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open_the_scoring (idiomatic expression)


  1. [Kovac]SCORER opened the scoring on 39 minutes when he got on the end of an excellent right-wing cross from Darijo Srna, who dazzled down the flank for Croatia throughout the match. [75398 / p3]
  2. [Zvominir Vukic]SCORER opened the scoring in the first meeting of these nations and Nenad Jestrovic added two more as the visitors made their class tell in a high tempo game with an impressive array of short passing. [75355 / p2]
  3. [Andrei Kariaka]SCORER opened the scoring in front of a capacity 28,000 at the Kuban stadium on 25 minutes, and then set up goals for Marat Izmailov and Dmitri Sychev. [75239 / p2]
  4. Yet surprisingly, [Latvia]SCORER_TEAM opened the scoring on just three minutes, Verpakovskis claiming his 15th international goal, volleying home after Valentins Lobanovs had flicked on Jurijs Laizans's corner. [75232 / p5]
  5. [Captain Niko Kranjcar]SCORER set the home team on their way to victory at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, opening the scoring in the fourth minute [with a top-class free-kick from the left]SHOT that expertly found the corner of the net through a crowd of players. [79278 / p3]

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Frame elements

SCORER [Player] SCORER_TEAM [Team] SHOT [Moving_Ball]

opened the scoring Kovac
opened the scoring Zvominir Vukic
opened the scoring Andrei Kariaka
opened the scoring Latvia
opening the scoring Captain Niko Kranjcarwith a top-class free-kic...