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deflection (noun)


  1. The visitors made their next attempt count after 26 minutes, however, as [Totti's free-kick]SHOT took a vicious deflection [off Berbatov]INTERVENING_PLAYER . [1077180 / p6]
  2. The goal Ajax had been threatening finally arrived in the 38th minute, [Tomáš Galásek's shot]SHOT taking a big deflection and leaving Kahn wrong-footed. [1077229 / p6]
  3. After Butt had denied Gerrard, Baroš made no mistake in the 67th minute, latching on to a deflection [off Clemens Fritz]INTERVENING_PLAYER and rifling a low shot beyond the Leverkusen goalkeeper to emphasise the English side's superiority over the two matches. [1081500 / p9]
  4. Joe Cole shook off Schweinsteiger before finding Lampard 25 metres out and, in almost a carbon copy of Cole's goal in the first match, the English international midfield player unleashed [a shot]SHOT that took a deflection [off Lucio]INTERVENING_PLAYER and completely wrong-footed Kahn. [1084884 / p6]
  5. The visitors failed to heed that warning and were made to pay on the stroke of half-time when Dembinski was more fortunate with an identical effort, [his shot]SHOT taking a wicked deflection [off a Ventspils defender]INTERVENING_PLAYER to leave Romanovs with no chance. [79623 / p3]

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took deflection off BerbatovTotti's free-kick
taking deflection Tomáš Galásek's shot
deflection off Clemens Fritz
took deflection off Lucioa shot
taking deflection off a Ventspils defenderhis shot