This phrase is connected to counter-attacking football. The phrase sucker punch originally comes from boxing and means to hit or punch someone when their guard is down: when they are not ready. In football a sucker punch means a goal that is scored when the other team wasn’t prepared: they give an easy goal away.
What does the verb ‘to rubbish’ mean? This week’s English for football phrase explains the phrase ‘to rubbish reports’
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression,which is becoming a bit of a cliche, ‘unplayable’.
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression ‘to cut inside’.
What does the expression ‘hot favourites’ mean? This week’s English for football phrase looks at the word ‘favourites’
What does the verb ‘to net’ mean?