Imagine yourself with a free-kick right on the 18 yard box. You know you are the one that is going to take the free kick, so you begin to ask yourself:
- Can I go through the wall with a hard shot? – I do not think so; it is too wide and I can barely see the net
- Can I go over the wall and dip it in? – I doubt I can get it over the wall and under the ball with enough pace to beat the keeper
- I need to get around the wall somehow, or at least make the wall break – my best bet might be to place it low in the corner.