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This Week: Caught Napping

This Week: Caught Napping

Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of football action for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Rich, Laura and Jack talk about the latest action from the Premier League and have lots of football English for you to learn.

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This Week: Caught Napping

Laura: Hello my name’s Laura and welcome to our weekly round-up section called ‘This Week’ on Premier Skills English. 

Jack: Hi there. I’m Jack. We’ve got lots of interesting words and phrases to help you talk about football in English.

Rich: My name’s Rich. If you want to listen and read at the same time we have a transcript of this podcast on the Premier Skills English website.

Laura: This week we focus on the Manchester Derby, the battle at the top of the Women’s Super League and a superb performance from Harry Kane.

Jack: We’re going to look at three headlines from the weekend’s action and look at some words and phrases connected to those headlines. 

Rich: We want you to use and practise these words and phrases by interacting with Premier League fans from around the world in our comments section.

Laura: If you listen to us on Apple Podcasts, you can leave your comments in the review section. We do read all the reviews and would love to hear from you.

Jack: You can find all our latest content on the Premier Skills English homepage or the Premier Skills-British Council Facebook page. 

Rich: The words and phrases we are looking at this week are: neighbours, to be caught napping, late on, on target, a tap-in and a fabulous first-time curler.

Laura: Later on we’ll also have a language challenge for you to have a go at so you need to be ready for that.

Headline 1

Jack: United beat City to win the Manchester Derby.

Laura: Manchester United ended Manchester City’s record winning run as they beat their neighbours by two goals to nil at the Eithad. The goals arrived at the beginning of each half. Anthony Martial won a penalty after only thirty seconds and Bruno Fernandes scored the spot-kick. City were caught napping again at the start of the second half when Luke Shaw beat Ederson from the edge of the penalty area.

Rich: It’s always good to win a derby match and even better when you end your rivals’ long winning run.

Jack: Yes, it was a good performance and does that victory open up the title race again?

Laura: Maybe it does but City still have a very big lead at the top.

Rich: OK, let’s look at some language from our first headline. You probably know what a derby match is. It’s a match between teams from the same city or region.

Jack: We were talking about the Manchester Derby. When we talk about derby matches we often use two words - local and neighbours.

Laura: I said that United beat their neighbours by two goals to nil.

Rich: A neighbour is someone who lives next to you or near you so we often talk about football clubs from the same city as neighbours.

Jack: The other word you often hear which is connected to this is local. If something is local it is connected to the place you are talking about or where you live.

Laura: I can talk about my local school, local shops or local community - all the things that are near where I live.

Rich: When we talk about a derby match we often hear the term local rivals. Manchester City and Manchester United are local rivals - both teams are from the same area.

Jack: Let’s look at an idiom that Laura used in the headline. She said that City were caught napping at the start of the second half.

Laura: To be caught napping means to be surprised by an opponent often when you are not prepared. You are still half-asleep. You are napping - a nap is a short sleep.

Rich: It’s often used when a team score at the beginning of a half or the beginning of a match.

Jack: So City were actually caught napping twice. Once in the first half and once in the second. Let’s move on to our second headline.

Headline 2 

Laura: Changing places at the top.

Rich: Manchester City went back to the top of the Women’s Super League on Sunday afternoon when Keira Walsh scored the only goal of the game late on against Everton. However, Chelsea reclaimed top spot a few hours later when the Blues beat West Ham 2-0. Sam Kerr and Beth England were on target in that one.

Jack: The battle for the Women’s Super League looks like it's going to down to the wire.

Laura: That’s a nice phrase: to go down to the wire. It’s another idiom and it is used to describe something that won't be decided until the last possible moment.

Rich: Chelsea play Manchester City at the end of April - that’ll be the crunch match. I’m sure.

Jack: Let’s look at some more language. Rich said that City scored late on against Everton. This is an informal way of saying at a late stage in a match.

Laura: We often hear things like: the team scored a fourth late on or had a player sent off late on. It usually refers to the last ten minutes of a game.

Rich: In the Chelsea match, I said that Sam Kerr and Beth England were both on target.

Jack: On target refers to shots at goal. During a match, a team might have six shots on target and four shots off target for example.

Laura: However, we can also use the phrase to describe goals that have been scored. Sam Kerr and Beth England were both on target in the match against West Ham - they both scored.

Rich: Let’s move on to our final headline.

Headline 3

Rich: Spurs Kane Palace.

Jack: Harry Kane was the star of the show as Tottenham beat Palace 4-1 to move up to sixth - just two points off a Champions League spot. Harry Kane set up two goals for Gareth Bale - a tap-in and a close-range header. Kane then scored a double himself. The first was a fabulous first-time curler into the top corner and the second a header. 

Laura: Spurs were very impressive. I have a little fact for you from this game. Son Heung-min set up Harry Kane’s second goal and that’s the fourteenth time the pair have set up each other this season - a Premier League record.

Rich: And Gareth Bale seems to be coming into form, too. OK, let’s look at some language. We described Bale’s first goal as a tap-in. This is the easiest kind of goal you can score.

Jack: Tap-ins are from very close to the goal and usually a cross has taken the goalkeeper out of the game so there is an empty goal, too. You just have to shoot softly - tap - the ball into the net - usually with the side of your foot.

Laura: The second phrase I want to look at describes a very different type of goal. Jack described Harry Kane’s first goal as a fabulous first-time curler.

Rich: Here we use three words to describe a goal. The first gives our opinion - it was a good goal so we want an adjective that means very good. We used fabulous because it begins with the same letter as the next word - first-time but we could have said fantastic, brilliant, marvellous, superb and so on.

Jack: The next word first-time describes the type of shot: a first-time shot. It means that Kane hit the ball first-time. He didn’t stop the ball to control it. He shot as soon as the ball arrived at his feet.

Laura: And then the noun was curler - this describes a long-range shot that looks like it may be going wide but curves or curls in the air back towards the goal.

Rich: Harry Kane scored with a fabulous first-time curler.

Jack: OK. We’ve looked at three stories and lots of vocabulary in our headlines. The words and phrases we’ve looked at were: neighbours, to be caught napping, late on, on target, a tap-in and a fabulous first-time curler.

Laura: Listen to the headlines again to hear these words and phrases in context and don’t forget to look at the website for the transcript if you want to check your understanding of this vocabulary.

Headlines - Repeat
Prediction

Jack: In our prediction last week Rich thought Manchester City would beat Manchester United 2-0 but United won 2-0.

Rich: Yes, it was a bit of a surprise although United are on a long unbeaten run away from home.

Laura: It wasn’t that much of a surprise I said that United were going to win.

Jack: That’s why you’re going to do the prediction this week. In fact, we’re all going to make a prediction and our listeners have to decide who they agree with.

Laura: This week we’re going to talk about another local derby. The North London Derby between near neighbours Arsenal and Spurs. Tottenham have won their last three matches while Arsenal’s form is a little more up and down although they have been better recently, too. I think it’ll be close like all derby matches and it’ll finish all-square. Final score: Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham

Rich: A draw. The safe result but I think Tottenham will win again. Spurs 2-1 Arsenal.

Jack: You’ve got to back your team, haven’t you? Two-nil to the Gunners.

Laura: What do you think the score will be? Do you agree with me, Rich or Jack?

Rich: We want all of you to make your predictions for this match and all the Premier League fixtures which you can find on the Premier Skills English website.

Language Challenge

Jack: To finish up the show we’ve got a quick language challenge connected to this week’s vocabulary.

Rich: Earlier we spoke about the idiom to be caught napping. We’re going to give you three more sentences which include idioms with the word catch. Do you know the missing words?

Laura: The robbers were caught _________ when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

Rich: The keeper was caught ____ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

Jack: The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ______ a cold!

Laura: We want you to write the answers on the Premier Skills English website where we have some more questions and activities connected to this week’s show.

Jack: Or write your answer on Apple Podcasts if that’s where you listen to us. Just write the answers in the review section and say hi.

Rich: Before we finish we just wanted to say that we hope you found this lesson useful and we hope all of you stay fit and healthy.

Laura: Bye for now and enjoy your football.

Headlines

United beat City to win the Manchester Derby

United's second goalscorer, Luke Shaw, is in the middle of the huddle somewhere.

Manchester United ended Manchester City’s record winning run as they beat their neighbours by two goals to nil at the Eithad. The goals arrived at the beginning of each half. Anthony Martial won a penalty after only thirty seconds and Bruno Fernandes scored the spot-kick. City were caught napping again at the start of the second half when Luke Shaw beat Ederson from the edge of the penalty area.

Headlines

Changing places at the top

Manchester City celebrate their winning goal against Everton.

Manchester City went back to the top of the Women’s Super League on Sunday afternoon when Keira Walsh scored the only goal of the game late on against Everton. However, Chelsea reclaimed top spot a few hours later when the Blues beat West Ham 2-0. Sam Kerr and Beth England were on target in that one.

Headlines

Spurs Kane Palace

Harry Kane scored twice and set up two more in Tottenham's 4-1 win.

Harry Kane was the star of the show as Tottenham beat Palace 4-1 to move up to sixth - just two points off a Champions League spot. Harry Kane set up two goals for Gareth Bale - a tap-in and a close-range header. Kane then scored a double himself. The first was a fabulous first-time curler into the top corner and the second a header. 

Vocabulary Alert

Language in the headlines

Fulham won 1-0 at Liverpool.

We looked at six words and phrases in our headlines that you can learn to improve your English. Take a look at the phrases in bold. Do you understand what they mean?

United beat their neighbours by two goals to nil. 

City were caught napping again at the start of the second half.

Keira Walsh scored the only goal of the game late on.

Sam Kerr and Beth England were on target for Chelsea.

Harry Kane set up two goals for Gareth Bale - a tap-in and a close-range header. 

Kane's first was a fabulous first-time curler into the top corner and the second a header. 

Prediction

Premier League Prediction: Arsenal v Tottenham

Jack is hoping for an Arsenal win against Tottenham this weekend.

Rich thinks Manchester City will beat United in the Manchester Derby on Sunday. Laura and Jack have made different predictions. What do you think will happen in this match and all of this weekend's Premier League fixtures?

Matchweek 27

Fixtures

Arsenal v Tottenham

Leicester City v Sheffield United

Newcastle v Aston Villa

Manchester United v West Ham

Leeds v Chelsea

Fulham v Manchester City

Southampton v Brighton

Crystal Palace v West Brom

Everton v Burnley

Wolves v Liverpool

Language Challenge

Daniel Amartey got a winner late on for Leicester at Brighton.

Jack, Laura and Rich set you a language challenge. In the podcast, we said that Manchester City were caught napping. Here are three more sentences that use phrases with catch. Can you guess the missing words?

The robbers were caught _________ when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught ____ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ______ a cold!

Write the correct answer in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

Discuss

Talk about the headlines

Bruno Fernandes scored the first goal in Manchester United's win against their local rivals.

Jack, Laura and Rich looked at three stories in the news and some vocabulary that might be new to you. Now it's your turn! Have a look at the questions and write your answers in the comments section below.

  1. Who scored late on at the weekend?
  2. Who was on target for Tottenham?
  3. Who scored with a tap-in at the weekend?
  4. What are your Premier League predictions?
  5. Can you do our language challenge?

Write your comments and answers in the section below.

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Rich's picture
Rich
17/03/2021
ES
517
points

Hi everyone,

The answers to our language challenge were:

The robbers were caught RED-HANDED when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught OUT when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t CATCH a cold!

There were also other possible answers :)

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
17/03/2021 08:06
Spain
Liverpool
517

Hi everyone,

The answers to our language challenge were:

The robbers were caught RED-HANDED when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught OUT when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t CATCH a cold!

There were also other possible answers :)

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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elghoul
15/03/2021
DZ
3988
points

The robbers were caught ** *** *** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught __blind__ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ___had caught___ a cold!


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elghoul
15/03/2021 15:37
Algeria
Manchester City
3988

The robbers were caught ** *** *** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught __blind__ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ___had caught___ a cold!

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
12/03/2021
UA
5796
points

The robbers were caught ** *** *** / *** ****** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
12/03/2021 10:20
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

The robbers were caught ** *** *** / *** ****** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

Rich's picture
Rich
12/03/2021
ES
517
points

Both of these answers work for me :)


Rich's picture
Rich
12/03/2021 11:11
Spain
Liverpool
517

Both of these answers work for me :)

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
13/03/2021
UA
5796
points

Then I'm a true Gemini. :-) I may sometimes even have two right answers.

Btw, we definitely should win against Arsenal to Jack's displeasure.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
13/03/2021 04:01
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

Then I'm a true Gemini. :-) I may sometimes even have two right answers.

Btw, we definitely should win against Arsenal to Jack's displeasure.

Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021
GB
-7975
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Hello it’s me


Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021 11:32
United Kingdom
Manchester United
-7975

Hello it’s me

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mobeckham
11/03/2021
TR
5797
points

Language Challenge :

The robbers were caught ( robbing or looting ) when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught ******* when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!


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mobeckham
11/03/2021 10:58
Turkey
Manchester United
5797

Language Challenge :

The robbers were caught ( robbing or looting ) when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught ******* when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!

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mobeckham
11/03/2021
TR
5797
points

Gameweek 28 Predictions :

Arsenal 1-3 Tottenham
Leicester City 2-0 Sheffield United
Newcastle 0-1 Aston Villa
Manchester United 2-2 West Ham
Leeds 3-0 Chelsea
Fulham 1-3 Manchester City
Southampton 1-1 Brighton
Crystal Palace 0-0 West Brom
Everton 1-0 Burnley
Wolves 0-2 Liverpool


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mobeckham
11/03/2021 10:50
Turkey
Manchester United
5797

Gameweek 28 Predictions :

Arsenal 1-3 Tottenham
Leicester City 2-0 Sheffield United
Newcastle 0-1 Aston Villa
Manchester United 2-2 West Ham
Leeds 3-0 Chelsea
Fulham 1-3 Manchester City
Southampton 1-1 Brighton
Crystal Palace 0-0 West Brom
Everton 1-0 Burnley
Wolves 0-2 Liverpool

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mobeckham
11/03/2021
TR
5797
points

1. Manchester City scored late on against Everton to go on top for a few hours in the Women’s Super League before Chelsea reclaim their position again.

2. Gareth Bale and Harry Kane were on target for Spurs last weekend whereas Harry Kane was the star of the show.

3. Gareth Bale scored a tap-in at the weekend after it was set up for him by Kane who is on top of his form.


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mobeckham
11/03/2021 10:46
Turkey
Manchester United
5797

1. Manchester City scored late on against Everton to go on top for a few hours in the Women’s Super League before Chelsea reclaim their position again.

2. Gareth Bale and Harry Kane were on target for Spurs last weekend whereas Harry Kane was the star of the show.

3. Gareth Bale scored a tap-in at the weekend after it was set up for him by Kane who is on top of his form.

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021
UA
5796
points

Wolves 1 - 2 Liverpool


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021 03:03
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

Wolves 1 - 2 Liverpool

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021
UA
5796
points

Arsenal 0 - 1 Tottenham

Leicester City 2 - 0 Sheffield United

Newcastle 0 - 0 Aston Villa

Manchester United 2 - 2 West Ham

Leeds 1 - 3 Chelsea

Fulham 1 - 1 Manchester City

Southampton 0 - 0 Brighton

Crystal Palace 3 - 1 West Brom

Everton 1 - 1 Burnley

 


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Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021 03:03
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

Arsenal 0 - 1 Tottenham

Leicester City 2 - 0 Sheffield United

Newcastle 0 - 0 Aston Villa

Manchester United 2 - 2 West Ham

Leeds 1 - 3 Chelsea

Fulham 1 - 1 Manchester City

Southampton 0 - 0 Brighton

Crystal Palace 3 - 1 West Brom

Everton 1 - 1 Burnley

 

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021
UA
5796
points

The keeper was caught ** ******** when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021 02:59
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

The keeper was caught ** ******** when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021
UA
5796
points

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t **** ***** a cold!


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021 02:55
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t **** ***** a cold!

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021
UA
5796
points

The robbers were caught stealing when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
11/03/2021 02:54
Ukraine
Liverpool
5796

The robbers were caught stealing when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

pavao.22
10/03/2021
PL
13
points

The robbers were caught ** *** *** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught ____ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net. - I have no idea...

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!

My prediction: Arsenal 2:2 Tott'ham


pavao.22
10/03/2021 07:12
Poland
Tottenham Hotspur
13

The robbers were caught ** *** *** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught ____ when the cross blew right over his head and into the net. - I have no idea...

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!

My prediction: Arsenal 2:2 Tott'ham

Rich's picture
Rich
10/03/2021
ES
517
points

Hi Pavao.22

Your first answer wasn't the one we were looking for but it fits perfectly!

The second one is tricky but the answer is actually quite simple!

All the best,

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
10/03/2021 08:23
Spain
Liverpool
517

Hi Pavao.22

Your first answer wasn't the one we were looking for but it fits perfectly!

The second one is tricky but the answer is actually quite simple!

All the best,

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Vic
09/03/2021
MX
544
points

Arsenal 0-1 Tottenham

Leicester City 2-1 Sheffield United

Newcastle 0-1Aston Villa

Manchester United 4-1West Ham

Leeds 1-2Chelsea

Fulham 1-4 Manchester City

Southampton 0-0 Brighton

Crystal Palace 1-1 West Brom

Everton 3-1 Burnley

Wolves 1-0 Liverpool


Vic
09/03/2021 22:58
Mexico
Liverpool
544

Arsenal 0-1 Tottenham

Leicester City 2-1 Sheffield United

Newcastle 0-1Aston Villa

Manchester United 4-1West Ham

Leeds 1-2Chelsea

Fulham 1-4 Manchester City

Southampton 0-0 Brighton

Crystal Palace 1-1 West Brom

Everton 3-1 Burnley

Wolves 1-0 Liverpool

Vic
09/03/2021
MX
544
points

1. Keira Walsh
2. Sam Kerr and Beth England
3. Harry Kane
4. Liverpool lose again...


Vic
09/03/2021 22:57
Mexico
Liverpool
544

1. Keira Walsh
2. Sam Kerr and Beth England
3. Harry Kane
4. Liverpool lose again...

Vic
09/03/2021
MX
544
points

The robbers were caught nappy when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught napped when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t take a cold


Vic
09/03/2021 22:50
Mexico
Liverpool
544

The robbers were caught nappy when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.

The keeper was caught napped when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.

The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t take a cold

hsn
08/03/2021
TR
2012
points

1. Who scored late on at the weekend? KEIRA WALSH-(M.UNITED)

2. Who was on target for Tottenham? SAM KERR (CHELSEA) AND BETH ENGLAND (CHELSEA)

3. Who scored with a tap-in at the weekend? GARETH BALE -TOTTENHAM

4. What are your Premier League predictions? ARSENAL(1) TOTTENHAM (2)

5. Can you do our language challenge?

The robbers were caught *** ****** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.
The keeper was caught IN THE CRUNCH or UNAWARE when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.
The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!

PHRASES;

• This team’s players was getting warm up on the pitch after kick-off-:) They caught napping when the opponent team scored in a very short time.

• The discussions looks like going down to the wire. There is no hope but it can be resulted with a profitable contract.

• I always describe tap-in goals like a pesky goal. It mustn't be so easy to score.This kind of goals don't have worth.


hsn
08/03/2021 18:59
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
2012

1. Who scored late on at the weekend? KEIRA WALSH-(M.UNITED)

2. Who was on target for Tottenham? SAM KERR (CHELSEA) AND BETH ENGLAND (CHELSEA)

3. Who scored with a tap-in at the weekend? GARETH BALE -TOTTENHAM

4. What are your Premier League predictions? ARSENAL(1) TOTTENHAM (2)

5. Can you do our language challenge?

The robbers were caught *** ****** when they bumped into a police officer as they ran out of the bank.
The keeper was caught IN THE CRUNCH or UNAWARE when the cross blew right over his head and into the net.
The keeper’s been awful today. He couldn’t ***** a cold!

PHRASES;

• This team’s players was getting warm up on the pitch after kick-off-:) They caught napping when the opponent team scored in a very short time.

• The discussions looks like going down to the wire. There is no hope but it can be resulted with a profitable contract.

• I always describe tap-in goals like a pesky goal. It mustn't be so easy to score.This kind of goals don't have worth.

Jembot
08/03/2021
ID
9
points

Hello. What does "ask questiions" mean in this context?

Chelsea continue to try to ask questions of this City defence. They have scored eight goals from corners this season, and have another chance now but Ruben Dias rises to head clear.


Jembot
08/03/2021 18:05
Indonesia
Manchester United
9

Hello. What does "ask questiions" mean in this context?

Chelsea continue to try to ask questions of this City defence. They have scored eight goals from corners this season, and have another chance now but Ruben Dias rises to head clear.

Rich's picture
Rich
08/03/2021
ES
517
points

Hi Jembot

When a team asks questions of an opponent's defence they are attacking a lot and causing problems for an opponent. In the example you give, Chelsea are on the attack again and causing problems for the City defence.

Hope that helps!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
08/03/2021 22:15
Spain
Liverpool
517

Hi Jembot

When a team asks questions of an opponent's defence they are attacking a lot and causing problems for an opponent. In the example you give, Chelsea are on the attack again and causing problems for the City defence.

Hope that helps!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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Yoshichika
08/03/2021
JP
73
points

Hi all,
My prediction is
# Arsenal 0 - 2 Tottenham

Thanks!!


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Yoshichika
08/03/2021 14:57
Japan
Liverpool
73

Hi all,
My prediction is
# Arsenal 0 - 2 Tottenham

Thanks!!

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5Albania20480
6Brazil19260
7Macedonia19063
8Bosnia and Herzegovina16268
9Vietnam15765
10Turkey14337
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United126252
2Liverpool94969
3Chelsea79888
4Arsenal74443
5Manchester City46398
6Tottenham Hotspur12906
7Leicester City12139
8Newcastle United10031
9Leeds United5350
10West Ham United5142

Level

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

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