1) The Real player makes a dummy run over the ball and his team mate plays the ball in behind the wall. The defenders on the side of the wall anticipate a shot or short pass to the right.
2/ Meanwhile, De Pedro breaks off the wall and makes a run into the space behind the wall. He is played onside by the other defenders.
3/ He controls
the pass and drives the ball home.
- A well worked set-piece variation with clever off the ball movement as well as the ability to fool defences. Shows importance of rehearsing set-pieces and trying out different variations.
- The defence is very (perhaps too) easily caught out and defenders must always be on their guard against different variations in set-piece play.
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