Day 3 Develop Principles through Marcelo Bielsa

Coaches

We'll continue down the path of developing principles through Marcelo-

 

Goalkeepers Role 

Summary 

Comfortable playing under pressure 

Must be able to receive on both feet 

Must be able to play direct in to and beyond the striker 

Must be able to play passes under pressure when being pressed by the opponent 

Must be comfortable ‘clipping passes to wide areas’ 

Be comfortable playing in a side that press high 



Full-Back Role 

Summary 

Comfortable playing under pressure 

Must be able to receive on both feet 

Must be able to understand various roles within the team 

Must be able to cover large amounts of high intensity running 

Comfortable counter pressing 

Understand the importance of forward passes 



Center Back Role 

Summary 

Comfortable playing under pressure 

Must be able to receive on both feet 

Must be able to understand various roles within the team 

Must be able to organize and ensure the overload principle is maintained 

Comfortable providing shadow cover Comfortable defending 1v1 

“10” or “Trequartista”



Summary 

Shows an understanding of the transition and can influence the counter press 

Comfortable playing between lines and moving the ball quickly 

Comfortable changing position in relation to the game to create overloads 

Understand the roles in build up play as well as roles during opposition build up play