2019 Women’s World Cup Language: Sloppy
The USA defeated England 2-1 in the first semi-final on Tuesday in Lyon and though England missed a penalty in the final ten minutes the best team definitely won. The American side were fitter, smarter and more clinical in front of goal while the English side were described as being ‘sloppy‘ both in front of goal and with their passes. To be sloppy means to be careless or casual and when a team is sloppy in front of goal it means that they miss chances, they fail to score. Sloppy passing means that passes to team mates go astray – they do not reach their intended targets. Check out our quiz on the language of passing here.
There are only two games to go and we have a two-horse race at the top with jlacey three points ahead of Aki – these are the only two players that can win the predictions title with only 6 points to play for. Noboby predicted a 0-0 draw between Seden and Holland though Domestic Treble did get 1 pojnt for the 1-1 predicted score. Lots of players did predict a US 2-1 victory over England including Deryk, Fugesi, Okawara, Jon and leader jlacey. There are two games left so don’t forget to enter your scores before they take place! Saturday England take on Sweden to see which team finishes third while on Sunday the holders USA face first-time finalists the Netherlands in Lyon.
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