The Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid drill is a simple way to incorporate two contrasting styles of play in one training session. The team emulating Barcelona strives to keep possession of the ball where as the team representing Atletico Madrid must counter attack quickly to be successful.
Category: Small Sided Games
Wide Attack In Waves
Wide attack in waves is a simple drill to get wingers involved on offense and practice creating goal scoring chances from the wide areas.
Win The Ball To Counter
Win the ball to counter is a fun and competitive drill to help players go forward quickly as soon as they win the ball.
Counter Attack With Fullbacks
Counter attack with fullbacks is a fun game for players to practice going forward quickly as soon as their team wins the ball. This game works especially well when fullbacks get involved in the attack by making forward runs.
4v4 With Holding Players
4v4 with holding players is a simple small sided game where each team is given an additional player to pass back to on their own end line.
2v2 With Wingers
2v2 with wingers is an excellent small sided game to help players work on breaking down a defense, crossing, and finishing.
3v2 Variation: Last Person To Touch Comes Off
In this 3v2 variation, the last person to touch comes off. This is a great drill to work on attacking play because the offense always has a numerical advantage.
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