There are many different formations in soccer. Teams usually pick one or two formations that they will use the whole season.

Different formations

-This is one of the most common formations used in the game. It means four defenders, three midfielders and three forwards and one goal keeper.
-This formation is the second most common. It means three center defenders, two wingers and three midfielders, and two forwards. There is also one goal keeper.
-This formation is rarely used with teams but teams do use it. They usually use this formation when they want to hold on to a close lead. It means four defenders, three defensive midfielders, two attacking midfielders and one forward. There is also one goal keeper.

Here is an image of a 4-3-3 formation


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