Principles Of Attacking And Defending In Soccer! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Principles Of Attacking And Defending In Soccer! Trivia Questions Quiz

Below are trivia questions on principles of Attacking and defending In Soccer! If you are an attacker or defender, you have a major role to play when it comes to ensuring that the rival team does not get to score. Just how skilled are you? Do take up the quiz below and get to find out if you are worth the position in the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first rule of good defense?
    • A. 

      Be as close to the attacker as possible

    • B. 

      Give the attacker at least 2-3 yeards of space between you and the ball

    • C. 

      Pressure the ball and the attacker as soon as possible

    • D. 

      Your last step forward is your first step back

    • E. 

      Steal the ball immediatley

  • 2. 
    If the first defender calls "I've got ball" what does the second defender say?
    • A. 

      Give it back

    • B. 

      I've got cover

    • C. 

      Switch

    • D. 

      I've got the other attacker

    • E. 

      Where's the pizza?

  • 3. 
    What is the best tactic when pressuring the attacker with the ball?
    • A. 

      Slow them down and contain their movements so that your teammates have a chance to run back and help defend

    • B. 

      Steal the ball and transition to offense immediately

    • C. 

      Try to get the attacker to pass the ball as soon as possible

    • D. 

      Try to direct the attacker to the middle of the field

    • E. 

      Slow them down so that the attacking team has time to get more people foraward

  • 4. 
    Where should the second defender be?
    • A. 

      As close to the first defender as possible

    • B. 

      As close to the second attacker as possible

    • C. 

      Shoulder to shoulder with the closest opponent

    • D. 

      Between the two attackers AND parallel with them both

    • E. 

      Between the two attackers AND slightly closer to your goal

  • 5. 
    What is NOT the primary job of a defender?
    • A. 

      Contain and delay

    • B. 

      Go wide so that your teammate can pass to you

    • C. 

      Steal the ball by stabbing at it

    • D. 

      Foul your opponent so that the play will stop and your team can recover

    • E. 

      Allow the attacker to shoot on goal

  • 6. 
    When running with an attacker that has the ball what side of the player should you be running on?
    • A. 

      Goal side

    • B. 

      The side closest to the sideline

    • C. 

      Behind the attacker

    • D. 

      In front of the attacker

    • E. 

      Running backwards

  • 7. 
    When in front of our goal you gain control of the ball and there is no immediate pressure on you where should you take the ball?
    • A. 

      Up the middle

    • B. 

      Back towards our goal

    • C. 

      To the outside and forward

    • D. 

      Hold it and wait for more help

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    If there is a lot of pressure in our 18 yard box and you get control of the ball what should be your first move?
    • A. 

      Clear it backwards over the goal line

    • B. 

      Clear it to the side lines

    • C. 

      Carry it through all of the pressure up the middle of the field

    • D. 

      Clear it forwards and wide

    • E. 

      Pass back to the goalie

  • 9. 
    When we kick the ball forward from our defensive third what should the defensive line do first?
    • A. 

      Push forward

    • B. 

      Drop back further

    • C. 

      Do nothing

    • D. 

      Spread out wide

    • E. 

      Bunch up in the middle of the field