Unopposed soccer drill for build up and combination play

Using unopposed soccer drills for build-up and combination play in attack is a good way of coaching your players to move the ball, and encourages movement to support the ball as play moves around the pitch.

In this soccer coaching session, strikers and midfielders combine with a neat lay off and a precise threaded ball to set up a shot across the goalkeeper.

Unopposed soccer drill to coach players to move the ball and support team mates.

Set up the soccer drill

Set up a 40 yards by 30 yards playing area with four mannequins (poles or cones will do), two cones and two goals. You need eight outfield players and two goalkeepers.

How to play it

  • The forwards move away from the mannequin to receive a pass.
  • The forwards set the pass back to the supporting midfielders.
  • The midfielders return the pass into space for the forwards to spin and run after. The forwards now shoot across the goal.

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