semifinal

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Synonyms for semifinal

one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament

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Club Africain will play at the semi-final Wednesday Egypt's Sporting Alexandria who defeated Cameroon's FAP 28-21.
Azerbaijan have a stunning Eurovision record and their semi-final form is 6-2-2-2-1.
The first semi-final will be between the top team from A group against the team that finishes second in B group and the second semi-final will be between the top team from B group against the second-placed team from A group.
0) [bar] SIMON Grayson is urging his Huddersfield players to ignore the bigger picture and play without fear against MK Dons in today's npower League One play-off semi-final first leg.
Semi-final draw: Marseille/Bayern Munich v APOEL/Real Madrid, Benfica/Chelsea v AC Milan/Barcelona.
The Slovakian beat Williams 6-2 5-7 6-2 to set up a semi-final against fifth-seed Petra Kvitova and she is anticipating a challenging match if she is to reach the final.
SIXTEEN countries take to the stage for tonight's Eurovision semi-final and ten will make it to Saturday night's extravaganza.
SKY BET LEAGUE2 - PLAY-OFFS SEMI-Final Second Leg Southend (-) v Stevenage (-); Wycombe (3) v Plymouth (2).
In the first semi-final top seed Ahsan Ayaz beat Zeeshan Khan by 3-1 in a thrilling match, the score was 11-9, 10-12, 11-9 and 11-8.
Dubai: Al Ahli finished ahead of city rivals Al Nasr to book a spot in the semi-final on Friday of the Fourth Hamdan Bin Mohammad U-17 International Football Championship being played at Al Nasr Club.
In the first semi-final Samaa TV crushed Journalist XI 4-0 to qualify for the final.
Rutter, who was top seed in the competition, was surprisingly on the end of a 3-1 defeat to another up and coming player, Sam Hitchen in the preliminary group and only qualified for the semi-final in the second position.
SYRIA qualified for the semi-final of the West Asian Soccer Championship last night in Kuwait City by the skin of their teeth.
Blue Square Bet South play-offs semi-final 2nd leg - Dartford v Basingstoke, Welling v Sutton Utd.
REAL Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is hoping for a change of luck in tonight's Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.