Soccer is a team game which is why 2v2 soccer drills are incredibly important. 2v2 soccer drills simulate real life play by making players work together with their team mates to beat their opponents. Below you’ll find our collection of free 2v2 soccer drills including both attacking and defending drills. All of the 2v2 drills below include detailed instructions on how to carry out and set up the drill, and each drill can be downloaded as a printable PDF for free.
This 2v2 defending drill has multiple repetitions in which the defenders approach the attackers from different angles as they look to win the ball and find their defensive shape quickly.
Based on the classic British schoolyard soccer game, Wembley doubles is a fun, player-led 2v2 shooting game that players love to play. Use it as a warm-up activity, an end-of-practice reward, or when you’re short on players and don’t know what else to do!
Players love the competitive element of this shooting game in which everyone gets a chance to compete and shoot as well as cheer on their teammates to victory!
In this 2v2 turning game, players get the opportunity to practice receiving the ball under pressure with their back to goal before executing their favorite turn to beat their opponent and score!
n this 2v2 defending drill, players will compete 2 on 2 with 2 defending players and 2 attacking players. The defenders must try to prevent the attackers taking a shot on goal. This drill is great for coaching defensive skills and how to prevent opponents taking a shot on goal.
This 2v2 drill is great for coaching both attacking and defending. Players will compete 2 on 2 with 2 players acting as the attackers and 2 players acting as the defenders. The attackers must pass and dribble the ball around the defenders into the ‘attack zone’. Once there, attackers can shoot on goal.