grandstand finish

grandstand finish

n
(General Sporting Terms) a close or exciting ending to a sports match or competition
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A goal in each half looked to have sealed the tie and give Richard Money's side a home tie against Wycombe Wanderers, however a late Alex Patterson header set up a grandstand finish in Wakefield.
It's going to be a grandstand finish and we know what we need, two wins.
If we win then we set ourselves up for a grandstand finish.
James Tomkins set up a grandstand finish with a brave header with 11 minutes remaining, and Cheikhou Kouyate had a last-gasp equaliser ruled out for offside.
McLean staged a grandstand finish to win the PS Cockroft Trophy with a second round 69 for a 141 total.
However, the Auchinleck defender gave the Bankies a sniff of a point when he put through his own goal after 89 minutes to set up a grandstand finish but the visitors could not find a second.
But Micky Mellon's determined side never gave up and turned the match on its head with a grandstand finish.
DAVID HOWELL produced a third round grandstand finish in South Africa yesterday to raise hopes of ending his seven year victory drought.
Kader got a goal back late on to set up a grandstand finish but Clevo hung on to keep this great run going.
Rodgers' men were made to pay for a dismal first-half performance before Daniel Sturridge's 57th-minute strike set up a grandstand finish.
But there was a final twist as Wanderers substitutes Benik Afobe and Martin Petrov netted inside the final six minutes to set up a grandstand finish.
The second half again saw Wirral pull away, before two more tries from that man Riley set up a grandstand finish.