(to be) In the bag

The game or title appears to be safe; the result of the game does not appear to be in danger.
  • Example: The game looked to be in the bag until Riise scored the own goal in the 94th minute against Chelsea.
  • Example: The title was in the bag after City beat United in the penultimate game of the season

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Football GlossaryEpisode 379