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latch_on (verb)


  1. However, they saw the more experienced Ukrainians control the early exchanges and take the lead when [Byelik]RECIPIENT - starting in the absence of the injured Andriy Shevchenko - latched on [to a long pass]PASS , shook off two defenders and scored with a precise finish past Yuriy Novikov. [75184 / p3]
  2. The Bundesliga champions started to dominate the game, and were rewarded on the hour as [Klose]RECIPIENT latched on [to a ball into the box by Klasnic]PASS , and fired in from close range. [1077173 / p10]
  3. The Swede drifted in behind Roberto Carlos and Walter Samuel and latched on [to a lofted pass from Zalayeta]PASS before drilling a shot into the chest of goalkeeper Iker Casillas. [1081498 / p4]
  4. [First substitute Idangar]RECIPIENT latched on [to a return pass from Frau]PASS and finished with aplomb before Bergougnoux added another in added time as Sparta depart without victory. [1077232 / p9]
  5. The home side could have doubled their advantage just before half-time when [Trezeguet]RECIPIENT latched on [to a pass from Tudor]RECIPIENT, but after spinning to avoid a Maccabi defender he blazed his shot over the bar from 15 metres. [1077166 / p6]
  6. That close call sparked Basel into life and in the 50th minute the home team almost broke the deadlock, [Giménez]RECIPIENT latching on [to an assist from Carignano]PASS and crashing a half-volley straight at Lodewijks. [79724 / p8]

Semantic relations



Frame elements

PASS [Moving_Ball] RECIPIENT [Player]

latched on to a long passByelik
latched on to a ball into the box by...Klose
latched on to a lofted pass from Zal...
latched on to a return pass from Fra...First substitute Idangar
latched on Trezeguet
latching on to an assist from Carigna...Giménez