daisy cutter 低い弾道のシュート
✍️ちなみに daisy とは高さ10～20cmほどの多年草である「ヒナギク」のこと。
RED CARD! Auba is sent off for a dangerous tackle on Meyer.
dark horse ダークホース, 予想外の実力を持つ競争者
Will Modric lead dark horse Croatia to winning the World Cup?
dead ball situation ボールがプレーされない状況
/ded bɔːl ˌsɪtʃuˈeɪʃn/
Some say that Chelsea can’t defend dead ball situation.
Nine players have scored a hat-trick on their Champions League debut since its beginning.
decent しっかりとした, 良い
We are in a decent position now compared to mid-December where everyone basically had us relegated.
decision 決定, 判定
It was the worst refereeing decision I’ve ever seen!
decision-making 判断, プレー選択
What makes the difference on the pitch is decision making and execution.
decisive goal 勝利を決定づけるゴール
Samuel Umtiti grabbed the decisive goal to book France’s place in the World Cup final.
deep cross 深いクロス
Mane meets a deep cross to the back post with a looping header, but it’s too high.
defeat 敗北, ～を負かす
Real Madrid knocked out of the Copa del rey after a 3-4 defeat from Real Sociedad.
Is Van Dijk & Joe Gomez the best partnership for Liverpool defense?
defend deep 深い位置で守備をする
I don’t like their style because they just defend deep and attack on the counter.
defensive role 守備的な役割
Paul Pogba is unhappy with his current defensive role and wants Mourinho to change Man United’s formation.
defensive third ディフェンシブサード
Spurs give away the ball in their own defensive third and Adama Traoré scores!
deflection ディフレクション, ボールの方向が急に逸れること
GOAL! Ronaldo’s free kick takes a huge deflection and flies in past Oblak!
deft 器用な, 巧妙な
What a deft touch that was from Shinji Kagawa!
The principle of delay is something all young defenders should know about.
I think it was not a deliberate attempt to elbow the striker.
Trent Alexander-Arnold’s pinpoint delivery found the head of Firmino, but it was saved by the goalkeeper.
Hugo Lloris is the first goalkeeper to deny Sergio Aguero from the penalty spot more than once since 2006.
Which was the best ever Merseyside Derby between Everton vs Liverpool for you?
Even Manchester City’s player says Liverpool deserve the title if this season has to be cancelled.
Mourinho: “I designated three penalty takers, Paul, Wayne and Zlatan, but sometimes I like the players to have the feeling ‘this is for me’”.
desperate 必死の, 死に物狂いの
Bournemouth players are desperate to cover the spaces!
No one was stopping Okazaki’s diving header with determination!
Manchester United dethrone Real Madrid in the World’s Richest Club Survey.
As a medical professional, I can officially diagnose Neymar’s ankle injury as a nasty one.
Here, Winks made a diagonal run so Kane could receive a pass down the line.
dink 柔らかい浮き球, ドロップボールを送る
Ings calmly dinks the ball over Burnley’s goalkeeper from a tight angle and it’s in!
direct 〜を指揮する, 直接
Man United wonderkid Andreas Pereira proves his value by scoring direct from a corner kick.
direct free kick 直接フリーキック
/dəˈrekt ˌfriː ˈkɪk/
Over the last 5 years, Messi’s scored 22 direct free kicks with a conversion rate of 11.8%.
If you can’t turn or change direction quickly in football, you will struggle to find space.
Do you think the referee was right to disallow the goal?
Takumi Minamino claims Liverpool must change mindset to combat disappointing results.
discipline 統制, 規律
Discipline and Unity. Sheffield United are one of the most likable sides in the Premier League.
The team doctor said the goalkeeper dislocated his shoulder when he landed.
There’s a midfield battle for the ball as Danny attempts to dispossess Gini.
The remarkable stats that prove the shift in Cristiano Ronaldo’s free kick record from long distance.
What pleased me the most today was the great teamwork and the distribution from Lindelof and De Gea.
dive (審判を欺くための)ダイブ, ダイブする
Did you see it, ref! He just dived!
diving header ダイビングヘッド
Neuer denied Milito going through on goal with a brilliant diving header.
division X Ｘ部リーグ
Here’s the line-up for this evening’s Premier League 2 Division 1 fixture against Tottenham Hotspur U23s.
do one’s best ベストを尽くす
/duː wʌnz best/
You can win or lose, but you always have to do your best.
do well よくやる, うまくやる
I think you are doing very well to stop the winger. Don’t you think?
dodgy keeper 低レベルなキーパー
He made a horrible mistake today, but even without it, he is a dodgy keeper anyway.
Liverpool were about to win the domestic league for the first time in 30 years.
The commentator said Barcelona have played the most beautiful and dominant football since 2009-10 season.
dominate ～を支配する, (相手)を圧倒する
Who do you think will dominate the midfield when Ajax take on Real Madrid tonight?
double the lead (1-0を) 2-0にする
/ˈdʌbl ðə liːd/
GOAL! Man City 2-0 Brighton! Sergio Aguero unleashes a lovely strike to double the lead after some clever build-up play!
Now, one player is down on the pitch but the referee plays an advantage!
down to 10 men 10人に減る
/daʊn tə ten men/
Moses receives a second yellow after diving in the box. Chelsea are down to 10 men.
drag one’s shirt 〜のシャツを引っ張る
/dræɡ wʌnz ʃɜːt/
Penalty kick was awarded to Wolves as Matt dragged Silva’s shirt.
dramatic 劇的な, ドラマチックな
The dramatic handball done by Suarez in 2010 will never be forgotten.
draw 引き分け, 組み合わせ抽選
UEFA Champions League semi-final draw has concluded! Which fixture excites you the most you?
dressing room 控え室, 更衣室
Henderson is underappreciated to some but, in the dressing room, we appreciate everything he does.
dribble ドリブル, ドリブルをする
The dribble, the vision, the pass… Everything that Eden Hazard has is worth watching.
dribble past ドリブルで抜き去る
Virgil van Dijk is an absolute wall at the back, very hard to dribble past, strong and good in the air.
drive 縦回転シュート, ドライブシュート
What a shot! This superb drive from Cristiano produced our second goal of the afternoon.
drop 下がる, 落ちる
His positioning allows me to drop back or move on the right side or left side.
The goalkeeper has broken the record for the longest drop kick ever.
dropped ball ドロップボール
The current dropped ball procedure often leads to a manufactured restart.
duel (球際の)競り合い, 対戦
Harrison is painful to watch because he can’t win a duel in the air despite his height.
If Steven Gerrard can restore Rangers to their former glory, a job in the Liverpool dugout could be his.
dull pain 鈍い痛み
Modric joins up with Croatia and says “The dull pain’s gone so my knee’s fine.”
dummy run おとりの動き
Take a look at Romelu Lukaku’s dummy run for Belgium’s winning goal against Japan.
dynamic ダイナミックな, 動きながらの
Which dynamic duo would you rather have and why? Messi and Neymar or Ronaldo and Bale?