Counter Attacking - Skill (1002-P5)

Football Practice Set Up

Blue button This Counter Attacking Soccer Practice is set as shown, with a 30 x 30 Yard area in which to work, as well as a 15 x 15 area at the top of the pitch for players to keep possession. There are 3 goals, 1 main goal protected by a goalkeeper and 2 mini goals for players to score into.
Blue button We have a floating player from which possession team can bounce ball into to score quickly. Objective here is for 3 to make 10 passes before breaking out via floater to score and for 2 Reds to regain possession to pass into ST (marked by a DF) and break out to combine and score in a 2 v 1.  

Player Focus

Blue button Speed of Counter - Supporting Angles - Finishing - Use Of Overload


Level 2 Skill Practice 12B1


Teammate must break into space to support ST, encouraging forward runs on regain


2 v 1 Central area, now can counter in wide areas still creating 2 v 1 attacking 

Touchtight Soccer Practice Tips

Blue button This can be a great practice to encourage various types of counter attacking, especially quick combination counter attacks in small spaces. Coaches can focus on the speed of the counter and in particuilar the importance of player decisions.
Blue button When regaining possession, players must break quickly and be decisive with their final pass and finishing in dangerous attacking positions.