All defenders should stay on the middle line of the field except one who will serve as a back up in case the ball comes back.
Thank youCorrectionAll the defenders should push up to be at or near midfield. No defender except the goalkeeper should be back. Remember that the defenders will, in general, form a fairly straight line (across the field) because anything else may leave a defender behind his own line of defensive team-mates. And that defender, because he is behind his team-mates, is the new "second-to-last defender" and will be the offside mark. This allows an attacking player to get behind a defender in another portion of the field and still be onside. Any ball played up ("kicked up") in the area where the attacker has slipped past the defender (but is still onside because of the other defender is "playing back to be a back up") will almost certainly be swooped on by that attacker and a clear advantage will appear. That forward is off to the races because the defender near him is now behind him. He's going to the ball and has nothing in front of him but the keeper and the goal. The defender who has stayed back has created an opportunity for the other team. Not a smart thing to do. Defenders generally move up and back as a unit to create the offside line.
Spend a few minutes watching a top flight soccer match and evaluating the location and movement of the backs. The defenders form a fairly straight line across the field and move up and back pretty much in that line. They know instinctively that the furthest back of their number is the second-to-the-last defender, and no single one of them will permit himself to "play back to be a back up" because it sets up the dangerous condition described above. Anyone who had properly coached defenders or has played in the back on a competitive team knows it can be a fatal error to have a defender "playing back to be a back up."
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well - first you want to guard the goal. that's always important. You should stay on your team's half of the field (the half with your goal) and try to make the other team not score. Stand on two feet, and try not to let the ball past you.
A Position in soccer that is both offensive and defensive is the position central mifield
It is called a sweeper. They play behind the defense. They are the last line of defense.
That would be the midfield.
# goalkeeper # midfield # defense # forward
Defense or a defender helps the goalie put incase the goalie can not get the ball.the defense posistion in soccer is supposed to keep the other team from scoring. when the defense gets the ball, their job is to get it up to the offense
When you are a child playing soccer you choose a position that you enjoy most or that you are best at after trying out all of the positions. You work at the position and it becomes your position.
Do you mean position? defense midfield forward you can play 11 a side, 8 or 6 a side
Yes it is. I all depends on the surface of the field and the position one is playing.
Pointguard is not a soccer position. This position exists in basketball, however.
I would say center midfield if you can dribble the ball and give good passes, if not, you should play outside defense
you can get better at playing soccer by practicing.