2v2 From Corners

2v2 Corners

The Game 

  • First player on each line comes into the game and plays 2 v. 2.
  • Coach serves ball to one of the four corners.
  • Game continues until goal is scored or the ball goes out of bounds.
  • Coach immediately puts a new ball into play when ball is out of bounds.

Coaching Points


  • Playing quickly, one or two touch.
  • Finding the open player with he best opportunity to score.
  • Recognizing passing "seams".
  • Passing and receiving.
  • Combination play.


  • Goalkeeping.
  • Recovery runs.
  • Pressure, cover (first and second defender principles).

Try These Variations

  1. Vary the type of the serve to each corner (high, low, hard, chipped, driven).
  2. Increase the size of the grid for greater fitness demands (44 X 40).

Decrease the size of the grid to make the attackers play quicker (20 X 20).