How to support the striker on the counter attack (02-P3)
Practice 3 of our counter attacking theme has a 2 v 2 with a floater in a 15 by 15 square in each corner of the practice. When possession is won, one of two players must play the ball into an awaiting striker with one player able to support, creating a 2 v 1 to finish. The practice must work in both directions throughout.
- Attacking Emphasis 75% 75%
- Defending Emphasis 25% 25%
Number of Players
Key Coaching Points: 2 v 1 Counter Attack on Break
Key Coaching Points: Maintaining Soccer Practice Speed
Key Coaching Points
– Speed of counter
– Angles of support
– Combination to finish with overload
How do the opposition defend against this and what problems does this cause?
How can central players combine in one touch effectively, what support can you provide in your teams for this player?