Aaron Lennon: How to get to the byline

The fine line between creating a goalscoring opportunity and running the ball out of play. Aaron Lennon tells you how to beat the byline

Lurking menacingly on the touchline, you receive a pass into feet. A team-mate has been afforded an abundance of room in the box.

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You need to get the ball to him, but a squadron of defenders have formed a barricade blocking your path to goal. There’s no time or space to whip in a cross.

You’ve got one option. Get to the byline and pull the ball back. Good luck.

To pull this off you’re going to need some help. Who better than Tottenham and England winger Aaron Lennon?

With his pace and skill the pint-sized racehorse is a master of evading tackles and hitting the byline. In this video he passes on his knowledge.

Also see:
Aaron Lennon: Speed masterclass
Aaron Lennon: Taking on a quick full-back
Aaron Lennon answers your questions

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