VIDEO BREAKDOWN: Square Stance vs. Neutral Stance on Crosses
CLIP 1: In this clip we see the goalkeeper completely squaring his shoulders to the ball. From this distance, I believe that you should be in a neutral stance because:
1. You are on your near post and need to see what’s going on at the far post
2. There’s a higher probability that the ball can be served over your head
3. You have a lot of ground to cover if it does in fact go over your head.
I believe that if he were in a more neutral position, he would have bee...