It is important that kids get positive encouragement from their parents. Win or lose. By being positive, it can have an affect on the players mental attitude which is beneficial for team and personal attitude. Being mentally tough is half the battle in sports. The last thing a player wants to hear after a game is what they did wrong. Try and give a few examples of when they were part of major plays which helped the team.
Tip from former Division I collegiate soccer goal keeper, Annalise (Larkin) Ball.