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A Critical Study of the Best Shooting Area in Football Match

Author WangXin
Tutor ShiZhiShe
School Suzhou University
Course Physical Education and Training
Keywords football shooting the best scoring area
CLC G843
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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In the offensive and defensive combat in football match, offensive soccer is the theme. Goal shooting is the focus. Football, regardless of individual operation or overall play, aims to create goal-shooting opportunities. How the offensive players select the best shooting area or the means to achieve goal scoring is the core issue of football. The football match of the World Cup is a top-level event. It directly reflects and guides the developing trend of modern football. It is also a vital means for us to gain insight into and make analysis about the features and developing trend of the world football enterprise. Therefore,making an analytical study on the situation in scoring area in a football match is very meaningful.Based on the 620 goals in the 244 games during 1994-2006 World Cup finals, a comparative analysis is done to explore the shooting area for certain laws, characteristics and trends. By researching and collecting data, various factors that affect the effectiveness in shooting are studied, as well as the relation between them. During the close football match, the aggressive players will have to decide how to shoot the goal and where to launch the shooting in order to hit the score. This is the essential matter in the match. Through monographic analysis, the concept of the best scoring area in football matches has been found: take the goal post and the goal line hand-off point as a beginning, in the meridional location the both sides goal area angle, the penalty area angle encircle goal frontage 30 metres in scopes. That is, the major scoring areas are inside the penalty area and the front part of the penalty, especially the area between goal area and the penalty kick point, which is the important site of attack and defense, and has the highest scoring rate. Attack from the middle has the most goals, while attack from the side has fewer goals, but it plays as important a role as attack from the middle in a match. Direct shooting from the best scoring area can have a higher rate of goal shooting and it has proved to be on a rising tendency. Position attack has the most shooting times,the weight of fast counterattack shooting is increasing.Many kinds of attack strategies scoring from midfield can be seen as the most,the second is forward-field,and the least is back-field.Free kick can be changed all the time.It could following the plan and manage co-operation attack,and this kind of attack have enough time to prepare.Corner kick co-operation still can change a lot.Foul ball could shoot less than two above.Pass-cooperate is the mostly scoring instrument.Placement isalso one of the important football attack strategies,beside pass-cooperate.The small percentage scale of shooting can be indicated in four ways,they are individual drive,fillshot,long drive,and own goal.This essay conducts a subject research and obtains the concept of the best shooting area. It also offers reference for raising the awareness and efficiency of goal-shooting.

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