INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

4 v 4 Build Up To Score

Set up

  • Pitch size: 30 x 20 yards (minimum) up to 40 x 25 yards (maximum)
  • Two teams of four players
  • One goal, one keeper

Rules

  • One team starts the game as the attacking team.
  • One team starts the game as the defending team.
  • The game is played for four balls and then the roles are reversed.
  • To start, the attackers spread out across the pitch and play against a single defender.
  • The attacking team receives a pass from the coach and attempt to build up and score in a 4v1 situation.
  • After each ball is played, a new defender enters the pitch.
  • The attacking team has a total of four attacks (4v1, 4v2, 4v3, 4v4).
  • Each time the attackers score, they are awarded a point.
  • Each time they fail to score the defenders are rewarded with a point.

 

64 small-sided games key

4 v 4 build up to score - part 1

The game starts 4 v 1 so scoring should be easy.

4 v 4 build up to score - part 2

4v2 takes a little more skill and patience.

4 v 4 build up to score - part 3

Can your players be as successful in a 4v4 situation?

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