Wide Pass and Deep Run to Break the Defence

This soccer finishing drill focuses on developing combination play, passing skills and cognitive abilities. The emphasis is also laid on deep running situations after a wide pass to get a penetrating pass behind the defending line.

Published: 04.07.2013.
Last updated: 27.09.2017.
Category: Soccer Drills - Soccer Finishing Drills
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Age Age: 14 - 20+
Difficulty Difficulty: 5
Space Space: Half Field
Keeper Keeper: 1,2
Players Players: 10 - 18
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Sticks are placed as shown to draw the passing channels and mark defenders' positions. Players change their positions continuously in alphabetical order.

 

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This soccer shooting exercise contains five different variations but the combinations can be varied.

Different combinations are performed starting in Position A.

In the first phase of the soccer drill between Positions A-B-C-D the emphasis is laid on combination play and developing passing technique and cooperation of the players in a short passing playing style.

In Position F the focus is on the penetrating pass, the timing, the pace of the pass behind the defending line. Player in Position F must always realise the speed of Player E and pass him in the correct angle and must give the correct pace to his pass.

After receiving the ball or getting out with a combination from Position E players pass the ball wide and perform a penetrating run behind the defending line.

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