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Football Language Podcast: Spurs vs Liverpool in Madrid

Spurs vs Liverpool in Madrid Learn English Through Football Podcast – Spurs vs Liverpool in Madrid: On this week’s football-language podcast, we look back at an amazing week of football which saw amazing comebacks in the two Champions League semi-finals. There was a late winner for Manchester City in the Premier League and victories for two London sides in the Europa League semi-finals. We look ahead to the final day’s games and predict where the 2018-19 Premier League title ends up in our predictions competition. We also review some of the language from that amazing week of football with a football-language question and an explanation of a football expression connecetd to a type of shot.

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DF: You are listening to’s football-language podcast. Hello everyone and welcome to the podcast for all those who love the beautiful game of football and for those who are aiming to improve their English language skills. My name’s Damian and I’m in London where the weather is sunny with clear skies – perfect day for a title decider! What an amazing week of football! Last-minute winners, comebacks, screamers, shocks and penalty shoot-outs. We will, of course, cover all of those stories in this week’s show. Now, hopefully Damon is down the line in Tokyo. Damon, how are things?

DB: All good over here in a sunny Tokyo, Damian. What a week of football! I watched the semis of the Champions League – Liverpool’s game four times so far! Spurs vs Liverpool in Madrid! Wow! How about you?To see the rest of this transcript, please think about become a patron at

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