1) Ball played
forward into feet.
3) Burley plays the ball hard & low across the goal.
gets in front of the defender and scores.
The telling moment in this movement is the run of Burley who is not followed
when making his run behind the defence. As well, two defenders are marking
Dodds and still let him be first to the ball and score. The defence outnumbers
the forwards by 7 to 4 and would be expected to prevent this goal.
Against a well balanced defence, this movement shows the importance of runs
off the ball into space behind the defence. Also, excellent example of how
a forward when marked closely, must attack and always be first to the ball.
- Runs from opposition midfield players must always be tracked and are not in this case. Defenders must also attack the ball especially from crosses.
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