Soccer Crossing and Finishing Drills

Soccer Crossing and Finishing drills put players in game-like situations that focus on the final third of the attack. These drills are not just shooting drills, as shooting drills are the skill of an individual. These finishing drills are game situations that put the attacking players in excellent opportunities to score a goal. Make sure the proper pressure is applied to these training sessions, as this will make the drills more game-like.

Purpose of Soccer Crossing and Finishing Drills

  • Gets teams in scoring opportunities.
  • Builds confidence in front of the goal.
  • Allows teams to score more goals.

Soccer Crossing and Finishing Drills Requires

  • Game-like situations
  • Multiple players to establish the build-up.
  • Proper pressure.
  • Mental attitude of attackers.

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6 vs 4 Team Training Numbers

This 6 vs 4 team training drill focuses on team movement, communication, and passing. This is a great session to end on after an intense passing practice.

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7v7 Scrimmage

A 7v7 scrimmage is a great way to end most of your training sessions. The 7 vs 7 allows players to focus on team tactics in realistic training situations and respond to problems presented in the full-sided game. 

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Combination Shooting Drills

This shooting drill focuses on combination play and building up for a shot on goal. There are multiple combination ideas to make the shooting drill more difficult progressively.

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Combination Crossing Drill

This combination crossing and finishing drill will focus on crosses within the 18 and is designed to help players become comfortable on crosses inside the 18.
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Combination Shooting with Dummy Run

This combination shooting drill focuses on shooting and finishing within the 18. It starts with a dummy run stepping over the ball, then a combination play ending with a shot on goal.
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Combination Shooting & Finishing Drill

This is a dynamic shooting and finishing soccer drill that will focus on the timing of the combination play, touching the ball with your back to the defender, and having a quick tight turn and finish with a shot on goal.
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Cross - Finish Under Pressure

This crossing and finishing drill is great for focusing on crossing under pressure and finishing under pressure. It is also a great drill to improve the players fitness level.

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Shooting on the Turn

This soccer shooting drill will focus on shooting on the turn. Players are forced to turn quickly and shoot on goal.

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Winger Taking on Outside Fullback

This dribbling game focuses on winger players taking on the outside fullbacks in the offensive third of the field.
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Combination Play with Crossing and Finishing

This is a great cross and finish drill that allows you to focus on a short build-up, combination play, timing of runs, and crossing and finishing.
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