Definitions for "Creating space"
Keywords:  teammate, defenders, team, draw, him
a player draws a mark away from their teammates or away from the area that they want open. The most obvious use of this is to draw defenders out of the box on set plays (i.e. corner kicks) so that a player on the same team can use that space to receive, shoot or head the ball.
Moving away from opponents or teammates, providing the opportunity for a teammate to deliver the ball to you.
This is the act of leaving an area of the field in order to draw the defense away from that area so that you (or one of your teammates can use the space to your advantage in the future.