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cup tie

n
(Team Sports, other than specified) sport an eliminating match or round between two teams in a cup competition
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Noun1.cup tie - an eliminating game between teams in a cup competition
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
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cup tie

n (Brit) (Ftbl) → partita eliminatoria
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For FA Cup ties there are more away fans than for league games, but away teams do not win more often in the FA Cup than in the league.
14 PHILIP Lowry has scored 14 goals in 14 Irish Cup ties with Linfield - six in this year's competition.
You'd have to look at it but how many other teams have played as many cup ties as we have so far this season?
0 IT'S all or nothing it seems for Merthyr at the moment as the home cup ties keep coming thick and fast following the Martyrs' single goal victory over Longwell Green in the FA Cup preliminary round.
THERE may be Scottish Cup ties today but the big game is my Cumnock v Mr Fixit's Clydebank at Townhead Park.
Davis Cup captain John Lloyd said: "Home Davis Cup ties are a fantastic opportunity to get behind the team and we will be looking for plenty of support when we take on Ukraine next year.
DURHAM City, again shut out of the Archibalds Stadium because the FA will not allow them to play FA Cup ties on the artificial surface, line up against Guiseley at Washington.
Only one of last night's three Arngrove Northern League cup ties went ahead and Prudhoe Town reached the fourth round with a 1-0 victory over second division rivals Hebburn Town.
Spartans boss Lawson said: "No-one likes to come here and play but it's our home, we're entitled to play Cup ties here and I'm delighted the police are happy.
THE Football Association has announced new rules to stop non-league clubs switching FA Cup ties.
Villa take on Chelsea next Saturday and then have two cup ties in seven days - the Worthington Cup semi-final against Leicester City and the fifth-round FA Cup clash against Leeds United.
Manchester City have won 14 and drawn the other two of their last 16 home cup ties QPR have been level at halftime in 21 of their last 32 Championship matches Both sides have scored in each of Northampton's last eight games Each of Walsall's last seven matches have produced under 2.