Football: Decision-making and creating the overlap

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DESCRIPTION

The player stood on the half-way line passes to the player up field and then runs in to create an overlapping run.

The player on the ball can choose to:

  1. Take on their defender.
  2. Pass to the supporting striker.
  3. Pass to the overlapping player.

The attackers should play out the drill and try to score.

COACHING POINTS

  • Where possible keep the ball on the floor.
  • The off the ball striker should always try and make themselves available to receive the ball.
  • A and B must move together to make best use of the extra man situation.
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