Gary Neville: How to overrun the defence
Charge through the opposition's defence thanks to this drill from England coach, Gary Neville
Set-upFour attackers are positioned just beyond the halfway line, with three defenders stationed along the 18-yard-box. The coach stands in the centre circle with a ball.
ActionThe coach passes the ball to one of the attackers – in this case player B (see video). The attacking players must now try to break through the defence and score. Attacker A makes a run around the outside of defender A to create space for a shot. Attacker A takes advantage of the overload and drives through the gap to take a shot at goal.
Key points• Spread out and stretch the defence
• Draw the defenders out of position
• Wide player makes run outside the defender
• Take advantage of the space and shoot
Neville was talking at an event for Vauxhall, the England sponsor. Keep up to date with news and comps at vauxhallfootball.co.uk, @VauxhallEngland and facebook.com/VauxhallEngland
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