Soccer Attack Two Goals Training Drill

Attack Two Goals

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Finishing, Possession,Passing, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • 2 goals with goalies
  • cones to mark off area
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • pinnies


  • play 4v4, 5v5, 6v6, 7v7, 8v8 etc.
  • the attacking team can score on both goals
  • the defending team scores by connecting 5-7 passes
  • the defending team can pass to the goalkeepers making it a numbers up situation
  • switch roles after 5-8 minutes


  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:


  • unbalancing the defense
  • create space for others
  • attack space behind defense
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • positioning to gain an advantage


  • positioning to provide cover and balance
  • intercepting pass
  • defending vital space (compactness-concentration)
  • defending space behind
  • tracking players
  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication

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