soccer drill:
"Playing in squares "

Suitable for the following techniques: positional play

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Playing in squares

Team task:
Building up

Purpose:
Improve deep play at the right moment.

Organisation: 

  • Field of e.g. 30x30, 
  • Divided into 16 compartments. 
  • On the 2 sides 
    • 2 goals. 
    • 2 teams of 6. 
    • 2 players per team are divided over 4 boxes at the back, 
    • 4 players all have their own square. 
  • There is a box with defenders between the two parts of the team. 
  • Four must reach the duos, the duos can score in goals (see picture). 
  • More difficult: 
    • A maximum of 10 passes. 
  • See picture.


  • 1.5 metres: boxes prevent players from duelling with each other or getting close to each other.
soccer Playing in squares