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strike (noun)


  1. An eighth-minute strike [from Kenneth Perez]SCORER proved decisive as AZ Alkmaar edged past Villarreal CF and into the UEFA Cup semi-finals. [80658 / p1]
  2. [The FC Dinamo Bucuresti midfield player's]SCORER strike gave the home side a two-goal cushion and although Aleksei Eremenko Jr scored an added-time penalty to reduce the deficit for Finland, it was little more than a consolation as Romania held on to take all three points. [75140 / p2]
  3. In the eleventh minute Edgar Manucharyan got behind the Czech defence only to see his fierce shot bounce off the top of the crossbar, and then had a strike disallowed for offside a minute later. [75149 / p3]
  4. [Vratislav Lokvenc's]SCORER strike three minutes from time gave the Czech Republic a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifying Group 1 victory against stubborn Finland in a seven-goal thriller. [75157 / p1]
  5. A second-half strike [from Andriy Voronin]SCORER was enough to seal the win for the Group 2 leaders and move them eight points clear of a Danish team who slipped to down to fourth place after Turkey's win in Georgia today. [75201 / p2]

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SCORER [Player]

strike from Kenneth Perez
strike The FC Dinamo Bucuresti m...
strike Vratislav Lokvenc's
strike from Andriy Voronin