Guest Session by Rui Sa Lemos – FC Porto Academy – Speed of Play

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Rui Sa Lemos – FC Porto Academy (Portugal)

Rui is a coach at the FC Porto Academy coaching a number of FC Porto youth teams. He has the UEFA B License. You can follow him on twitter: @RuiSaLemos

Session:

RuiSaLemos - FC Porto Academy pt 1 RuiSaLemos - FC Porto Academy pt 2 RuiSaLemos - FC Porto Academy pt 3 RuiSaLemos - FC Porto Academy pt 4

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Passing Patterns to Goal

PATTERNS IN THE FINAL THIRD TO GOAL

Here are some passing patterns to goal in the final third: These exercises patterns for a 4-3-3 formation with 3 forwards:

Y Pattern: Crossing from wide areas to finish:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y Passing: Fwd movement in behind “The Henry”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y Passing: Weak side fwd movement “The Ljungberg Run”

Passing Patterns

Passing Patterns:

Passing patterns are meant for repetition for tactical elements. To create a style of play without pressure. The repetition of pattern exercises create a rhythm and flow of the way a team wants to execute in a game.  A teams patterns should be designed around what formation that they play.

Here are some passing patterns that can be used for certain elements in the game.

Y Exercise – Playing wide from central areas.

Triangles – Playing across the back, into midfield and wide

Triangles  – Playing across back, lay off and play wide.

Switching play – playing across the back, into MDF and switch to other side.

Switching play – Diamond: Switching point of attack to play forward.