Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): [ACL CIG Penetration PM]

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Marc McGhee
Name: Marc McGhee
City: Greenock
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding Down

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding Down
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Bedding Down (10 mins)

Theme: Penetration

Bedding down:

Set Up: 5v3, 6v4 waves of attack

Reds defend, blues attack

Players start at half way line

Pattern 1: Lay-Off/Pass & Shoot

Midfielder triggers exercise start with side pass

Pass played into main striker for lay-off to break back line with penetration for support run from wide midfielder to strike ball at goal after well timed run...

Striker and opposite wide player continue runs into goal area to finish attack if keeper pushes ball out.

Pattern 1 Option:

Pass played in to main striker and can turn defender and shoot at goal

Pattern 2: Penetrate dribble run

Midfielder drives at wide position, wide midfielder times angled run to split defence to allow space for penetrate run direct to create goal scoring opportunity

Pattern 2 Option: Drive at defender and slip in wide midfielder to get in behind the back line

Pattern 3: Striker movement to create good angles and well timed runs

Centre midfielder starts move with pass to wide player and continues his overlap run towards the goal

wide player plays ball quickly to main striker for lay-off to centre midfielder to drive at goal

Pattern3 Option: Center midfielder continues as original run but this time can thread ball through for opposite team player to break the back line.

Coaching Points:

Creative striker movement

Pass importance, Good weight of pass

Feeder travels quickly to support the play

Make correct passing or dribbling decisions

Quality of timed runs and finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Related Activity

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Related Activity (10 mins)

Penetration Related Activity:

Set Up: 3 zones (Final third, zone 2 is 2v1 and 6v3 in zone 1

Instructions:

Activity starts with team blue goalkeeper who plays out ball to team mate in zone 1

Objective of the game is to play a penetrating pass or dribble into zone 2 to create attack chance

After ball played into zone 2 attacking team in possession are allowed 2 other players to join attack and create 3v2 situation

At start, 2 defenders from channel enter zone 1 to pressure attack must return to channel when ball played into zone 2 (defenders in channel rotate).

Note: If defending team win the ball they can try score in the opposing goal

Prog: further 1 attacker and another defensive midfielder can enter into zone 2 to create 4v3

Note: Can be any defender)

Coaching Points:

Pass so important!!!

Encourage striker stays as high up pitch as possible (provides space to penetrate)

Try to suck defenders out of position

Time angled runs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Coaching 7V7 Game

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Coaching 7V7 Game (10 mins)

Coaching 7V7 Game:

Emphasis on blue team 2-2-2 against red 2-3-1

Coaching Points:

Creative movement off ball to allow penetration pass

Good decision making (penetrate behind opponent backline by looking for splits

Vary type of passes

Moving with the ball


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