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Playing between the lines can be vital to creative attacking play…
For example, a pass that goes between two opposing defenders is known as a line-breaking pass because it breaks through the defensive line.
A line-breaking run is similar to a line-breaking pass, although in this case it is the player, not the ball, that breaks the line.
Line-breaking runs usually occur in the final third of the pitch when a forward or midfielder runs through the defensive line and into a goal-scoring position. Cristiano Ronaldo is an expert at making line-breaking runs.
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