Movement in the box
Area – 40x20 with twelve players. In a 30x20 area, a 4v4+1 neutral is played. There are two players, A&B positioned ready to cross the ball. A GK is in goal.
1.4v4+1 is played in the 30x20 area. The team that has the ball must combine three or more passes before they can pass to a wide red player. If oranges win the ball, they can possess it.
2. Shown – Blues keep the ball and then pass to red player A. Blues then attack the next zone and support player A. Oranges react to defend the goal. Red player A crosses for a blue player.
3. The neutral player stays in the possession zone. If oranges win the ball, can they combine passes using the neutral red player? Oranges look to combine three or more passes before they can attack. If the blues score, they get the ball back in the possession zone.
4. If you want to keep the defenders (oranges) defending, when they win the ball, they dribble outside the playing area. Play then restarts with the coach passing to blues.
Body shape, field awareness, 1-2 touch mentality, quality passing, movement into the penalty box.
To recreate chaos around the opposition penalty box.
To improve the speed of play, decision making, first touch, movement into the 18.
Creating scoring opportunities in a chaotic environment.
Work our goalkeeper's reactions and communication.
Preparing the players for the next exercise.
Move your servers to a wider position where they can cross the ball.
If a ball is played out wide, an attacking player can go on an overlap and cross the ball.
Possible Performance Problems:
Players do not spread out keeping possession
Players have the wrong body shape to play the pass to the target player.
Movement into the 18 is slow and runs are similar. Players should attack different areas of the 18.
Be ready to focus
Keep scanning the area and visualize playing in a game.
Accept mistakes - Find solutions
Coach your teammates
Applaud good play
Be ready to pass or receive the ball
Be willing to move
Make the tackle
Quality of passing - find the gap
Runs in to the 18