Johan Cruyff’s 5 Basic Elements – 5. BALL CONTROL
– Game siuation Keeper+ (3+2) v (3+2)+Keeper – Field set-up as depicted below with four external player zones, two for each team on the attacking end. Every time the ball is passed in the air to the “external” players they must receive the ball in their playing zone and cross it to one of their team mates. If the ball is passed to the “external” player on the ground they must make a directional reception followed by a scoring attempt supported by the team mates, hence with numbers up.
THE FOUR CORNERSTechnical/Tactical: