Mourinho Chelsea Drill 19

Mourinho Drill 19

p>Taken from a pdf of 39 drills used by Mourinho while in his first stint as Chelsea manager


Creating space to receive the ball. 10/9 makes movement amongst mannequins to get free and receive the ball from 8. He then gets on the half turn and plays it into the path of 2 who dribbles and joins the back of the queue. Repeat down both sides. All players follow their pass.

Variation: 9/10 sets the midfielder to play a long diagonal ball into path of full back. (Numbers depend on system played)

Key Factors:

  • Movement to create space
  • Getting on half turn
  • Weight of pass
  • 1st touch / Control

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