Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Breaking the back four

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Tarek Hassan

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Tarek Hassan
Name: Tarek Hassan
City: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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6 v 0 + goalkeeper

the team of six includes one lone forward on top A, one central attacking midfielder B, two central defensive midfielders D + E, and wide midfielders C + F

use flages to represent the back four.

E passes to A and A passes to B who then passes the ball into the channel between flags for D to run onto and shoot. goal goal lol

coaching points

this exercise is to develop a pattern and rhythm for breaking a back four through combination play between two and three players and to avoid offsides.


timing of runs


contact on the ball


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