The gaffer ordered the football team to change the strategy to counterattack.
The football game was fun to play.
game changing player
/ɡeɪm ˈtʃeɪndʒɪŋ ˈpleɪə(r)/
He proved that he can be a game changing player by the goal.
A gap in the defensive line was found and Xavi managed to dribble through.
Thomas Muller battled through horrific eye gash in Bayern Munich match last weekend.
The football super star was so incredible that his play is considered genius.
Howard Webb, who was the referee for the game, made a call on the genuine play.
After getting fouled by another player, the star made an extremely provocative gesture.
get a fingertip
/ɡet ə ˈfɪŋɡətɪp/
The goalkeeper was able to get a fingertip on the ball and blocked the goal.
The manager was starting to get annoyed at the referee’s calls.
get back in position
/ɡet bæk ɪn pəˈzɪʃn/
The midfielder needed to get back in his position to cover the left field.
get back into play
/ɡet bæk ˈɪntə pleɪ/
The player was thought to be injured, but managed to get back into play.
get back the ball
/ɡet bæk ðə bɔːl/
After being out dribbled by the opposing team, the home team managed to get back the ball in their possession.
The goalkeeper was starting to get frustrated that the defenders weren’t protecting the holes in the line.
A player’s worst fear is to get injured so that he cannot play.
get numbers in the box
/ɡet ˈnʌmbərz ɪn ðə bɒks/
Barcelona needed to get numbers in the box to find a late equaliser.
get off the mark
/ɡet ɒf ðə mɑːk/
After finally scoring the first goal, CA Independiente was able to get off the mark.
get one’s body in the way
/ɡet wʌnz ˈbɒdi ɪn ðə weɪ/
In order to block a shot, professionals have to get their body in the way.
get the cross in
/ɡet ðə krɒs ɪn/
Given a beautiful through ball, the player was able to get the cross in.
Get well soon, mate!
Aston Villa made a giant killing on this day in 2019 against Manchester United.
gift the ball
/ɡɪft ðə bɔːl/
Arsenal gifted the ball to the other team with a silly mistake.
The 17 years old boy was thought to be a gifted player because his pass was so accurate.
give a penalty
/ɡɪv ə ˈpenəlti/
The referee had to give a penalty to the away team for the holding foul.
give a shot
/ɡɪv ə ʃɒt/
The distance to the goal was far, but he decided to give a shot and he scored!
give and go
/ɡɪv ənd ɡəʊ/
Vidal played a give and go with De Jong in order to move forward quickly.
give the ball away
/ɡɪv ðə bɔːl əˈweɪ/
What a shocking scene this is! He just gave away the ball away!
Brazil seemed to have given up the match after Germany scored 7 goals in 60 minutes.
Giroud’s header glances off the bar! It just seems today is not his day.
The away side are ahead thanks to Anthony Martial’s glancing header.
That was a little glimpse of what our new goalkeeper is capable of!
go against the script
/ɡəʊ əˈɡenst ðə skrɪpt/
Look at the score! This match is just going against the script!
The defender must have gone back in order to get back the possession.
go for A
With nothing left to lose, the Blades just had to go for an equaliser.
The offensive players had to go forward to support the striker isolated.
Griezmann was in the wide position first. And he went inside in order to give space for Alaba.
go into referee’s notebook
/ɡəʊ ˈɪntə ˌrefəriːz ˈnəʊtbʊk/
The player had to go into the referee’s notebook inside 20 minutes.
Arsenal go level! Alexandre Lacazette is the scorer!
go over the bar
/ɡəʊ ˈəʊvə(r) ðə bɑː(r)/
The shot was too high and just went over the bar.
go through A
The players managed to go through the defensive line with a brilliant skill.
Since too many players were in the center area, the midfielder had to go wide to get the ball.
In fact, the game went well, and Everton pull off an upset against Liverpool.
The goal was scored by the best player on the team!
The goal celebration was too much, so the player was given a yellow card.
Considering the goal difference, Atletico Madrid have to get at least three goals to move onto the next round.
Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League, but Mo Salah’s goal-drought continues!
goal in a million
/ɡəʊl ɪn ə ˈmɪljən/
Would you believe it! It’s a goal in a million!
Build-up play is supposed to start from a goal kick.
goal line scramble
/goal laɪn scramble/
The goal line scramble was worth-watching with the ball bouncing back and forth more than 5 times!
Filippo Inzaghi is an amazing goal poacher, he is always in a good spot to score.
/goal laɪn tekˈnɒlədʒi/
The goal-line technology showed that the ball had not crossed the line.
Because of modern trends in football, goalkeeper’s role became more important in possession.
The hosts are with the majority of possession but it remains goalless after VAR overturned Werner’s header.
We were excited to see plenty of goalmouth actions in an open game!
The goal scorer was just 19 years old! Let’s remember his name!
goal scoring opportunity
/ɡəʊl ˈskɔːrɪŋ ˌɒpəˈtjuːnəti/
Kevin De Bruyne has created 20 goal scoring opportunities in the Premier League this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Golden Boot award multiple times.
Strikers need to be really careful not to be too greedy.
group of death
/ɡruːp of deθ/
We are in the group of death. Everyone knows it. But I think there’s a chance.
The World Cup starts in the group stage with 32 teams and 8 groups.
My dad was a groundskeeper at the Emirates Stadium in London.
We’re really gutted for the result today. Especially, we were not good enough in the second half.