La Liga ラ・リーガ(スペインリーグ)
Some say that the Spanish La Liga is the best league in the world.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s boot lace was loosened, so the referee kindly stopped the game.
lack of precision 正確さの欠如
/læk əv prɪˈsɪʒn/
Lack of precision in the final third, that was the reason that we couldn’t get 3 points today.
lad 仲間, やつ
I’ve promised the lads that if I score my first professional goal, I’ll change my hair style.
The goalkeeper gets treatment for a shoulder injury. He dived and seemed to land awkwardly.
last 4 ベスト4
It was down to the semi finals, the last 4!
last X minute(s) ラストＸ分
/lɑːst X ˈmɪnɪt(s)/
The last 2 minutes would decide the fate of the Leicester City this season.
last-ditch defending 最終局面での守備
/ˌlɑːst ˈdɪtʃ dɪˈfend/
The last-ditch defending from Newcastle United was so desperate!
last play ラストプレー
Would you believe it!? Norwich City score an equaliser in the last play of the game!
last season 昨シーズン
Last season, there were some cool games from Napoli against big clubs.
last minute 終了間際の
The last minute goal changed the fate of the Sheffield United.
late tackle 遅れて入るタックル, レイトタックル
Chris Smalling is off after picking up a second yellow card for a late tackle on James Milner.
laws of the game 試合規則
/lɔːz əv ðə ɡeɪm/
The laws of the game are decided by the International Football Association Board.
It’s a neat lay-off pass from Jesus. Now De Bruyne is leading the attack.
lay off the ball ボールを軽くおとす, 流す
/ˈleɪ ðə bɔːl ɒf/
João Félix created some space with his arm and laid off the ball.
leadership リーダーシップ, 指導力
Leadership is an important quality for a manager. And that’s what Jürgen Klopp has.
leading player (チームを)引っ張る選手
The two leading players have scored every goal for Hamburger SV this season so far.
The Bundesliga, the German football league, is very reputable and prestigious.
leap 跳躍, 跳ぶ
Look at his leap! The timing was perfect!
leave A behind Ａを置き去りにする
/liːv A bɪˈhaɪnd/
Adama Traore was so fast! He left the opponent behind with the ball many times!
leave A motionless Ａを動けなくする, Ａを無力化する
/liːv A ˈməʊʃnləs/
Absolutely amazing! The curling shot left Ederson motionless!
leave everything on the pitch ピッチですべてを出し切る
/liːv ˈevriθɪŋ ɒn ðə pɪtʃ/
This is the last game, lads! Leave everything on the pitch!
leave the club チームを去る
/liːv ðə klʌb/
In 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madris and moved to Juventus.
The manager said his team has been looking for a lefty winger.
legend 伝説, 伝説的人物
FC Barcelona legend Leo Messi has 27 goals in 30 UCL round of 16 games.
Whatever you think, Arsene Wenger will always be remembered as a legendary manager.
The length of a pitch must be from 100 to 130 yards.
Ronaldinho was on another level in that game!
Georginio Wijnaldum tore a ligament and had to be sent to the hospital.
The Allianz Arena’s pre-match light show is incredible. What a stadium.
like a hot knife through butter バターを切る熱したナイフのように
/laɪk ə hɒt naɪf θruː ˈbʌtə(r)/
Luka Modric dribbled through the defense like a hot knife through butter.
line-up スタメン, ラインナップ
The FACupFinal lineups are in! No Willian and Kante for Chelsea.
link with A Ａとの連携(をする)
The left winger had to link with the striker to get the goal.
Man United looked lively towards the end of the half, but couldn’t find the opener.
loan ローン, 〜に⋯を貸す
Real Madrid’s Takefusa Kubo moving to Villareal on 1-year loan.
A lob shot from Miralem Pjanic and a smooth arc into the goal!
long feed ロングフィード
The goalkeeper delivered a pinpoint long feed to the player on the other side.
long range shot 長い距離のシュート
/lɒŋ reɪndʒ ʃɒt/
To everyone’s surprise, the long range shot actually went in.
long throw ロングスロー
Who can forget Rory Delap’s long throw-ins? Those were terrifying more than anything!
long-ball game ロングボール中心の試合
/lɒŋ bɔːl ɡeɪm/
Burnley appear to love the long ball game these days. When did that happen?
Juventus want to bring in Haaland in summer 2021 as a long-term successor to Ronaldo.
look around 周りを見る
Paul Pogba frequently looked around to recognise defenders’ position.
look for A Ａを探す
Don’t look for your teammate in the box. Just hit it.
looping header フワッとしたヘディング
Wasn’t that looping header from Fernandinho impressive?
A loopy header from Van Persie for the Netherlands puts Holland ahead of Spain!
Los Blancos ロス・ブランコス, 白い巨人達
Real Madrid are known as Los Blancos.
lose 敗北, 〜に負ける
Zinedine Zidane has lost his first ever Champions League knockout match as a manager in 2020.
lose control コントロールを失う
It seemed that Barcelona had lost control of the game after the second goal.
lose one’s balance バランスを失う
/luːz wʌnz ˈbæləns/
Mauro Icardi got tripped up here and lost his balance. Surely, penalty will be given.
lose one’s temper 平静を失う
/luːz wʌnz ˈtempə(r)/
Jorginho lost his temper when he received a red card.
lose the ball ボールを失う
/luːz ðə bɔːl/
Losing the ball in defensive area would be costly. So, play safe.
lose the dressing room (監督が選手からの)信頼を失う
/luːz ðə ˈdresɪŋ ruːm/
If the team loses this match, it is inevitable for the manager to lose the dressing room.
lose the possession ポゼッションを失う
/luːz ðə pəˈzeʃn/
It’s important not to lose the possession in build-up to create more chances.
lovely 素晴らしい, 見事な
Oh what a lovely touch from Shinji Kagawa! And he scores!
We need to keep the ball low, on the ground. Don’t just go big.
low drive 低くて強いシュート
Safe hands! Hugo Lloris was at full stretch to keep Pogba’s low drive out!
lower body 下半身
Eden Hazard’s lower body strength has always been off the chart.
Manchester United are 1-0 up thanks to a lucky deflection.