narrow the angle
/ˈnærəʊ ðə ˈæŋɡl/
The goalkeeper had to narrow the angle to defend the net.
The American national team is getting better and better.
Goal! Lucas Moura nutmegs Harry Maguire and beats David De Gea at his near post!
need fresh legs
/niːd freʃ ˈleɡz/
We needed fresh legs on the pitch but obviously the manager didn’t trust the players on the bench
The negatives of playing in the rain are that injuries could happen more often.
This was Bruno Fernandes’ first game at Old Trafford, so he was a bit nervous.
What a beautiful strike! Pianic fires a free-kick straight into the top corner of the net!
The commentator had a neutral opinion about the VAR decision.
Where will Chelsea finish in the Premier League next season?
next to A
Giorgio Chiellini was standing next to the goalkeeper.
In British football if neither team scores a goal, the score is said to be: nil-nil or nil-nil draw.
no chance for the goalkeeper
/nəʊ tʃɑːns fə(r) ðə ˈɡəʊlkiːpə(r)/
That was an absolute firecracker! No chance for the goalkeeper!
no room to play
/nəʊ ruːm tə pleɪ/
With too many footballers swarming the area, there was no room to play.
/nəʊ lʊk pɑːs/
Angel Di María performed a great no-look pass.
/nɒn ˈkɪkɪŋ foot/
Make sure that your non-kicking foot lands as close as possible to the ball.
/nɒn liːɡ saɪd/
Jamie Vardy originally came from the non-league side, and transferred to the league club.
nothing to lose
/ˈnʌθɪŋ tə luːz/
It will be a huge challenge for us, but maybe the pressure is off because now we have nothing to lose.
The cheeky nutmeg by Jadon Sancho wins Skill of the Day!