Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri a day after being knocked out of the Champions League.
If the safety of an opponent is endangered, it’s considered as excessive force.
salvage a point 勝ち点１を拾い上げる
/ˈsælvɪdʒ ə pɔɪnt/
Although Everton nealy lost the game, they were able to salvage a point in the final phase.
Nobody knew if Man City will escape their FFP sanction for next season.
save (キーパーの)セーブ, 〜を救う
Great save from Buffon! He gets down to deny Florenzi inside the box!
save one’s energy 体力を温存する
/seɪv wʌnz ˈenədʒi/
You’d better save your energy for the next game.
scapegoat 戦犯, 罪を負わされるもの
Rukaku was a scapegoat even when the loss was not his fault.
schoolboy error しょうもないミス
Sometimes even professional players can make a schoolboy error.
scissors kick シザースキック
Watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing scissors kick goal against Juventus!
Xabi scoops the ball and Messi is there! Amazing combination!
score スコア, 得点する
Hands up if you think Robert Lewandowski will score for Bayern Munich tonight.
scoreless draw スコアレスドロー, 0対0の引き分け
Borussia Dortmund advance to DFB Pokal semi-finals with scoreless draw.
score sheet スコアシート, 得点記入表
Thomas Muller was on the scoresheet as Bayern went 8 points clear in the Bundesliga.
scoring machine ゴール量産機
Bruno Fernandes once became a scoring machine for Sporting.
scout スカウト, 偵察
What do scouts look for in young players?
A scramble in the box sees Messi come close to his first goal in Russia.
scrappy ダメダメな, しょぼい
He should play as a centre back. I think he is always scrappy at right back.
Pogba launches a magnificent screamer! Manchester United snuff out Swansea 3-1!
screw up 〜をしくじる, 〜を台無しにする
Inter accidentally screwed up the match against AC Milan in one moment.
Which Serie A club won the Scudetto l0 years ago?
seal the win 勝利を確かなものにする
/siːl ðə wɪn/
They’ve already scored 6 goals. It’s safe to say West Ham sealed the win.
The first season was adventurous for me with much drama and many crazy wins.
season ticket シーズンチケット, 年間パス
Arsenal have decided to give refunds to their season ticket holders due to the coronavirus crisis.
second-last opponent 後方から２番目の相手選手
/ˈsekənd lɑːst əˈpəʊnənt/
Second-last opponent is an imprtant factor to understand offside rules.
seeded team シード権を得たチーム
Real Madrid could take it a little easy as they were one of the seeded teams.
seesaw game シーソーゲーム, 一進一退の試合
/ˈsiː sɔː ɡeɪm/
I love to watch a seesaw game like this! It’s so exciting!
Even after the wrong call from the referee, Marcus Rashford showed some self-control.
The player was very selfish in that game, never passing the ball to his mates.
The semi-final between Chelsea and Barcelona was the best game I’ve ever watched!
send off 〜を退場させる
Send him off! That clearly deserves a red card!
send A to the wrong way Ａを逆方向に送る, フェイントで引っ掛ける
/send A tə ðə rɒŋ weɪ/
In the penalty shootout, Drogba sent Neuer to the wrong way.
Oh my word! Mario Mandžukić finds the back of the net in a sensational way!
sense of responsibility 責任感
/sens əv rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪləti/
A super star who influences many people should have a sense of responsibility.
Serie A セリエＡ, イタリアリーグ
The Italian Serie A is getting interesting year by year.
set (ボールを)置く, セットする
Now, the ball is set for a free kick. Kroos is gonna take it.
set up a chance チャンスをつくる
/set ʌp ə tʃɑːns/
Setting up a chance for my teammates is the most important job for me.
Straight from the training ground, Shinji Kagawa finishes the corner set-piece!
silky skill 滑らかな足技
Check out the silky skills performed by Isco Alarcon!
shaky backline 不安定な最終ライン
It was a big match. I can understand our backline was a bit shaky for the first 15 minutes.
Gabriel Jesus has focused on staying sharp during the preseason.
sharp pain 鋭い痛み
I don’t know why, but I have a sharp pain in my chest.
shield the ball ボールを守る
/ʃiːld ðə bɔːl/
When you’re surrounded by defenders, try to shield the ball as much as you can.
shin pad(s) すねあて
I’m planning to buy new shin pads online today. Any recommendations?
It was my dream. I’m very honoured to wear Liverpool shirt and play at Anfield.
The goalkeeper’s shoelace came untied during the game.
shoot シュート, シュートをする
The commentator said “It’s too far to shoot.” but Ronaldo gave a powerful shot.
shorts ショーツ, サッカーパンツ
Don’t forget to bring away shorts as well for tomorrow’s game!
It’s not looking good. Rangers have had 31% possession and 0 shots.
shot off target 枠外シュート
/ʃɒt ɒf ˈtɑːɡɪt/
Here comes Vardy! Oh, but his shot was slightly off target.
shot on target 枠内シュート
/ʃɒt ɒn ˈtɑːɡɪt/
Spurs had 14 shots on target. The only shot that he didn’t save was Kane’s penalty.
shoulder blade 肩甲骨
The black vest is designed to hold the shoulder blades.
shoulder charge 肩でのタックル
The hard shoulder charge from Teemu Pukki generated a yellow card.
/ˈʃəʊldə(r) tə ˈʃəʊldə(r)/
It was shoulder to shoulder! Definitely not a yellow card!
The manager, Jose Mourinho, had to shout to get everyone’s attention.
Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for 5 games for red card and shove on the referee.
showdown 大詰め, 土壇場
Paul Pogba arrives for training ahead of derby showdown at the Etihad.
shrug off the tackle タックルをかわす
/ʃrʌɡ ɒf ðə ˈtækl/
Kai Havertz beautifully shrugged off the tackle from Antonio Rüdiger in training.
shut down A Ａを零封する
Van Dijk is on a different level. He would shut down any attacker in the world.
side サイド, チーム
Arsenal are in control of the North London derby. 2-0 to the home side.
side net サイドネット
The Schalke fans erupt but Uchida’s header hits the side net. No goal.
Villarreal win the race to sign Takefusa Kubo on season-long loan deal from Real Madrid.
signal (審判が出す)合図, サイン
After the signal from the referee, Wolves celebrated the goal.
silence critics 批評家たちを黙らせる
The only thing I’m focusing on is to do my best and silence critics.
silly mistake 馬鹿げたミス
The goalkeeper made a silly mistake! The ball slipped into the net!
simulation シミュレーション, 欺く行為
Mourinho: PSG completely stopped the game with simulation tactics.
The coach looked distressed when his man missed a sitter.
skill 技術, スキル
Football is a great opportunity for children to make new friends and develop skills.
skip away from A Ａを切り抜ける
/skɪp əˈweɪ from/
Silva does well to skip away from the defender and find the feet of Jesus.
skipper 主将, キャプテン
The skipper of Real Madrid has been Sergio Ramos for a long time.
slalom run スラロームラン
Eden Hazard goes on a superb, slaloming run into the Liverpool area.
Modric with a sleek pass behind the defense! And Benzema breaks the deadlock!
sliding tackle スライディングタックル
First of all, remember that sliding tackles should only be used as a last resort!
slight contact わずかな接触
Unfortunately, the slight contact in the box can make the referee call a foul.
Steven Gerrard’s slip did not cost Liverpool the Premier League title said Brendan Rodgers.
Hey! Don’t be sloppy on your pass!
slow down (〜の)スピードを落とす
N’golo Kante may be the only man who can slow down Leonel Messi.
slow starter エンジンがかかるのが遅い選手, チーム
For some reasons, the champion team was being a slow starter this season.
slump 不調, スランプ
Is Cristiano Ronaldo’s slump in La Liga the beginning of his gradual decline?
smart ball 賢いパス
What a smart ball from Santi Cazorla to Giroud! And he scores!
smash 〜を強打する, 〜を倒す
Don’t worry. Chelsea is gonna smash Barcelona again.
snatch a point 勝ち点1を掴み取る
/snætʃ ə pɔɪnt/
Full-time: Spurs somehow snatch a point in an unbelievable game at Anfield.
so far 今のところ
Manchester United have struggled to create a chance so far in the first half.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish says there is superstition behind his low socks.
solid 手堅い, 堅実な
A solid performance from New Castle earns a deserved first point of the season!
solo goal 独走ゴール
Son Heung Min’s superb solo goal against Burnley has won the goal of the year.
sore muscles 筋肉痛
After the intense workout, everyone in the team had sore muscles.
spatial awareness 空間認知
What made Özil special is that he had both the spatial awareness and final ball.
spectator 観衆, 観客
Spurs have been charged after a spectator ran on the pitch during their Champions League win.
Oh! Just out of nothing! What a spectacular strike!
A study has found Gareth Bale to be the world’s quickest player according to his maximum recorded speed.
spill the ball ボールをこぼす
/spɪl ðə bɔːl/
What a mistake! Gianluigi Donnarumma spills the ball into his own net!
spin 回転, 〜を回転させる
Dybala takes the free kick! And it’s in! The spin on that ball was so lovely!
spin towards A Ａに向かって回転する
Luckliy, the ball was spinning towards me, so it was an easy tap-in.
The star player spat on opponent and received yellow card after their 2-0 loss.
sprinkle water 水を撒く
It’s normal to sprinkle water on the pitch before a football match.
Shinji Kagawa puts Japan ahead from the spot after Carlos Sanchez is sent off for a deliberate handball!
sprain 〜を捻る, 挫く
PSG confirmed Kylian Mbappe will be out for three weeks with an ankle sprain.
spread 〜を広げる, 広がる
After having a pre-match huddle, the players spread out onto the field.
spread one’s body 体を広げる
/spred wʌnz ˈbɒdi/
Be brave and spread your body! Never give up on making a save!
sprint ダッシュ, 短距離
Is there anyone quicker than Adama Traore? Watch his unbelievable sprints!
squad チーム, 編隊
Thomas Tuchel announces Kylian Mbappe will be in PSG’s squad to play Atalanta.
square pass 横パス
Square and back passes are not your first choice! Let’s play more attacking and direct football!
square the ball 横パスをする
/skweə(r) ðə bɔːl/
Messi was really unselfish to square the ball to Suarez just in front of the goal.
When you’re defending, it’s important to squeeze in order to cover space inside.
Spurs players improve under Pochettino while other teams stagnate.
Modric is such a wonderful player! Tremendous energy and stamina for his age!
stamp 〜を踏みつける, 踏みつけ
It was lucky that Gareth Bale wasn’t sent off for the stamp on Umtiti’s calf.
Here’s the reason why Cristiano Ronaldo does his trademark stance before taking free-kicks.
stand in front of A Ａの前に立つ
/stænd ɪn frʌnt əv/
Virgil Van Dijk was standing in front of the ball to stop quick restart.
standing 順位表, 勝敗表
You can check the current table standing of the English Premier League online.
standing foot 軸足
Many players tried to mimick the position and angle of David Beckham’s standing foot.
standing ovation 大喝采, スタンディングオベーション
Ronaldinho received a standing ovation from Real Madrid supporter.
starting Ⅺ スターティングメンバー
This is our starting XI! Remember tonight is the biggest night of the season!
stay down 倒れたままでいる
Van Persie stayed down on the ground after he had heavy contact with the goalkeeper.
stay on one’s feet 飛び込まずに対応する
/steɪ ɒn wʌnz fiːt/
Don’t be easy! Stay on your feet!
step inside 中へ切り込む
Isco stepped inside from left to the middle to find room for a shot.
step out 避ける, (その場を少し)離れる
Hey! That’s not your ball! Step out!
step down (監督などが)退任する
Now, Mauricio Pochettino stepped down. Who do Tottenham fans want as their next manager?
step over またぎフェイント
At the age of 10, Jesse Lingard was given a step-over tutorial by Cristiano Ronaldo.
step up (ＰＫを蹴るために)歩を進める
Schweinsteiger slowly steps up to take the penalty kick. Can he make it?
stick to A Ａにこだわる
We were able to stick to our game plan. That’s why we could win tonight.
stop 〜を止める, 止まる
Chiellini: The only way to stop Messi is to pray.
stoppage time 終了間際の時間, アディショナルタイム
Lazio seal a Super Coppa Italiana win with a wonderful free-kick deep into stoppage time!
straight into the goal ゴールへ真っ直ぐ
/streɪt ˈɪntə ðə ɡəʊl/
It’s a supurb strike! Straight into the goal! No chance for the goalkeeper!
straight red 1発レッドカード
Bernardo Silva received a straight red card and a suspension for 3 matches.
The game strategy told by Sir Alex Ferguson was to press high and get round them.
strength 強み, 強さ
Marcelo Bielsa: Aston Villa has a team with very significant offensive strength.
stress fracture 疲労骨折
Breaking News: Marcus Rashford is thought to have a double stress fracture in his back.
stretch 〜を伸ばす, ストレッチ
Dynamic stretching can prepare your body for a workout by helping to loosen and warm up your muscles.
Taller footballers have a wider stride. So, it’s harder to control the ball on their feet.
strike the ball ボールを強く打つ
/straɪk ðə bɔːl/
Keep in mind that professional footballers strike the ball with the force.
striker ストライカー, 点取り屋
Did you watch Modric’s volley? It was like he was telling how to strike the ball in the air.
Only few players are strong both physically and mentally.
stud(s) スタッド, スパイク裏のポイント
It was a horrific challenge! Studs were completely shown to him!
Cavani stumbled near the box because the opponent tried to trip him from behind.
Kevin De Bruyne’s stunner against Norwich wins Goal of the Month for July!
style スタイル, プレー方法
When Fulham realise that they have to adopt a defensive style if they want to stay in the Premier League.
substitute 控え選手, 〜を入れ替える
Lucas Vázquez talks with honesty about his secondary, substitute’s role at Madrid.
Mourinho makes a double substitution on 65 mins. Wiilian on for Schurrle and Mikel on for Lampard.
successor 後継者, 後任者
Xavi gave his thoughts on the Messi-Ronaldo comparison and their successor.
super sub スーパーサブ
Super-sub Mario Gotze hits late winner for Bundesliga champions! What a moment!
Arsenal’s first goal was created by superb teamwork, improvisation and technique!
support from A Ａからのサポート
Harry Kane was looking for a support from midfielders. But it was too late.
David Luiz: We can see now how boring football is without fans.
Neymar will only be sidelined for a month and will not need surgery after picking up an ankle injury.
It was interesting to see half of the opposition players surround Lionel Messi in a tight area.
Jose Mourinho given one-match stadium suspension and fined £40,000.
swap positions 〜のポジションを入れ替える
The commentator said Lacazette and Aubameyang should swap positions.
If David Beckham handed you his sweaty shirt, would you take it?
sweep away (危険なエリアからボール)を取り除く
Varane immediatly swept away the ball blocked by Navas.
I can’t believe it! How did Toni Kroos generate the swerve with incredible precision!
When the full-back got the ball, probably Pogba was thinking to switch from left to right.
system 選手配置, システム
Sheffield United have used the same 3-5-2 system for the last 137 games. Consistent.