Don Goodman: Split the defence

Open up the gates to goal and wave your team-mates through with Don Goodman's top tips for splitting a centre back pairing

With the right movement between the strikers, former Wolves forward Don Goodman, scorer of 160 career goals, believes you can destabilise a team’s rearguard, and watch the foundations crumble beneath it.

“It’s a game of chess. You have to drag defenders where they don’t want to go,” said the former West Brom frontman.

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“Kidology and movement are vital if you want to exploit central defenders.”

Spare 1 minute and 28 seconds of your life to find out the secrets to breaking a defensive partnership.

Also see:
Don Goodman: Warming up as a sub
Don Goodman: Play off a target man
Don Goodman: Improve endurance
Strikers: How to work the channels
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