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What are some benefits of implementing Defensive Support?
Increased defensive stability, reduced attacking space, better defensive organization, and easier transitions
Increased attacking opportunities, more open space, better communication, and easier transitions
Decreased defensive stability, increased attacking space, worse defensive organization, and harder transitions
What are the key moments in a match where applying Defensive Support can help disrupt the opposition’s attacking play and protect against counter-attacks?
When the opposition launches a counter-attack, when the opposition has possession near the box, when defending set-pieces, when the opposition is attacking with pace, and when the opposition is attacking with numerical advantage
When the team is attacking, when the team is winning, when the opposition is not attacking, when the team has possession of the ball, and when the opposition is not on the field
When the team is tired, when the team is losing, when the opposition is not attacking, when the team does not have possession of the ball, and when the opposition is not on the field
What is Defensive Support in soccer?
Supporting teammates who are trying to win back possession of the ball
Attacking the opposition’s goal
Playing defensively without supporting teammates
Explain the benefits of defensive support for the player who is going to try and win the ball how does it change how they might play?