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Attacking Corner 2 (Horseshoe)

    Set Piece Objective(s)
    1. Exploit space at the back of the 6yrd box with a hanging cross for 3 players to attack.
    Diagram 1
    ORGANISATION:
    • 3 takes the kick with either inswing or outswing. 
    • 11 holds the edge of the area for rebounds and attempted clearances.
    INSTRUCTIONS:
    • 3 takes the kick and looks to serve the ball to the back corner of the 6yrd area.5, 9 will crash the centre of the 6yrd box. (Centre back).
    • 11 holds the eadge of the area for rebounds and attempted clearances.
    • 6,4,9 curve there runs starting inside the box close to the penalty spot, out the box and then back in at a good open angle to finish agressive runs.
    • 7,10 make well timed decoy runs to clear the near post area if the ball falls short for 5 to attack
    KEY COACHING POINTS:
      1. Encourage creativity at the corner.  You cannot predict the defending teams movements so imporvise where necessary.
      2. 10 should be a good player, comfortable under pressure and who can make a good decision.
      3. 3 is generally left footed to delivery a good ball into the back post area.
      4. Be Organized. 
      5. Know your job.
      6. Know your start and end point of your run!
      7. Attack Secondary ball and be agressive.  Attack the ball.
      8. Delivery must be good and to the right place.
      VARIATIONS:
      1. As shown above.