Defending The Midfield

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Soccer Defending the Midfield Defending Play 2 v 2 in the area furthest from goal and 2 v 3 in the defensive area around the goal. Make 2 small goa...

Defensive Pressure

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Soccer Defensive Pressure Defending Play 3 v 3 in the middle area with goalkeepers ... Soccer Drill Demonstration ... Defending the Midfield Dril...

Diamond Midfield Channelling

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Soccer Diamond Midfield Channelling Defending Red team vs Blue team. ... of the "1" cones, so that play is encouraged into a central area (top of the...

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Defending the Long Ball

Don't let route one football be the downfall of your defence! Use this plan to practice how to move and defend against the ball over the top.



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Good shape to play out. Each team is set up as 4 defenders and 2 central midfield playersQuick ball movementAwarenessCan the players choose the correc...

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6 vs. 6 vs. 340x40 yard gridCreate two teams of 6 and a third team of central midfielders (3). This is a pure possession exercise wherein the entire g...

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Central defenders and central midfielders will start with a header clear and then run to the box to clear a cross from winger.progression:attacking p...