The Role of the Center Midfielder
Here is what you will find in this guide:
The roles and responsibilities of a center midfielder when your team is attacking
A look at the different types of attacking center midfielders
The differences between an attacking center midfielder and a withdrawn forward
How to use your attacking center midfielder to support your strikers
How the center midfielder can link with wide players, defenders and forwards
How to use a center midfielder in different formations and systems of play
The center midfielder has numerous functions including, being a link player between the defenders and forwards, act as a pivot player when your team is in possession, supporting attacking situations, and more.
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 an attacking center midfielder.
How you use your attacking center midfielder can give your team and tactics much more flexibility and allows for more creativity when attacking. Check it out and see how the pro's play with an attacking center midfielder.