Game of cat and mouse
What is the meaning of the phrase "game of cat anf mouse?"
England ended their group stage games at the FIFA U17 World Cup with a narrow defeat against Brazil, but still progress to the knock-out stages as group leaders.
The Young Lions already knew they were through to the knock-out stages after winning their first two games against New Caledonia and Iran, but still had to face a Brazilian team who needed a victory to seal their own progress.
And it led to a thrilling first half in Jakarta, with both teams playing at a high tempo and looking to attack in what turned out to be a real game of cat and mouse.
A cat and mouse game would suggest that both teams were being very cagey and waiting to see if the other side made a mistake before attacking. So, I think the report may have got this wrong - if the game was so attacking then I am not sure we would say it was 'cat and mouse' - maybe 'end-to-end'?