Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): HIGH PRESS 3-5-2

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Maurizio Brighi, Adult Member

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Maurizio Brighi
Name: Maurizio Brighi
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Tactical High Press session. Switching from 3-5-2 to 4-3-3/4-4-2 to press a 4-3-3 opponent.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARM-UP

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WARM-UP

Organization:

  • Two 25x35 grids
  • 4v5+GK
  • GK + CBs + CDM = In Grid | FBs = Outside

Instructions:

  • GK starts ball from goal kick with pass to CBs
    • ATT - 
      • Possession to score on mini goals.
      • FBs must stay outside of grid.
      • CDM must stay outside of box.
    • DEF - 
      • High Press > Score on Full Goal
      • STs > Start outside of the box - deny immediate central penetration
      • CMs > Start outside of the box - shadow press form mini goals

Coaching Points:

  • Starting position to press on Goal Kick
  • STs movement = Force ball inside f CBs / Trap CDM when ball is wide.
  • CMs movement = pressure CDM while cutting passing line to mini goal - 
  • Recognition of pressing moment 
  • Technique to press - acceleration to trap and deny turn - high to low
  • Work rate once pressing moment starts to win the ball.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ORIENTATION

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ORIENTATION

Organization:

  • Two 3rds of the field - DEF & MID
  • Full Size Goals
  • 11v11

ATTACKING (RED)

  • 4-3-3
    • 2-3-2-3 ATT System
    • 5 players on each 3rd (CBs/FBs = DEF 3rd | CMs/FWs = MID 3rd
    • CBs and FBs really wide
  • Build-Up
    • Direct pass to CDM from GK/CB
    • Wide via FBs who then look to play into the next 3rd - FW or AM
    • The least passes possible to advance
  • ATT MID 3rd
    • 2-3-2-3
    • FBs join MID 3rd / CBs remain deep on edge /

DEFENDING

  • 3-5-2
    • 4-1-2-3/4-4-2 DEF System
    • One ST denies straight pass to CDM / Other ST goes in between RB and RCB
    • RWB commit high to start up / LWB joins back line
    • CM Shadow Press / CM zones in behind
  • HIGH PRESS
    • ST Run to force ball into CDM from CBs - Cut line between CBs and force inside
    • Ball to FB - WB cut wide line/CM covers pocket/ST denies closest CB/Other ST tucks in to trap CDM with CM.
    • Work rate to win ball in ATT 3rd - Get behind ball quickly if press fails.
  • MID BLOCK
    • 4-4-1-1 / 5-3-1-1
    • ST on ball side must take/deny squared ball to CDM / Other ST cuts/takes CBs line.
    • Compact MF - prevent switch.

SCORE

ATTACKING

 - Entering Mid 3rd = 3pts | GOAL = 3 pts (extra point for every DEF player that is not in Mid 3rd)

DEFENDING

 - Win Possession in ATT 3rd = 3pts | Win possession in MID 3rd = 1 pt | GOAL = 3 pts

Coaching Points:

  • High Press Tactics.
  • Recovery runs if press fails.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): LEARNING

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LEARNING

Organization:

  • Two 3rds of the field - DEF & MID
  • Full Size Goals
  • 11v11

ATTACKING (RED)

  • 4-3-3
    • 2-3-2-3 ATT System
    • 5 players on each 3rd (CBs/FBs = DEF 3rd | CMs/FWs = MID 3rd
    • CBs and FBs really wide
  • Build-Up
    • Direct pass to CDM from GK/CB
    • Wide via FBs who then look to play into the next 3rd - FW or AM
    • The least passes possible to advance
  • ATT MID 3rd
    • 2-3-2-3
    • FBs join MID 3rd / CBs remain deep on edge / 

DEFENDING

  • 3-5-2
    • 4-1-2-3/4-4-2 DEF System
    • One ST denies straight pass to CDM / Other ST goes in between RB and RCB
    • RWB commit high to start up / LWB joins back line
    • CM Shadow Press / CM zones in behind
  • HIGH PRESS
    • ST Run to force ball into CDM from CBs - Cut line between CBs and force inside
    • Ball to FB - WB cut wide line/CM covers pocket/ST denies closest CB/Other ST tucks in to trap CDM with CM.
    • Work rate to win ball in ATT 3rd - Get behind ball quickly if press fails.
  • MID BLOCK
    • 4-4-1-1 / 5-3-1-1
    • ST on ball side must take/deny squared ball to CDM / Other ST cuts/takes CBs line.
    • Compact MF - prevent switch.

SCORE

ATTACKING

 - Entering Mid 3rd = 3pts | GOAL = 3 pts (extra point for every DEF player that is not in Mid 3rd)

DEFENDING

 - Win Possession in ATT 3rd = 3pts | Win possession in MID 3rd = 1 pt | GOAL = 3 pts

Coaching Points:

  • High Press Tactics.
  • Recovery runs if press fails.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SCRIMMAGE

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SCRIMMAGE

SCRIMMAGE

11v11


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