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wrong-foot (verb)


  1. The best chance of the first 20 minutes fell to [De Jong]SHOOTER , who wrong-footed [the defence]INTERVENING_PLAYER only to fail to beat Rosenborg goalkeeper Espen Johnsen from five metres.
  2. He headed against the post but found the net from the rebound, turning the ball past two wrong-footed [defenders]INTERVENING_PLAYER . [75328 / p3]
  3. Play swung straight up the other end, John de Jong touching Cocu's left-wing cross just past the post, before Van Bommel came even closer on the stroke of half-time, flashing a half-volley wide with [Chalkias]INTERVENING_PLAYER wrong-footed after the goalkeeper had punched clear. [1077169 / p7]
  4. Di Canio squared the ball to Muzzi and he struck a low outswinging shot through a crowd of Egaleo defenders and beyond a wrong-footed [Srdan Kljajevic]INTERVENING_PLAYER . [79757 / p6]
  5. Crvena Zvezda were back in the game after 78 minutes when [an innocuous-looking ball from Boško Jankovic]SHOT wrong-footed [Ivan Knez and Fernando Carreno]INTERVENING_PLAYER and allowed Zigic to steal through and score. [79228 / p7]
  6. 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 that took a deflection off Lucio]SHOT and completely wrong-footed [Kahn]INTERVENING_PLAYER . [1084884 / p6]

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wrong-footed the defenceDe Jong
wrong-footed defenders
wrong-footed Chalkias
wrong-footed Srdan Kljajevic
wrong-footed Ivan Knez and Fernando Ca...an innocuous-looking ball...
wrong-footed Kahna shot that took a deflec...