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Delay in the Game Quiz
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What is Delay?
A defensive principle that slows down the attacking team’s progress
An offensive strategy that aims to score quickly
A midfield tactic to control possession
What are some indicators of successful Delay?
Forcing the opposition to play laterally or backwards, slowing down the opposition’s attack, and reducing the space and options available to the opposition in the attacking third
Scoring many goals, dominating possession, and playing aggressively
Allowing the opposition to attack freely, playing a high defensive line, and committing many players forward
What technical skills do players need to effectively implement Delay?
Tackling, intercepting, pressing, and defensive positioning
Shooting, dribbling, passing, and ball control
Jumping, heading, sliding, and goalkeeping
What are the signs that a team is successfully implementing Delay & Pressure what should you see in the game?