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rest (verb)


  1. With [United manager Sir Alex Ferguson]COACH resting [many of his top players]PLAYER ahead of a busy Christmas schedule, the visitors fielded a 4-4-1-1 formation spearheaded by David Bellion but short of first-team stars. [1077231 / p3]
  2. [Juventus]TEAM, meanwhile, had the luxury of resting [regulars Alessandro Del Piero and Fabio Cannavaro]PLAYER as the Turin side had already ensured themselves a first-place finish thanks to those four previous victories. [1077213 / p2]
  3. [PSG coach Vahid Halihodzic]COACH recalled Portugal striker Pauleta to the starting lineup after resting [him]PLAYER [for two Ligue 1 games]MATCH to face a Porto team that included two of the forward's current international colleagues, Maniche and Costinha. [1077192 / p3]
  4. [Alvaro Recoba and Edgar Davids]PLAYER were rested ahead of the weekend Milan derby. [1081505 / p3]
  5. [Roberto Carlos and Raúl González]PLAYER were rested [for Sunday's draw with Villarreal CF]MATCH , but both returned as Madrid coach Mariano García Remón fielded his full firmament of stars. [1077228 / p4]
  6. The home side's coach Frantisek Komnacký changed his usual starting lineup in five places as [he]COACH rested [his most experienced players]PLAYER for the domestic campaign - and it made a huge difference. [79351 / p2]
  7. Panathinaikos coach Zdenek Šcasný's squad was effectively at full strength after midfield player Angelos Basinas had shrugged off a groin strain to start, and [he]COACH chose to rest [Michalis Konstantinou, Rudolf Skácel and René Henriksen]PLAYER. [1077233 / p4]

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COACH [Coach] MATCH [Match] PLAYER [Player] TEAM [Team]

resting United manager Sir Alex F...many of his top players
had the luxury of resting regulars Alessandro Del P...Juventus
resting PSG coach Vahid Halihodzi...for two Ligue 1 gameshim
were rested Alvaro Recoba and Edgar D...
were rested for Sunday's draw with Vi...Roberto Carlos and Raúl G...
rested hehis most experienced play...
chose to rest heMichalis Konstantinou, Ru...