AETIn this week’s football phrase we talk about the phrase after extra time. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below and listening to the audio, while you can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here.

After Extra Time (AET)

In cup matches after extra time (aet) refers to a result that comes when a game goes into extra time. Many two leg ties see the teams tied, for example after two games the score is 2-2. In this situation, the game goes into extra time, two 15-minute halves, to see if any team can break the deadlock by getting a winning score. The result after this period of play is called after extra time.

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  • What does “find” mean in this context?

    SAVE! Big save from Courtois to keep out a strike from Jesus after the City forward had worked some space inside the Madrid box before attempting to find the back of the net.

    83 min GOAL! De Bruyne find the bottom corner to send the visitors 2-1 ahead.

    • To find the back of the net means to score, while to find the bottom corner also means to score a goal but this expression has more information about where the ball entered the goal – in the bottom/top/left/right corner

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