strikers

Rotation A-B-C-D

The strikers (in blue) work in pairs. Striker 1 drops in to link th play while striker 2 gives length. As soon as the ball is played wide to th FB both strikers cross over attackin front and back area. The crossing player (FB) can pick which player to hit.

Rotation - In pairs the strikers attack a goal rest then attack the next goal while mixing the run for each option.

Switch players and delivery side throughout.

Progression

Add 1 defender to each side

Coaching Points

- Movement to receive by wide player and strikers

- Awareness and recognitionof triggers

- Timing and quality of delivery

- Type and qiality of finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game

Game Related Practice

Double penalty box with wide zones, 6v6 with 4 wide players who act as fullbacks and wingers for the team in possession.

1-2-1-2 becomes 1-4-3-2 when in possesion. Wide players are restricted to zone unless attacking a cross from the opposite side.

The ball does not need to go wide to score

Coaching Points

Relationship between FB and WM

Type of Cross

Striker Movement

Type of Finish


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 4
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Shaded Pitch Area
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