(to) Assist/ (an) Assist

This is a pass or move that leads to a scoring opportunity. To assist another player means to create or to set up a goal for this player.

  • Example: Not only did Cristiano Ronaldo score more than 40 goals last season he also had more than 10 assists for his team mates.
  • Example: Harry Kane has created 13 assists in this season’s Premier League in addition to his 19 goals.

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