The Red Bulls offense exploded on the road this week, with a huge 4-0 win against Inter Miami keeping their playoff hopes alive as they enter the final stretch.
Patrick Klimala’s 18th minute opener was an excellent example of last week’s Game Understanding, with the striker receiving the ball on the move from a pass intended to break lines.
However, all three of Red Bulls’ other goals came from headers – some from open play, and others from set pieces.
Although many readers in our audience may still be too young to head the ball in both practice and games, it’s never too early to start thinking about effective positioning and technique.
This week, we’ll talk about attacking heading, but first, enjoy the Red Bulls big win here.
Pay specific attention to the three headed goals, and then challenge yourself with the three questions below:
Answers at the bottom of the page!