When we win the ball back when defending a team which presses us after losing the ball, we will need to connect with the free man playing behind the rivals’ back.
Tactical drill oriented to use, when attacking, the third man and to practice the way of defending it.
There are teams that, while they play they get out of shape constantly. With this drill you would be able to improve the offensive tactical balance.
Do you know Liverpool’s Henderson Rondo? It is an interesting conditioning in order to reach a maximum pressure from the first pass.
Is it easy to practice the counterattack? ¿Is it easy to defend teams that use the counterattack as a style of play? The counterattack could either be your most preferred playing system or not, but, your players need to know what to do when facing a team using counterattack.
Hexagonal rondo to work the switch of play, the players profiles and deciding before receiving the ball.
One of the constant aspects of the game is to play easy (the coach asks so many times for this) and be able to differentiate when to play with the farthest or with the intermediate players in order to overcome rivals (both attacking and defending).
When winning the ball back, we take it out of a pressing zone, we reorganize and we try to break a defensive line. All of this with the need for a a good body shape to advance on the field.
We adapt a rondo in order to practice the use of the third man and the free man as a microstructure to advance in the game.
Individual challenges and basic offensive and defensive micro-associations
The fact of facing offensive freedom (continuous decision making) to two defensive lines will develop multiple defensive tactical concepts