MARCELO BIELSA - COACHING BUILD UP PLAY AGAINST HIGH PRESSING TEAMS
The book includes Marcelo Bielsa's tactics (and playing philosophy) for:
Building up play from the back against high pressing teams
Full analysis of his 4-2-3-1, 3-3-3-1 and 3-4-3 formations
Marcelo Bielsa's attacking philosophy includes a mix of:
Short and long passing
Moving the ball to the free player through 'link players'
Creating numerical advantages
Dragging opposition players out of position and exploiting the gaps created
Marcelo Bielsa is a highly respected coach and is famous for his innovative playing style, tactics and formations. He has had a massive influence on football across the world and on other top coaches, such as Pep Guardiola, Mauricio Pochettino, Jorge Sampaoli and Gerardo Martino.
The aim of the book is to use the innovative tactics of Marcelo Bielsa to provide a complete guide of how to build up play effectively against high pressing teams.
Learn to Coach "The Bielsa Way" - Building Up Play Against High Pressing Teams
Marclo Bielsa - Coaching Build Up Play
9 Game Situations
To successfully build up from the back, the team in possession has to follow four steps:
Step 1: Provide a free passing option for the goalkeeper
Step 2: Move the ball to the target or free player
Step 3: Create a numerical advantage in specific areas of the pitch
Step 4: Take advantage (exploit) the numerical advantage
Each chapter has extensive analysis for a tactical situation based on Marcelo Bielsa's tactics and is then followed by a full session to help all coaches adapt the tactics into training sessions for their team.
Chapter 1: Building Up Play from the Back Against 2 Forwards
Chapter 2: Moving the Ball to the Target Player on the Weak Side
Chapter 3: Building Up Play from the Back Against 1 Forward
Chapter 4: Creating and Exploiting 3 v 2 Situations Near the Sideline
Chapter 5: Attacking Solutions with a 3 v 3 Situation Near the Sideline
Chapter 6: Creating and Exploiting Space in a 4 v 3 (or 4 v 4) Situation Around the Ball Area
Chapter 7: Building Up Play Against Ultra-Offensive Pressing