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half-volley (noun)


  1. Turkey started brightly and almost took an eighth-minute lead when [Nihat's]SHOOTER brilliant [16-metre]SOURCE half-volley brought out an acrobatic tip over from Peter Skov-Jensen, who proved himself an able deputy for the injured Thomas Sørensen in the Danish goal. [75191 / p3]
  2. CSKA dominated extra time, [Sakaliev's]SHOOTER half-volley [from Yordan Todorov's 110th-minute cross]MOVING_BALL putting them ahead for the first time in the tie before Hazurov put the tie beyond doubt with a close-range finish six minutes later. [79281 / p5]
  3. Zuberbühler made another excellent save just before the half-hour from [Robert Vagner's]SHOOTER [close-range]SOURCE half-volley as Ferencváros, buoyed by the goal, began to force the Swiss side on to the back foot. [79716 / p7]
  4. However, after a series of miscued efforts from the visitors, it was the home side that came closest in the early stages, [Ivica Vastic]SHOOTER sending a half-volley [over the bar]TARGET. [79720 / p3]
  5. That close call sparked Basel into life and in the 50th minute the home team almost broke the deadlock, [Giménez]SHOOTER latching on to an assist from Carignano and crashing a half-volley [straight at Lodewijks]TARGET . [79724 / p8]
  6. A Philippe Violeau corner was not cleared by the Lille defence and [Akalé]SHOOTER made them pay, striking a beautiful half-volley [beyond Sylva]PATH and [into the net]TARGET to silence the disbelieving home crowd. [80109 / p5]

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MOVING_BALL [Moving_Ball] PATH [On_The_Field_Location] SHOOTER [Player] SOURCE [On_The_Field_Location] TARGET [On_The_Field_Location]

half-volley Nihat's16-metre
half-volley from Yordan Todorov's 110...Sakaliev's
half-volley Robert Vagner'sclose-range
sending half-volley Ivica Vasticover the bar
crashing half-volley Giménezstraight at Lodewijks
striking half-volley beyond SylvaAkaléinto the net