2v2 with Target Players to Small Goals

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This 2v2 drill focuses on penetrating passes to a target player to stretch the field and finish on goal.

Soccer Drill Diagram: 2v2 with Target Players to Small Goals

2v2 with Target Players

2v2 drill focusing on penetrating passes to a target player to stretch the field and finish on goal.
Drill Setup

  1. Create a 25x40 yard grid.
  2. Split six players into two groups of 3.
  3. Place a target for each team on the end line of the goal they are attacking.
  4. The remaining players will play 2v2.
Drill Instructions

  1. Players play 2v2 in the area.
  2. To score, players must play into their target player, and receive the ball from the target player to be unlocked to score.
  3. The target player can move along the goal line.
Drill Variations

  • Switch out the target players.
  • Create multiple playing fields so that all players engaged.
Drill Coaching Points

  • Encourage players to play forward to push the ball down the field.
  • Target players must be prepared to play in one or two touches.
  • Attackers must move to position themselves in a good supporting position to receive a ball from the target player and score.

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