The roles of the Winger, the Attacking Winger next to the ball and the Forward are vital to hold elements of the opponent’s defensive line and create space for the Central Midfielder to get rid of marking and break through the space. It is interesting to understand which the ideal timings are – probably when connecting the second Phase-Out, as well as the winger’s actions. This latter case depends, of course, on the individual characteristics of the players, who end up creating certain relationships, associations, Meso and Macro through the Micro behaviours.

Author: João Cancela

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