Football Drill Demonstration


3 defenders + GK play 5 attackers. 

Defenders try to prevent the attackers breaking through the gates to create a 1v1 with the GK. They can't retreat past the 18 yard box. If the defenders win the ball the play into the centre circle. 


Allow server to join the play

Increase the number of players

Allow defenders to retreat into 18 yard box. 

Coaching points

Defenders need to be compact. Need to be able to drop off and cover his team mates.

Get low, side on, forcing the attacker away from the danger zone. 

Be patient nad disciplined. Don't dive in. 

Spot the triggers to winning the ball. 

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