Small side games 5vs5+3
Drill details:
  • Min. number of players:
    13
  • Recommended number of players:
    13
  • Football variant:
    F7-Aside, F11-Aside
  • Age:
    youth, senior
  • Youth age:
    U7 to U21
  • Goalkeeper:
    2
  • Recommended goalkeepers:
    2
  • Level of difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Level of difficulty for children:
    Medium
  • Game band:
    both
  • Shoot on goal:
    Yes
  • Crossing:
    Yes
  • Game area:
    40m x 35m 131ft x 115ft
  • Time:
    6 rounds of 4'
  • Rest time between series:
    1'30"
Materials needed
  • Blue bibs:
    4
  • Red bibs:
    4
  • Green bibs:
    3
  • Full-size goals:
    2
  • Balls:
    10
  • Flat cones:
    4

In an area of 40×35 metres, two teams of 5 play against each other plus the use of three extra men. Two of them are positioned on the wings and...

Attack:

  • Create depth and width in the pitch to find gaps in the defence.
  • Pass the ball quickly with few touches to find space in the defence.
  • Play forward...

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