4 vs 2 with counterattack

  • Organisation

    Set up box of 10m x 10m with 4 counterattack goals, each 2m behind the sidelines. The aim is keeping the ball with limited touches.

  • Process

    Process: 4 versus 2 After the offense loses the ball, the defense counterattacks and tries to score at one of the cone goals


    - Only 2 touches, passes on the ground

    - Direct 1 touch passes on the ground


Passing, Ballskill (Touch on the ball), Trapping, Dribbling, Feinting/trick dribbling, Ball control

Shot technique/shooting [Inside of the foot, Inside of the laces passing, Outside of the foot]


Defensive/Offensive play [One on one, One On One, Pushing, Quick transitioning (defense to offense), Quick transitioning (offense to defense)]


Speed of movement off the ball


Coordination & Speed Training, Quick decisioning, Quick understanding of danger

Training Set:

End, Main point/Emphasis, Progression


Game Systems, Training examples


Any, U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 10, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13]


20 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players, 6 - 9 players

1 - 5 players [4 players, 5 players]

Form of Training:

Stations, Team training, Group training, Individual training

Participating Players:

Midfielders, Whole team, Defenders, Forwards


Defensive behaviors, Groups, Offensive behaviors, Alone training

Skill Level:

Professional, Advanced, Any

Spatial Behavior:

Double penalty box, Limited playing field

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Turf field, Asphalt

Author: Easy2Coach Database

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