Soccer 2v2 Each Half # 2 Training Drill

2v2 Each Half # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 10+
Difficulty: Medium-Hard
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Finishing, Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 goals with goalies
  • pinnies


  • play 2v2 in each half
  • players must stay in their half


  • vary numbers in each half
  • the player who makes a pass into the attacking half may follow it to support the other attackers
  • one attacking player is allowed into the defending half to advance the ball into the attacking half
  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:


  • quality of preparation touch
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • quick transition
  • quick finish


  • control and restraint
  • delay and channel
  • angle and distance of cover
  • intercept pass
  • changing role of pressure and cover
  • visual and verbal communication

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