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Winning Possession in Midfield area (11-P1)

Updated: Dec 28, 2022

This opposed practice is focused on midfield players regaining possession and developing and finishing attacks In the attacking transition phase. In a 40 x 25 Yard area, we had 3 zones as shown. The reds play in a 231 against Whites in a 122.

Set Up:

13 Players

25 Mins

30x20 Yds


3 Bib Sets

2 Minis

The objective is for the Reds to regain possession with their overload and counter into the striker to finish in a 1 v 1 or 2 v 1.

Key Coaching Points

Tactical - Recognise pressing triggers as a unit and counter effectively

Technical - Defending technique and ability to penetrate with forward passes


Player Questions

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