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COACHING SESSION: CROSSING, LAYBACKS & FINISHING
 

1) The red player crosses to the back post.

2) The blue player meets the cross and lays it back into the centre.

3) The orange player has moved into the area and instantaneously shoots.

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Organisation:
- Half football field + normal size goal.
- 3 players + goalkeeper.
 
Variations:
- Crosses played to near post and then laid back or flicked on.
- Vary height and power of crosses.
- Add defenders to challenge attackers.
 
Tips:
- Accurate crossing and decent layback allowing a shooting opportunity.
- Players must aim to work on the timing of their runs and the quality of their passes.
 

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