To host

hostWhen a team plays at home we say that this team hosts the game: One team hosts another team. We can also use the word ‘host‘ as a noun to describe the team playing at home, for example, the hosts attacked from the start of the game. To host/the hosts.
  • Example: The hosts outplayed the away team throughout the game.
  • Example: Tottenham host Sunderland in this weekend’s fixtures..

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