Re-Pressing (counter pressing)


New video on the tactical idea of Re-Pressing aka. Counter Pressing.


The video focuses on the specific team of Liverpool and Leeds and how their managers have made it part of the team's identity.


Principle: To win possession back as quickly as possibly after having lost it


Sub-Principle #1: The player who lost possession needs to take responsibility


Sub-Principle #2: The teammates in close proximity to the turnover must either a.) help press the ball, or b.) begin anticipating another pass for when they should then go press


Sub-Principle #3: The backline is making the collective decision to either a.) stepping / squeezing to deny forward possession in transition, or b.) dropping to collect the long-ball in transition

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