Free Soccer Drills



Counter Attacking | Skill Practice (02-P3)

Organisation | Set Up
  • Practice 3 of our counter attacking theme has a 2 v 2 with a floater in a 15 by 15 square in each corner of the practice. When possession is won, one of two players must play the ball into an awaiting striker with one player able to support, creating a 2 v 1 to finish. The practice must work in both directions throughout

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 1

Defender regain
  • If defender wins possession they must attempt to play the ball into the square to restart the practice and gain a point.

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 2

Key Point - Recovery
Depending on player numbers you may be able to allow for recovery rotating players in and out.

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 3

We can progress this by allowing two players to support the striker, with a defender now active on their first touch, 1 recovering defender will create a 3 v 2 situation. Ensure we rotate attackers and defenders throughout the practice.

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 4