If a team defends in a compact way, they try to reduce space in the centre of the pitch for their opponents.
If a team presses, it pushes forward against the opposition to win the ball back.
Playing between the lines means getting into the vertical space between the central defender and full back.
Zonal marking is when defenders take responsibility for an individual opponent.
An outlet is when a player puts the ball out of play.
On the break is when a team defends at lot and then counter attacks.
To transition is when a team goes from defence to attack.
Man to man marking is when a defender takes a specific area to cover.
The channel is a horizontal space between midfield and defence.
Tracking back is when attackers move backwards to help defenders.