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What is Gegenpressing? (The Full Explanation)

Gegenpressing is basically the German version of the term “counter-pressing”.

For people who know what the term means in soccer, it’s fairly obvious how the name ties in.

The counter-pressing style of play has a long history of use in modern soccer, but we can trace its roots back to the earlier years of the game.

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How to Defend in Soccer (9 Steps to Defend 1-on-1)

Knowing how to defend in soccer is an important skill no matter where you play out on the pitch. While defenders perform last-second sliding tackles to prevent a certain goal, midfielders and strikers must hassle, harry, and hound the opposition further up the field… Forcing them into a mistake and capitalising on errors to spring a counterattack. 1-on-1s […]

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