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Synonyms for offsides

illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck


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Shkodran Mustafi gave the home side the lead by heading home from what replays showed was a slightly offside position in the 36th minute.
And while offsides are a occupational hazard for lone frontmen, the 2.
Recommendation Sell offsides in Apoel v Real Madrid at 7.
They have two basic jobs: spotting if the whole of the ball goes over the touchline, and whether a player is in an offside position when the ball is passed him.
Ronaldo claimed Danish referee Claus Bo Larsen "did not have best night" and two crucial offside calls denied United goals.
At that point the ball had made it all the way to the bar, so nobody can be offsides.
Juan Pablo Garcia found the net twice in the second half, but linesman Andy Wienckowski flagged offside on the first, and referee Marcel Yonan failed to see the ball cross the goal line on the second.
Referees' boss John Baker made it clear there has been no fundamental change in the offside law for this season as he said: 'Defenders can breathe easily again.
CATCHING Spain offside is harder than getting possession back from the pass masters and it could be difficult for Germany to lay any defensive traps tonight's World Cup semi-final in Durban, writes Mark Langdon.
It is arguable that we should expect Chelsea to be responsible for at least 55 per cent of the offsides that are awarded at Wembley, and if that argument is correct they should be favourites by at least 0.
Starting his fifth game in typical George fashion, the former UCLA striker was whistled offside three times in the first half and had missed two easy shots before breaking through in the 40th minute.
In both the Champions League and Serie A, Roma's games have produced more offsides than those of most other teams, and for that reason it would be prudent not to sell total offsides this evening at 7.
IN recent years, it has been a profitable strategy to sell offsides in Manchester United games, and it could pay a small dividend again today in the televised Premiership fixture at home to Bolton.
THE two spreads on tonight's action that seem worthy of closer inspection are those on offsides in the Champions League tie between Barcelona and Liverpool at Camp Nou and bookings in the Premiership relegation battle between Watford and Wigan at Vicarage Road.