How to Drag Defenders Out of Position Like Barcelona
One of the key things that Barcelona players do is open up space for their teammates. This is the Barcelona way. To work as a unit always trying to offer support and make runs for the player with the ball. To keep possession players need support, it’s rare you will see a Barcelona player all on their own, except maybe Messi when he’s going at defenders.
Short video showing how Barcelona create space by dragging defenders out of their usual position though off the ball movement and runs. Watch how Iniesta, Messi, and Fabregas open up space for their teammates to run into.