The Role of the Center Forward
Here is what you will find in this guide:
- The roles and responsibilities of a center forward when your team is attacking
- A look at the different types of center forwards
- How to play when the center forward is facing goal and when his/her back is to the goal
- How to use your center forward to move the defense out of position
- How the center forward can cause havoc by playing in channels
- How to use a center forward in different formations and systems of play
The center forward has numerous functions when attacking including, taking on taking on defenders, pulling defensive players out of position, making runs off the ball, just to name a few.
Teams with all formations including the 4-3-3, 3-5-2, 4-4-2, 4-2-3-1, and others can all play with center forwards of different types.
Getting the best out of your center forward can be critical to the success of your formation and style of play. Teams use their center forwards in all kinds of different ways and this book explores how the top pro teams use their center forwards, how they are affective in their different uses and how you can use the same tactics with your team.