An example on how to take advantage of the back of the defenders

By Pablo Mendoza

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Take a look at this goal that was shared by the Deustcher Hockey-Bund (German Association). If you follow the player in red that starts running from the sideline, you will see how he is able to make the perfect cut behind the opponent’s back and end up receiving a perfect through-pass. This is a perfect example on how players can move and exploit the distractions of the opponents. Scroll to the bottom for the video…

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