Try this fun game, your players may not realise there is a coaching angle to what they are doing, they just think they’re having fun.
The attacking team in this game always has a numerical advantage so it can use neutral attackers to set up chances of scoring goals.
Can the attackers utilise their numerical advantage to create a shooting opportunity?
How to set it up
Use an area 40 yards long by 30 yards wide with a goal at each end. You need three teams of three players and two goalkeepers.
How to play it
- Two teams play 3v3 on the small pitch.
- The other team acts as neutrals that play for the team in possession with one player on each wing and one on the pitch.
- You can add rules on the neutral players if needed such as limiting touches on the ball and allowing or not allowing them to score.
Whose turn next?
- The game is played for a set time period while you keep scores.
- The teams take turns to act as the neutral players.
This session came from Michael Beale’s Soccer Attack!
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