Football Language: Bore draw
We all know that when neither team wins a game we use the word ‘draw‘ and this could be a scoreless (0-0) draw or a high-scoring draw, for example, 3-3. Sometimes both teams can cancel each other out in a game as it is hard to break down the defences. Both teams may be happy with a point so will not risk too much – they do not want to lose – and these types of games have little or no action in them which make them dull for the fans to watch and in this case they are sometimes called ‘bore draws‘.
- Example: Middlesbrough and Leicester City played out a ‘bore draw‘ at the start of January.
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