This session is all about making full use of the width of the pitch when attacking the final third using wingers or wing backs to rip the opposition apart the way Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan attack their opponents. Why use it Spreading play wide when attacking means it is much harder for the defending team... MORE
Small sided soccer game with overload attackers
Can the overload attackers utilise their numerical advantage to create a shooting opportunity in this small-sided soccer game?
Small-sided game set up
- Use an area 40 x 30 yards with a goal at each end.
- You need three teams of three soccer (football) players and two goalkeepers
How to play the soccer game
- Two teams play 3 v 3 in a small soccer (football) pitch.
- The other soccer team acts as neutrals that play for the team in possession with one player on each wing and one on the pitch.
- The coach can put 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 with the soccer coach keeping scores.
- The teams take turns to act as the neutral players.
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