Practice The Art of Goal Scoring With Finishing Drills
There’s no other way to put it- without scoring, it’s impossible to win! The following finishing drills will help players improve their ability to score in a variety of different situations and positions.
This Croatian finishing progression is a great way to work on attacking play in front of goal with forwards and midfielders.
The Liverpool 3v2 drill is an excellent exercise for players to work on finishing as well as attacking with a numerical advantage towards goal.
Line shooting is a simple finishing exercise for players to work on scoring against a goal keeper or hitting towards certain areas of the goal.
In this small circuit players perform plyometric exercises in addition to working on basic dribbling and shooting skills.
Passing diamond to finish is a shooting drill where players perform a quick series of passes before having a go on goal.
The plyometric finishing drill is a great way for players to work on speed, agility, and finishing all at once.
The wall pass shooting drill is a simple way for players to work on combination play and finishing.
Six shooter is a shooting challenge where players take three shots with each foot and see how many shots they can score out of six.
3v3 defenders in zones is a small sided game variation which gives the offensive team an incentive to move the ball as the defenders must stay in their areas.
Simple 2v1 to goal is a basic 2v1 variation where two attackers try to score a goal on a single defender.
The three team shooting contest pits three teams against each other to see which can score the most goals.
Simple crossing and finishing is an easy way to help players work on making runs into the box and scoring from balls coming in from the wide areas.
The team rondo finishing challenge is a fun and exciting game with two teams competing to complete passes and score.
2v1 pick a side is a fast paced finishing drill where a player’s initial pass determines who is going to aid in the attack and who is defending.
Three tier shooting is an exceptional drill for players to work on finishing in all different types of situations.
Rondo to attack is a fun rondo ‘keep away’ variation where once players have completed a certain number of passes they can go forward and try to score.
3v2 all time forwards is a fun and fast paced mini game that can help players develop good attacking play with a plus one numerical advantage.
3v3 in waves is a fast paced shooting game where players can earn an advantage and get a shot off by attacking quickly.
Shooting in 2v1 to waves is a great exercise to get players to work on finishing in both solo and 2v1 situations.
The Liverpool vs Man City drill is inspired by the contrasting styles of possession play from Man City and the quick counter attacking style of Liverpool.
The Dortmund 2v1 shooting drill is a fast paced finishing game where a player’s teammate is chosen at the time of the pass.
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