Soccer Defending Drills

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2v2 or 1v1 - Get Outta Here

Chris Johnson 145,868 Views Rating 4.18 (33 Reviews)
This drill is a very fast paced1v1 or 2v2 game that focuses on aspects of the small sided game such as dribbling, passing, and scoring.

4V4 With 5 Goals Inside The 18

Chris Johnson 218,290 Views Rating 4.01 (108 Reviews)
This 4v4 drill is one of my favorite soccer finishing drills as it works on every aspect of finishing inside the 18-yard box.

4v4 Zone Game

Chris Johnson 142,238 Views Rating 3.98 (84 Reviews)
This 4v4 soccer drill helps players keep possession for a purpose. It also focuses on short and long passing combinations.

Target Players

Chris Johnson 102,930 Views Rating 3.77 (44 Reviews)
This attacking drill focuses on playing the target players from the attacking third of the field.

Great Attacking Skills

Chris Johnson 64,086 Views Rating 3.58 (19 Reviews)
This attacking soccer drill focuses on a number’s up situation and opening up and finding the attacker in a 1v1 situation.

Attacking from the Midfield

Chris Johnson 329,571 Views Rating 4.15 (148 Reviews)
Focuses on building an attack from the midfield, switching the point of attack, and getting forward into the attacking third.

4v3 Attack vs. Defense

Chris Johnson 351,257 Views Rating 4.18 (119 Reviews)
This drill focuses on attackers with a numerical advantage. Attackers must learn how to exploit their advantage and finish with a shot on goal.

Attacking the End Line Crossing Game

Chris Johnson 177,854 Views Rating 4.01 (82 Reviews)
This attacking soccer drill focuses on attacking from the end line from the flanks and serving a cross in front of the goal.

5v2 Rotating Defenders

Chris Johnson 215,645 Views Rating 4.12 (140 Reviews)
This 5v2 drill will focus on keeping possession by making good passes and good passing decisions, moving to open space, and good communication.

3v2 Flying Changes

Chris Johnson 175,018 Views Rating 4 (100 Reviews)
This 3v2 drill is designed to focus on the three vs two situation, angle of support, passing decisions, and defensive shape.