Control, pass, move and they’re gone. Spain’s players are harder to catch than a fly in a sandstorm.
Their ability to move the ball around with speed and precision is unrivalled.
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And it’s not just sideways passing in their own half. When La Roja enter the final third of the pitch they’re ruthless.
Defenders, midfielders and strikers link-up with effortless ease, thanks to their masterful combination play.
Alfred Galustian, co-founder of Coerver Coaching, who has worked with a host of Spain’s leading players and coaches, has meticulously studied La Roja’s tika-taka football and come up with a series of drills to help you replicate their play.
Watch this training video and imitate the World and European Champions’ lightening-quick combination play.
The Stoke City Academy demonstrated the drills.
Play like Spain: Master the 1 v 1
Play like Spain: Fast combinations: Part two
Play like Spain: Pass under pressure
Play like Spain: Make the killer pass
Play like Spain: Fast finishing
Play like Spain: Training guides