How To Beat A Back 5 | Tactical Theory Explained

Piotr Foot

Piotr Foot

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    Hi everyone! Here is a tactical theory video on how to beat a back 5 defensive system, I hope you can learn something. Don't forget to like and sub if you enjoyed the video!
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    1. Piotr Foot

      Hi everyone! Here is a tactical theory video on how to beat a back 5 defensive system, I hope you can learn something. Don't forget to like and sub if you enjoyed the video! (I really liked Betis game at Camp Nou) Originally edited for my show on UltimoDiez: You can support me on PATREON: (fair way to support content creators) TWITTER:

      1. Amsterdam Raven

        Please do frenkie de Jong. Ajax youngster who will make a big transfer this summer. People are calling him the next iniesta/xavi

      2. Shivank Batra

        What do u think about wolves back 5 against arsenal???

      3. Franchize Sc

        Piotr Foot bro you need be managing a major club! I see a lot of tactical analysis but you are a different level I feel like watching your videos is making me see the game in such deeper levels thank you

      4. visioner islam

        A 5 defensive system with deep and narrow block positioning is the best bus parking system, right ...🤔

      5. Siphesihle Mhlongo

        For you next tactical theory video please explain how to attack the half spaces and please use Man City as a case study.

    2. fahmi Ilham Ar Ridho995

      please make it in Indonesian🙏🙏🙏😭

    3. Marcelo Antonelli

      What software do you use for the breakdown effects?

    4. es-critura

      More videos like this!

    5. Caramelo III

      The song at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="224">3:44</a> is fabrics by Felly! Can't believe I found it here if all plaxes

      1. Caramelo III

        Or maybe that's the song that he sampled

    6. Edd AntoniS

      You can't use that against deep laying defenders. like the match between Barca and Chelsea in the UCL where Pep defeated by di Matteo. In this video, the defenders easily pulled by the Barca players who hold the ball and no midfielders covering the half space. So this video is not a really good example because they play terrible defence even with 3 central backs.

    7. demas moha

      Change the music plz use the one noman uses

    8. Renan P. Jenie

      Err, what has been described here is the weakness of zonal defence in general. Fortunately, the video has shown the bigger weakness of five in the back, lack of defenders in midfield to effectively harass/press the opponent midfielder, especially the current ball holder. That deserves a thumb up.

    9. Ali Riaz

      433 false 9 2 wide interiors who can get in behind.

    10. KUBBZMUZIK - Download Beats Instrumental

      Good beat, keep it up ! 👌💪📈

    11. Blixology / Tien Nguyen

      So you have more but smaller pockets of space?

    12. Nawar El Sabaa

      Do you think Real Madrid could pull off a 3-5-2 (offensive 3-4-1-2 defensive 5-4-1) with Nacho-Ramos-Varane as CBs and Marcelo-Carvajal as Wingbacks? I think about this possibility a lot, especially when Casemiro isn't available. Here's an example (just to clear my point, you can change the players) formation: Courtois Varane Ramos Nacho Carva Modric Kroos Marcelo Isco Bale Benzema

    13. Romell Wilson

      Great video. Can you please analyze Lazio?

    14. barunhalder1231

      Every team has these tactics, naive ones. It is because of Messi those difficult projectile passes with high accuracy ensures tactics works.

    15. markosK

      Damn! Suarez is so bad!

    16. Nilesh J

      How would this system work with an anti 10 marking the opponent CB that's beside the wingback, like a fellaini for example, because of the back 5 their wings are vacant, less chance of quick counter , and wouldn't it be easier than to find a good pass every time. Just knock the ball down from a physical player and push through? Just asking.

    17. Sayantan Kumar

      The video was great as usual. However it won't get my like bro. I think you should have explained the principles of pinning up the opponent defense by playing two two strikers up front. You did not even talk about the best lineup to play against a back 5. A 3-5-2 obviously. I expected an animation of pinning up the 5-4-1 with a 3-5-2 until the <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="288">4:48</a> secs. You can just edit it brother and put the animation of 541 v 352 to make your video completely clear. Other than that, it was excellent.

    18. Фюш 23

      make for 2-7-2

    19. Manoj Sriram N

      Dear Piotr, can you pls do a video on comparing wolves, Bournemouth(sometimes) nd Lazio's systems of playing 3 CBs. Also, there are many teams in English championship playing 3 at the back, WBA, Sheffield etc. Pls do an analysis on this if you can

    20. inbetween

      even those trials you mentioned work for some degree but at the end they all blocked. Lol

    21. TJ FRESH

      i likey

    22. abderrahmane mekhazni

      very nice, i hope you do more theoretical videos

    23. TheNizoubizou

      excellent content my friend !

    24. Massimo Sicuro

      Super vidéo ! J'adore ce que tu fais Je sais pas si tu as regardé les derniers matchs de l'Italie sous Mancini mais je pense qu'il serait super intéressant de faire une vidéo sur le milieux de terrain Verratti - Jorginho - Barella comme il a été utilisé contre la Pologne et le Portugal. Même s'ils ont eu des difficultés pour marquer durant les deux matchs je dois avouer jamais avoir vu l'Italie jouer comme ça bien. Ce serai cool d'avoir ton avis là-dessus, est-ce que tu penses que ça va leur permettre de revenir au top niveau ?

    25. Yasir Abdilhakim

      Title of a sex tape

    26. Gregory Ho

      Brilliantly done Piotr!

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thank you very much :)

    27. Hafizuddien Ju

      I think it works only if your players arent lazy to make runs. In the case of Barca, Messi doesnt make these dummy runs because he is what he is and if Rakitic and Sergi Roberto doesnt know how to exploit the space, the 5 man defence would’ve held tight. Great analysis, worked well for Barca given the players they have.


      Fantastic video...u should make more videos on the pl and serie a

    29. Njuguna Njuguna

      5 mins and I already feel qualified

    30. vybhav badri

      You should have used Chelsea arsenal in the premier league which was 0-0 for this video. Arsenal exploited this weakness very well and were a bit unlucky not to win. particularly Ramsey, xhaka and bellerin on the right with ozil moving inside to create the gap. It was one of the rare occasions in recent years that Wenger tactically out classed a top manager.

    31. Ezequiel Ventura

      Honestly, it's just the same principles with beating a 4 man defense the only difference there is an extra guy who really shouldn't be there

      1. Sedi Balliu

        I haven't seen the video yet, but I think that the problem is that the center CB is not a sweeper anymore and that's why I think he is usually unnecessary. I think only teams with a world class center CB should play with 5 at the back. Otherwise a DM would be way better.

    32. Landen

      I just want to acknowledge how involved you (Piotr) are in the comment section Proof of a great content creator👍

      1. Landen

        unlike *cough Jake Paul. cough * and others like watch mojo countless others

      2. Piotr Foot

        It's what youtube's made for ;)

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    34. Landen

      This is the system my team played in high school

      1. Piotr Foot

        Back 5?

    35. Brooke Lassmann

      im a girl and i like these videos

      1. Piotr Foot

        You're welcome (and I like to watch feminine football)

    36. NeoSpartanHesperos9

      Fucking amazing video.

    37. qualquer um

      So, your idea is to use "juego de posiciones" to beat a back 5?

      1. qualquer um

        @Piotr Foot Thanks a lot, I didn't get the idea first but now I understand.

      2. Piotr Foot

        The idea is to use a specific animation with specific patterns (that may be part of the juego de posicion or not yeah)

    38. Travis Buongiorno

      0 dislikes as I write this comment, as it should be! Keep up the quality content

      1. Piotr Foot

        It's still okay for now (fingers crossed) Thanks a lot :)

    39. Nick Nestler

      I'd love to see more of these videos. Also I'd like to see more of overall analysis about some coaches, Julian Nagelsmann for example. Great video as always mate!!

    40. Mr Yikes

      Damn you do really read minds, i was thinking about this and how can you beat a formation that is identical to my formation.. like a 3-4-3 vs 3-4-3. I remember you making a video about spurs vs Chelsea 1 year ago . I have been one of the first followers of your channel. Keep it up

      1. Mr Yikes

        Piotr Foot any time mr piotr. Legend.

      2. Piotr Foot

        Thanks for the long time support mate, I really appreciate

    41. Mooemoney

      433 and keep the two wingers wide and two cm wide then tuck in your full backs to keep possession simple....pep already done that to contes bus parking

      1. qualquer um

        This tactic is called "juego de posiciones", Pep used that in his Barça days.

    42. Pete D

      Piotr Foot Hey My Buddy :-) Can You Make A Tactic Video from Juventus Turin?

      1. Piotr Foot

        On my list

    43. X ray gd

      Very good work once again. Mourinho should be jealous of you :) It's very interesting, well explained, and the animation is perfect It's so much better than all of those stupids TOP 10 without any arguments.

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thanks a lot of your comment :) (but I'm jealous of Mourinho's wage haha)

    44. Iamet Mirena

      Hey Piotr is for a team better to play with back four or back five???

      1. Iamet Mirena

        Piotr Foot When you don’t have good midfielder is better to play a 5-3-2 than a 4-4-2.And I think the 4-3-3 is the best defending taktik because of positional pressing,and we can easy shift a 4-3-3 in a 4-5-1.

      2. Piotr Foot

        I like to think that 4-4-2 is the perfect system to defend in a medium block, and that 5-4-1 is the most efficient system to defend in a very low block @Iamet Mirena

      3. Iamet Mirena

        Piotr Foot But which tactic are better to defend with back four or back five and what is your favorite tactic to defend?

      4. Piotr Foot

        Both are great alike, depends on your squad and your gameplan

    45. Raya Dakota

      So just simply run in behind the defenders right?????

      1. Piotr Foot

        Pretty much

    46. Joey Joey

      hello please explain lazio tactics who agree with me ,thump up!!!!!!

    47. Herbet Gomes

      Vídeo muito bom! Seria interessante fazer mais explicações teóricas de táticas. Queria saber com quebra as linhas de 5 no meio de campo.

      1. Herbet Gomes

        Você não está só, kkk

      2. qualquer um

        Nossa, pensei que eu fosse o único brasileiro a acompanhar o trabalho do Piotr

    48. Gabriel Gerbaldo

      Brilliant Piotr!

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thank you :D

    49. Raju Kharte

      Amazing work

    50. What ?

      You should do Croatia vs Spain next

    51. MAD LAD

      Piotr Foot how is Laurent Blanc as a manager? What was his time like with PSG? Man Utd have been linked with him and can u tell me if he’s a manager that can get Man Utd on track or if he’s not that good of a manager

      1. Piotr Foot

        Blanc has the deserved reputation of being lazy, everything tactical relies on his assistant Gasset, during PSG era Ibrahimovic and Motta were bossing the dressing room He never likes to change his habits of play, he seems to be able to "manage" stars though

      2. Banana Joe

        MAD LAD Hes a good manager but if I were a Utd fan I won’t be expecting instant success with him. He does play attractive football tho

    52. ulin creepy

      Amazing analyzr

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thanks a lot :)

    53. mohammad arsalan

      Great video mate. Can use it on the field as well as in FIFA. 😂.

    54. Love Metal

      Your channel is like Messi. Goat

      1. Muhammet Kurkcu

        Stop it, we don't do that here.

    55. Gagasan Melayu Raya

      Can you make a video about Australia team in worldcup?? They have a unique 3-2-4-1 formation

      1. Piotr Foot

        No way haha, they were poor

    56. Almaz

      Another great tactical explanation 👍

      1. Kumar Chandresh

        @Piotr Foot bro in your opinion which is the best formation for defending 3 at the back 4 at the back or 5 at the back

      2. Piotr Foot

        Thank you :D

    57. American Accent

      Your the best

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thanks mate :)

    58. Shubhendra Nath Singh

      What if full backs are used as wingbacks for back 5? Make video on how to beat Atletico Madrid. Would be great. They are easily the best defense in Europe.

      1. -pljfb1907 -

        Play speedly and long shot

      2. Shubhendra Nath Singh

        @Timothy Stamm Lets see in a different way. What if Atletico Madrid lineup in 5-4-1 formation. The complete sit back formation to just protect a lead or get away with a goal on a lucky counter attack. The fact that you don't consider is that wide mids can be played along with a back 5. Some teams tuck their DM in the backline and their wingers in the midfield while defending.

      3. Shubhendra Nath Singh

        @アンリケ.mp4 Well dude don't think its a fact and has been proved for previous season. This season La Liga hasn't been good for the big three. Just check how many goals they conceded. Just a bad half season can't change that fact. I can consider Juventus for best defense but not Man City. But Sczczesny goalie is nowhere near Oblak. Btw in terms of quality in big matches and defense+attack production, Real Madrid have best defense. Carvajal-Varane-Ramos-Marcelo all of them best in their respective positions.

      4. アンリケ.mp4

        @rahul777 yo yeah, he say "Best Defence in Europe"

      5. rahul777 yo

        Henrique Martins it's premier league lol

    59. Theodoros Vasileiadis

      More tactical theory please, great video.

      1. Piotr Foot

        There will be of course, thanks mate :)

    60. Jon Wilson

      What's the name of the second song?

    61. Hamzah Hussain

      *This video was actually made to show how shit Suarez is*

      1. Landen

        So teue

      2. Piotr Foot

        HAHAHA A career must come to an end when a player prefers big macs over training

    62. Victor the Kid

      5 in the back is basically a 3 in the back formation with two often mediocre defenders at the bands. Play with a striker and two wingers, and fill up the half space with attacking minded midfielders or even a fullback making a bold positional change a la Dani Alves.

      1. horemo pik

        thats fucking true, go and do this to conte juve 5-3-2 3 world class CB and 2 great defensive WB and you wont attack the half spaces even if you have messi and neymar if there is a good formation for protection of half spaces is 5-3-2 and 5-4-1 but also depends on the players

    63. Jelani Buchanan

      How you recommend I coach something like this to my team? I love this channel by the way, keep up the good work!

    64. Barry SPeas

      I imagine it's simply down to a lack of midfield pressure/extra cover shadowing, wing backs been dragged higher up the pitch to close down then a FB in a 4 sometimes (although this should be rare in a 541 defensive block right?), and that the average centre half is understandably less comfortable in wide areas/covering larger spaces then the average fullback. But is there anything else that causes these channels weaker in a back 5 then a 4?

    65. CrocoDaniel

      Elo Piotr bont

    66. Ateng Jumhana

      Nice video

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thank you :D

    67. Tomáš Lukeš

      More informative videos like this please

      1. Piotr Foot

        Don't worry I was kidding haha I will do some other videos like that in the future for sure @Tomáš Lukeš

      2. Tomáš Lukeš

        @Piotr Foot They are but i mean take one tactical principe and explained it like this one. Me as coach will appriciate this! Also some videos on certain positions "how to play wingback" type could be very useful for young players.

      3. Piotr Foot

        So my other videos are not informative?

    68. Felix Iversen

      Great video!

      1. Piotr Foot

        Thanks mate! :)

    69. Leo Carvente

      City vs United Please

    70. Abhisar Bankar

      So when you're gonna start managing Real Madrid?

      1. -pljfb1907 -

        İ am 16 and i can understand your vids very easy

      2. Abhisar Bankar

        Arnaldo Alves Yes I agree with you😂😂

      3. Arnaldo Alves

        Managing a team is way beyond tactical knowledge. You have to deal with players, fans, media, the whole club, etc., and that's why Zidane was so good at Real Madrid, because he knew how Real worked, and in the pitch his team played really basic tactics. That's it, that's how you win 3 CL. Getting to know the pros and cons of the players you have, and applying game by game a specific tactic to face the other team. 1+1=2 dude, no Rocket Science.

      4. Piotr Foot

        Nah I was trolling, I'm 22@Jaden Adinkrah

      5. Shubhendra Nath Singh

        @Piotr Foot Tactical banana 2.0 is doing really well(in terms of results). Signed a contract till 2020 but you don't worry, firings are pretty with Perez.