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Red: The area the LCB/RCB are usually to be found. ("defensive interior corridor")
Yellow: Special area for the 3-4-3-diamond and further retreating point to evade the opponents midfield pressing.
Lightblue: LCB/RCB are only allowed to stay in the penalty box at opponents set pieces, high pressure and significantly possession of the opponent (with good implementation of Positional Play this isn't often the case)
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Lighyellow: If the ball remains a long time on the wing, the CDM may move into the half-space, in order to overload that zone and prepare a switch of play.
Yellow: Ist LIV oder RIV im Ball stark unter Druck lässt sich der ZDM auch mal in den eigenen Sechzehner fallen, um eine Ablage zu fordern. If LCB/RCB in possession is pressed, the CDM can drops into the box to support the build-up. Additionally, in defence the CDM follows an opposing player into the box.
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Red: These are the zones the wide making winger is supposed to stay in the build up phase, preferably near the touchline. When the ball is on the opposite side he always needs to be prepared for a switch of play.
Orange: When the attacking winger conducts an inverse dribbling into the half-space, the wide making winger can move up into this space to get a through ball and possibly deliver a cross.
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Yellow: In that zone the playmaker is supposed to stay if the center sweeper is not available for a pass or building triangles is required in the center.
Orange: The so-called space of the 10 where either of the two playmakers is to stay, in order to overload the center and generate triangles on the far side and in the center, respectively.
Blue: This area is supposed to be penetrated by the playmaker for a finishing action if there is no real center striker.
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Lightyellow: In possesson in deeper zones the center forward needs to stay in the frontline for the purpose of creating room for the wingers and midfielders.
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With the ball:
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