(to/an) Attack

Rather than protecting the goal this means to try to score a goal; always looking to score.

Example: Tottenham have always been regarded as being a team that likes to attack and under their new manager it looks as if this philosophy will continue.

  • Brazil launched attack after attack but were unable to break down Mexico in the Olympic final
  • Arsenal only played with one man in attack

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