Pep Guardiola – Populate the Central Channel

Pep Guardiola – “Populate the Central Channel”

 

In the book: “Tac-Tac: Training Pep’s Fútbol using Tactical Periodization” we show some SubPrinciples of Manchester City Coach.

In this related to Offensive Organization Pep Guardiola want:

  • Always a lot of players in the interior zones (central channel) and players wide open on the wings:

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  • It’s important for him that the Full-Backs and Wingers be always in different vertical lines.

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Training that SubPrinciple with GK+9v6 situation:

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Description:

  • Blue team tries to give 20 consecutive passes without interception of red team.
  • In the middle of the field they play 7v6 with blue team with 3 supports (2 on wings and GoalKeeper).
  • Only passes in the middle space count to the objective.
  • Red team tries to recover the ball and pass the end zone of blue team (in the middle space).

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Bibliography (click on image to open):

 

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