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Set Pieces Presentation AC Milan V Celtic

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A quantitative set piece analysis focusing on Penetration of AC Milan v Celtic. Formed part of my Football Principles of Practice unit in my first year of study for a BA (Hons) Football Studies degree.

Set Pieces Presentation AC Milan V Celtic

  1. 1. Penetration<br />Quantitative Set Piece Analysis<br />AC Milan Vs. Celtic<br />‘Between 40% - 50% of goals come from set plays’<br /> (Charles Hughes ,1980)<br />Steven Dillon<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Analysis<br />Subject: AC Milan<br />Principle: Penetration - Set Pieces <br />Sub Categories: Free Kicks, Throw Ins, Corner Kicks, Goal Kicks, Kick Offs, Penalties<br />2<br />
  3. 3. The Match<br />Game: AC Milan v Celtic<br />Venue: San Siro, Milan, Italy<br />Date: 4th December 2007 – 7.45pm Kick Off<br />Competition: UEFA Champions League Group Stage, Match day 6<br />Attendance: 38,409. <br />Referee: Thomas Henning (Norway)<br />(www.uefa.com)<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The Teams<br />AC Milan (1.4.2.3.1)<br />Kalac, Cafu, Bonera, Simic (Kaladze 29), Favalli, Gattuso, Pirlo (Brocchi 74), Ambrosini, Kaka, Seedorf (Gourcuff 69), Inzaghi.Subs Not Used:Fiori, Gilardino, Oddo, Aubameyang. <br />Celtic (1.4.5.1)<br />Boruc, Caldwell, Pressley, McManus, O&apos;Dea, Jarosik (Zurawski 78), Donati (Sno 71), S. Brown, Hartley, McGeady, McDonald (Vennegoor of Hesselink 65).Subs Not Used: M. Brown, Balde, Killen, Caddis. <br />(www.uefa.com)<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 1st Half<br />2nd Half<br />Free Kicks<br />5<br />
  6. 6. 1st Half Free Kicks<br />Direction of Play -----------------------<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 2nd Half Free Kicks<br />&lt;-----------------------Direction of Play <br />7<br />
  8. 8. 1st Half Free Kick Analysis<br />Free kick <br />80% Success 20% Failure <br />Distance <br />100% Short 0% Long <br />Target <br />80% Feet 20% Blocked <br />Choice <br />100% Pass 0% Other <br />Direction<br /> 60% Forwards 20% Backwards <br />20% Sideways <br />Speed <br />80% Quick 20% Normal<br />BreakdownPirlo (Pictured) – 2Seedorf – 2Bonera – 11-15 Minute – 116-30 Minute – 131-45 Minute– 3<br />8<br />
  9. 9. 2nd Half Free Kick Analysis<br />Free kick <br />50% Success 50% Failure <br />Distance <br />50% Short 50% Long <br />Target <br />80% Feet 20% Blocked <br />Choice <br />50% Pass 25% Long Ball 12.5% Shot 12.5% Cross<br />Direction<br /> 62.5% Forwards 0% Backwards 37.5% Sideways <br />Speed <br />25% Quick 75% Normal<br />BreakdownPirlo – 2Seedorf (Pictured)– 1Cafu – 1 Kaladze – 3Favalli – 1 46 – 60 Minute – 361 - 75 Minute – 176 – 90 Minute– 4<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Free Kick Example<br />10<br />
  11. 11. 1st Half<br />2nd Half<br />Throw Ins<br />11<br />
  12. 12. 1st Half Throw Ins<br />Direction of Play -----------------------<br />12<br />
  13. 13. 2nd Half Throw Ins<br />&lt;-----------------------Direction of Play <br />13<br />
  14. 14. Throw In Example<br />14<br />
  15. 15. 1st Half Throw In Analysis<br />Outcome<br />100% Success 0% Failure<br />Distance<br />88% Short 12 % Long<br />Target<br />100% Feet 0% Other<br />Direction<br />25% Forward 13% Sideways 62% Backwards<br />Position<br />13% Defending 3rd69% Midfield 3rd18% Attacking 3rd<br />BreakdownCafu (Pictured) - 4Ambrosini - 3 Bonera - 6Pirlo - 1Favalli - 1 Seedorf – 10-15 Minute – 916-30 Minute– 231 – 45 Minute – 5<br />15<br />
  16. 16. 2nd Half Throw In Analysis<br />Outcome<br />75% Success 25% Failure<br />Distance<br />Short Throws 90% Success<br />Long Throws 100% Unsuccessful<br />Target<br />Feet 100% Successful <br />Through Ball 100% Successful<br />Direction<br />Back 100% Successful<br />Forward 66% Successful<br />Side 50% Successful<br />Position<br />Defending 3rd100% Unsuccessful<br />Midfield 3rd60% Successful<br />Attacking 3rd100% Successful<br />BreakdownCafu - 6Favalli (Pictured)- 2 Seedorf – 1Kaka – 446 - 60 Minute – 761-75- Minute– 376 – 90 Minute – 5<br />16<br />
  17. 17. 1st Half <br />2nd Half<br />Corners<br />17<br />
  18. 18. 1st Half Corners<br />Direction of Play -----------------------<br />18<br />
  19. 19. 2nd Half Corners<br />&lt;-----------------------Direction of Play <br />19<br />
  20. 20. Corner Analysis<br />Corner<br />66.6% Success 33.3% Failure <br />Distance <br />66.6% Short 33.3% Long <br />Target <br />100% Feet 0% Other <br />Direction<br /> 0% Forwards 100% Backwards 0% Sideways <br />Speed <br />0% Quick 100% Normal<br />Type<br />50% Individual 50% Combination<br />BreakdownPirlo –1Seedorf - 1Kaka (Pictured)- 10 – 15 Minute – 016 – 30 Minute – 1 31 – 45 Minute – 1 46 – 60 Minute – 061 - 75 Minute – 076 – 90 Minute– 1<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Corner Example<br />21<br />
  22. 22. 1st Half<br />2nd Half<br />Goal Kicks<br />22<br />
  23. 23. 1st Half Goal Kicks<br />Direction of Play -----------------------<br />23<br />
  24. 24. 2nd Half Goal Kicks<br />&lt;-----------------------Direction of Play <br />24<br />
  25. 25. Goal Kick Analysis<br />Goal Kicks<br />80% Success 20% Failure <br />Distance <br />60 %Short 40% Long <br />Target <br />60% Feet 20% Flick On 20% Intercepted<br />Type<br />60% Pass 40% Long Ball<br />BreakdownKalac - 50 – 15 Minute – 016 – 30 Minute – 1 31 – 45 Minute – 046 – 60 Minute – 061 - 75 Minute – 176 – 90 Minute– 3<br />25<br />
  26. 26. Goal Kick Example<br />26<br />
  27. 27. Conclusions<br /><ul><li>Short and Quick – Why?
  28. 28. Player Choice – Pirlo & Seedorf
  29. 29. Direction of Set Plays - Backwards
  30. 30. Feet – Superiority?
  31. 31. Celtic Defenders – Height
  32. 32. Areas of Play</li></ul>27<br />
  33. 33. Any Questions?<br />28<br />?<br />
  34. 34. Bibliography<br />HUGHES, C. 1996. Soccer Skills Tactics and Teamwork: The Winning Formula. London: HarperCollins<br />HUGHES, C. 1980. The Football Association Coaching Book of Soccer Tactics and Skills. London: British Broadcasting Corporation<br />BANGSBO, J., B.PEITERSEN,2000. Soccer Systems & Strategies. Illinois: Human Kenetics<br />AIKMAN, R. 2007. Inzaghi joy as Milan and Celtic Progress [Online] Available: http://www.uefa.com/competitions/ucl/history/season=2008/round=15105/match=301253/report=lu.html [5 December 2008]<br />www.celticfc.net [24 November 2008]<br />AC Milan vs. Celtic, 2007. Television, ESPN Sports. 4 December 2007. 19.45Hrs GMT<br />29<br />
  35. 35. Appendix – Free Kicks<br />Outcome<br />Success - shot on target resulting in immediate danger for the opposition.<br />Failure - Shot off target resulting in opposition gaining possession.<br />Choice<br />Pass - Exchange of possession with team mate.<br />Cross - Ball played from wide position into danger zone.<br />Shot - An attempt on goal.<br />L. Ball - Ball played forward more than 15 yards.<br />Target<br />Feet - Pass with intention of player receiving ball with feet.<br />Head - Pass with intention of player receiving ball with head.<br />Chest - Pass with intention of player chesting ball down.<br />Intercepted - Ball intercepted by opposition before attacker.<br />Blocked - Opposition gets in way of desired target.<br />Direction<br />Forward - Ball is played forward.<br />Backwards - Ball is played backwards.<br />Sideways - Ball is played to the side.<br />Speed<br />Quick - Ball is played within 5 seconds of foul.<br />Normal - Ball is played at a regular speed after whistle is blown.<br />Type<br />Individual - Ball is played by one individual player.<br />Combination - 2 or more players are used.<br />Position<br />Att 3rd - In final 35 yards of opposition half.<br />Mid 3rd - In central 35 yards of field.<br />Def 3rd - In first 35 yards of own half.<br />Distance<br />Short - Less than 15 yards.<br />Long - More than 15 yards.<br />*San Siro is 105 yards long<br />30<br />
  36. 36. Appendix – Throw Ins<br />Outcome<br />Success - Reception of possession by a team mate.<br />Failure - Opposition gain possession of the ball.<br />Distance<br />Short - Less than 15 yards.<br />Long - More than 15 yards.<br />Target<br />Feet - Throw with intention of player receiving ball with feet.<br />Head - Throw with intention of player receiving ball with head.<br />Chest - Throw with intention of player chesting ball down.<br />Intercepted - Ball is seized on route to team mate.<br />Direction<br />Forward - Ball is thrown in direction of opposition goal.<br />Backwards - Ball is thrown in direction of own goal.<br />Sideways - Ball thrown parallel to touchline.<br />Type<br />Individual - Ball is played by one individual player.<br />Combination - 2 or more players are used.<br />Position<br />ATT 3rd - Within 35 yards of opponents goal<br />Mid 3rd - In central 35 yard area of feild.<br />Def 3rd - Within 35 yards of own goal.<br />*San Siro is 105 yards long<br />31<br />
  37. 37. Appendix – Corners<br />Outcome<br />Success - Reception of possession by a team mate.<br />Failure - Immediate danger is removed by opponents.<br />Distance<br />Short - Not crossed in to the penalty area.<br />Long - Crossed into the penalty area.<br />Target<br />Feet - Ball played with intention of player receiving ball with feet.<br />Head - Ball played with intention of player receiving ball with head.<br />Intercepted - Ball is seized on route to team mate.<br />Direction<br />Forward - Ball is played in direction of opposition goal.<br />Backwards - Ball is thrown in direction of own goal.<br />Inswing- When the ball curls in toward the goal.<br />Outswing- When the ball curls away from the goal.<br />Type<br />Individual - Ball is played first time involving one player.<br />Combination - 2 or more players are involved.<br />*San Siro is 105 yards long<br />32<br />
  38. 38. Appendix – Goal Kicks<br />Outcome<br />Success - Reception of possession by a team mate.<br />Failure - Opponent stops continuation of attacking move/or/loss of possession.<br />Distance<br />Short - Ball passed to a player within 10 yards of edge of own penalty area.<br />Long - Played anywhere beyond 10 yards of own penalty area.<br />Target<br />Feet - Ball played with intention of player receiving ball with feet.<br />Head - Ball played with intention of player receiving ball with head.<br />Flick - Progression of attacking move by using head.<br />Intercepted - Ball is seized on route to team mate.<br />Type<br />Pass - Ball played to team mates feet.<br />Long Ball - Ball is played in the air and long.<br />*San Siro is 105 yards long<br />33<br />

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