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miss (verb)


A player (PLAYER) or a whole team (TEAM) fails to convert a chance (OPPORTUNITY) into a goal.


  1. In the 50th minute, [Juventus]TEAM missed [a clear chance to double their advantage]OPPORTUNITY when Nedved whipped in a sublime cross that a well-positioned Emerson failed to make contact with in front of Vonk's goal. [1077213 / p7]
  2. [Ieroklis Stoltidis]PLAYER missed [a gilt-edged chance]OPPORTUNITY on 54 minutes, failing to connect with Rivaldo's superb header across goal. [79962 / p7]
  3. FC Basel 1893 held on for a potentially crucial UEFA Cup Group A victory against Ferencvárosi TC, who missed a golden opportunity to earn a share of the spoils at the Ferenc Puskás stadium as [goalkeeper Lajos Szücs]PLAYER missed [an 85th-minute penalty]OPPORTUNITY. [79716 / p1]
  4. However, after missing [several chances]OPPORTUNITY in the opening 70 minutes of the game, [Brugge]TEAM may have felt slightly relieved to come away with such an emphatic victory. [79240 / p2]

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Frame elements

OPPORTUNITY [Opportunity] PLAYER [Player] TEAM [Team]

missed a clear chance to double ...Juventus
missed a gilt-edged chanceIeroklis Stoltidis
missed an 85th-minute penaltygoalkeeper Lajos Szücs
missing several chancesBrugge