Instagram Quiz: Defensive Midfielder – pt.2

Each week we will be having Live – “Player Profile Quizzes” on our Instagram account. Throughout the week there will be trivia questions, and on Thursdays we will be having a Quiz based on playing scenarios when “We Have The Ball” or “They Have The Ball”.

This week’s Quiz is on Defensive Midfielder.

  • Player: Defensive Midfielder
  • Scenario: “They Have The Ball” – Ball is with the opponent’s CM, they are looking to play the ball forward.
  •  Question: Where should the defensive mid position themself?

A: (Option 1) – Cut off the passing lane to the center forward.

B: (Option 2) – Pressure the payer with the ball.

Tune in to our Instagram Stories on Thursday afternoon to take the Live Quiz. (Answer will also be given, along with the “Why”).

To take the Live Quiz, please follow us on Instagram and take the quiz on our Stories.

Instagram: @fremontyouthsoccer

Trivia Quiz:

Question 1: When not in possession of the ball Defensive Mids look to…

A – Drop into a space to provide cover for a teammate who is pressing the ball.

B – Cut off opponent’s entry pass to the center forward.

C – Keep your head on a swivel to anticipate opponent’s passing options.

D – All of the above.



Question 2: Julie Ertz always wears what color pre-wrap as a headband?

A – Red

B – Yellow

C – Blue

D – Pink



Question 3: Which player has played for Inter Milan, AC Milan, Juventus and New York City FC?

A – Balotelli

B – Andrea Pirlo

C – Javier Mascherano

D – Kaká


Question 4: A defensive mid is know to wear the number…

A – 10

B – 8

C – 6

D – 5


Question 5: Lindsey Horan previously played for which European Club?

A – Manchester United


C – Lyon

D – Athletico Madrid



*For Answers to the Trivia Quiz, read past this line.


Q1: D

Q2: C

Q3: B

Q4: C

Q5: B

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