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a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball

leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot

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Jackson missed an early penalty chance but made amends minutes later when his lightning break provided the Warriors' with prime field position in the opposition 22.
Nigeria launched a lightning break which released Yakubu one-onone with Tzorvas.
Within six minutes the same player was over again, this time following a lightning break from Simon Wilson, who seemed to revel in his new role of full-back.
Anyukov beat Rene Adler with a weak shot from the edge of the box in the 61st minute and it was 4-1 almost immediately as Denisov finished off another lightning break instigated by Victor Fayzulin.
Their plight deepened markedly on Saturday afternoon when a game they had dominated for long periods blew up in their faces with just seconds remaining as Blackburn substitute Matt Derbyshire made the most of a lightning break to snatch victory.
Had Zema Abbey been another inch taller, he would surely have converted Maquemba's cross after a lightning break, while Maquemba missed the target three times with instinctive shots and Ruben Wiggins-Thomas' snap-shot was cleared off the line.
SADIO MANE 7 Back in the side, he set up Salah's opener after a lightning break and well-judged pass.
They toyed with Sevilla at times, to the extent their manager was sent to the stand after the break when he tried to keep the ball from Gomez on the touchline to deny them another lightning break.
Argentina almost took the lead after five minutes following a lightning break on the left from Angel Di Maria.
The Spanish holders' feared attack had been well shackled by a disciplined home side for much of the evening, but a lightning break after 71 minutes saw Argentine Messi teed up by Neymar to score past keeper Petr Cech for the first time in his career.
But City doubled their lead when Jazz Richards could not hold up Sergio Aguero from another lightning break and the Argentina striker slipped in Milner, who cut inside Taylor and finished low beyond Fabianski.
Another lightning break this time saw Williams win the one–on–one with Chris Erskine from 10 yards out.
Another wonderful run by Reus was broken up on the edge of the box and Fabio Coentrao's interception then halted a lightning break.
Then Kightly blazed over after receiving Frimpong's pass during a lightning break.
Falcons were the first to create a try-scoring opportunity in 12 minutes when Gcobani Bobo made a lightning break down the right.