Tactics are a fundamental part of achieving
success in soccer...
POSITIONS & TACTICS
Sweepers, full-backs, midfielders, wingers,
Corners, throw-ins, kick-off, penalties,
from a defending point of view...
Corners, throw-ins, kick-off, penalties, free-kicks
from an attacking point of view...
Counter-attacking, changing the match tempo,
Pressing in opponent's
for time, dropping back, space coverage...
Player groups must work as a unit to create
space, be ready to receive the ball, make runs behind defences...
Pressing with two or more defenders, leaving
attackers to other defenders...
The individual player needs to master both
on and off the ball tactics...
As well as tackling, delaying the attack
is an important factor in successful defending...