Both wing backs attacking. We lose the ball, the most vulnerable place for us is now the wide area. We mark “goal-side” and leave the wide area open. We are exposed with a 1 v 1 wide. Here we show how we can prevent this before it happens.Read More
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Striker comes short, center back lets the striker go, and the striker receives and
turns and runs at the back four who now are in a vulnerable position. Being able to
immediately run at the back four means the striker and teammates have not been
delayed which would help other players on our team recover back.
The following is an excerpt from Soccer Awareness eBook 18: Identifying and Solving Common Game Situation Problems in the Training Environment.
This 38 page eBook shows a different way to look at the game, rather than highlighting what we need to do well, it shows what often goes wrong and how to fix it.Read More