Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Movement in Final Third

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Paolo Musacchio
Name: Paolo Musacchio
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical - Pattern Play

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Technical - Pattern Play (20 mins)

Description

Unopposed Pattern Play, working on 3 specific movements of the wingers. Coming short, getting in behind, and coming into the half-space. All patterns end in a low cutback cross into the box for a finish.

Pattern 1

6 into 2/5, then 7/11 comes short to receive. First option beat the mannequin and deliver. Second option drive inside and 8 takes outside space. Play the 8 in and attack the box.

Pattern 2

7/11 comes short but spins in behind instead. Can 2/5 clip them in and first option. Second option is into 8/10 who play through the gap in behind.

Pattern 3

6 moves away after playing 2/5 and 8/10 drop in deeper to receive on half turn. 7/11 come inside to half-space and 2/5 go on the overlap/ 7/11 receive, drive and slip fullback in for delivery.

Key Points

- Quality of Pass

- Communication and Decision

- Tempo

- Movement Triggers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession

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Possession (20 mins)

Description

Possession game directional to small goals. Even teams in the middle with 4 outside neutral players who are wingers and fullbacks. Aim of the game is to look at how the wingers movement can create goalscoring opportunities. Neutrals begin locked into channels but progress to allowing them to come inside and rotation when this happens.

Key Points

- Decision of Support

- Timing of Movement

- Communication

- Reaction of teammates to wingers movement


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team Organisation

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Team Organisation (20 mins)

Description

Phase of Play working on the 3 specific movements of the wingers covered previously in the session. 8v6 or 8v7 numbers dependant in favour of the attacking team. Working on the wingers short option, option in behind, and option in the half-space.

Key Points

- Decision of Support

- Timing of Movement

- Communication

- Reaction of teammates to wingers movement


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