Match Academy

  • THE STEP-OVER SCISSORS!

    THE STEP-OVER SCISSORS!

    23rd March 2018

    Busting out the epic Step-Over Scissors skill can help you create space to the left or right of an opponent who’s either in front or behind you in a 1 v 1 situation.

  • THE U-TURN STEP-OVER!

    THE U-TURN STEP-OVER!

    3rd February 2018

    Portugal and Man. City baller Bernardo Silva uses this top-quality 1 v 1 move all the time when he’s trying to shield the ball from an opponent that’s to the side or in front of him.

  • THE DOUBLE SIDE STEP!

    THE DOUBLE SIDE STEP!

    3rd January 2018

    Juventus and Colombia speedster Juan Cuadrado is always using the Side Step and Double Side Step to create space to the left or right of an opponent that’s either in front or behind him in a 1 v 1 situation!

  • BENZEMA v SUAREZ – BATTLE OF THE NO.9s!

    BENZEMA v SUAREZ – BATTLE OF THE NO.9s!

    6th December 2017

    El Clasico rivals Karim Benzema and Luis Suarez are two of the top strikers on the planet! Here’s some tips and tricks, plus a sick drill to improve your finishing – just like the La Liga heroes!

  • THE REVERSE DRAG PUSH!

    THE REVERSE DRAG PUSH!

    5th October 2017

    The Reverse Drag Push is an epic skill that Barça ace Lionel Messi uses to create space either side of his man-marker in tight situations.

  • THE HIGH WAVE!

    THE HIGH WAVE!

    3rd October 2017

    Argentina wing wizard Angel Di Maria loves using this epic stop-start 1 v 1 move to create space away from an opponent that’s to his side!

  • THE SCISSORS!

    THE SCISSORS!

    3rd September 2017

    Real Madrid left-back Marcelo loves using the 1 v 1 Scissors feint move to create space to the left or right of an opponent who’s either in front or behind him! You can learn how to do it below…

  • THE PULL PUSH BEHIND!

    THE PULL PUSH BEHIND!

    3rd August 2017

    This skill’s perfect for shielding the ball from an opponent that’s to the side or in front of you – Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic is the master!

  • THE SLAP CUT!

    THE SLAP CUT!

    15th July 2017

    The Slap Cut is perfect for protecting possession against an opponent who’s to the side or in front of you. Make sure to use your furthest foot and upper body for maximum protection!

  • THE PULL SPIN STEP-OVER!

    THE PULL SPIN STEP-OVER!

    9th May 2017

    The Pull Spin Step-Over 1 v 1 move is perfect for shielding the ball from an opponent who’s closing you down from the side or in front.