4V4 With 5 Goals Inside The 18This 4v4 finishing drill is one of my favorite soccer finishing drills as it works on every aspect of finishing inside the 18-yard box. This drill focuses on soccer finishing skills such as chipping, crossing, heading, finishing and composure in the 18.
4 vs 4 with 5 Goals - 4v4 Soccer Drills
This 4v4 drill is one of my favorite soccer finishing drills as it works on every aspect of finishing inside the 18-yard box.
- Set up 4 small goals with training sticks or Pugg Goals on the 4 corners of the penalty area.
- Place a keeper in the big goal.
- Split a team into 2 teams of 4.
- The coach should be at the top of the penalty area with an abundant supply of soccer balls.
- The blue team is trying to attack goals 1 and 3 and defend goals 2 and 4.
- The red team is trying to attack goals 2 and 4 and defend goals 1 and 3.
- A goal scored in the small goals counts as 1 point.
- Both teams can score in the big goal protected by the keeper, but only with a header or volley.
- Scoring in the big goal counts as 2 points.
- When the keeper makes a save, they should return the ball to the coach who begins play with either a pass to a team or create a 50/50 ball.
- You can limit their touches to 1-touch or 2-touches.
- You may add perimeter players at the top of the box to keep the pace of the game up.
- Have perimeter players serve first-time for an opportunity on the big goal.
- Creating finishing opportunities
- Switching the point of attack
- Vision of surrounding players (both offensively and defensively)
- Disc Cones - Mini or Full-Size Disc Cones are a critical piece of equipment that every soccer coach must have in your equipment bag.
- Scrimmage Pinnies/Vests - Scrimmage vests, also called bibs or pinnies, are also another must-have in your soccer coaching equipment bag.
- Soccer Practice or Training Balls - Every player should have a soccer balls at practice to have a successful training session.
- Training Sticks - Training Sticks or Agility Poles
- Pugg Goal - Pugg Goal or Mini Soccer Goal
- Full Size Goal - Full Size Goal