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Coaching the 4-4-2 Football (soccer) Formation

by Taylor Tollison

The goal of soccer training is improved performance, injury prevention, soccer skills and tactics. Improved performance should never come at the cost of an injured player. Goal #1 is injury prevention in a soccer conditioning program. Goal #2 is to improve performance.

This simple and easy to follow video shows how to play the 4-4-2 in football.  The video simply shows how football (soccer) players are to play the 4-4-2 based on the location of the ball.  For example,  if the ball is in the corner this video will show where the players are move to be effective at the 4-4-2.  As you know the 4-4-2 is probably one of the most popular football formations out there.

Coaching the 4-4-2 correctly is key to running it right.  To learn how to perform the formation please click on the You Tube video below.

If you have a video or article on the 4-4-2 you would like to post on this website please let me know.