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Weekly Football Phrase: Rich Vein of Form

Rich Vein of Form

Rich Vein of FormWhat is the meaning of the phrase ‘Rich Vein of Form’ in football?

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Rich Vein of Form

This phrase is used to describe how well a player or a team is playing. If a team has won many games and played well we say that they are in good form or they are in a rich vein of form which suggests this good form has been going for a while. Teams that have won many successive matches or players that have scored in consecutive games or consistently playing well are said to be in a rich vein of form. Rich vein of form

  • Example: Juventus have won 14 games in a row in Serie A – they are in a rich vein of form going in to the big game against Napoli this weekend.
  • Example: The striker was in a very rich vein of form after scoring in five successive matches.

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