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Overlap 2 v 1

By Alex Trukan The following practice includes a simple 2v1 scenario with an overlap run. This is realistic and relevant picture which happens all over the pitch, from full back overlapping winger to central midfielder overlapping the striker. From the conditioning point of view, the practice develops explosive power which is the foundation to improve

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A Killer Overlap Drill

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity is a two person overlapping drill.  It combines passing, receiving, dribbling and fitness.

Start with a player on the corner of the end line and the 18 and the second player is on the sideline around 25 yards out.

The player with the ball passes out wide to the front foot of the

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Attacking and Defending the Overlap

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter.  Today's featured activity works on attacking with an overlap as well as defending the overlapping run.

Start with a keeper in goal and two attackers and one defender.  The attackers are around 35 yards from goal to start and the ball starts with the middle player.


The player with the ball passes to his teammate who then

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