About 40% of goals at the top level
are scored from dead balls – free kicks and corners. So dead-ball defense is
not an after-thought: defending against dead balls is critical if you want
to win games.
This section uses a number of
diagrams which indicate where specific players need to be positioned.
The diagram below numbers each of
the players for an 8-aside team, but can easily be extended to 11-aside:.
These numbers are used throughout this section