match-winner

match-winner

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) a player who wins a sports match for his or her team, for example by scoring a goal
2. (General Sporting Terms) a goal, point, etc that wins a sports match
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In a keenly-contested match played at the American University International Stadium in West Bank, Ali Sulaiman scored the match-winner in the 26th minute to give the Omani outfit the full points.
I've played with him a lot for England and he's definitely a match-winner - he can change games.
Hernan Pieres's thwarted three goals and Raja Mikael Sami malloted a match-winner to help Barry' beat Green Orchard/Rijas 5-4 in the nail-biting second encounter.
PAUL Collingwood has warned Australia potential match-winner Ben Stokes will not take a backward step as he prepares to head into Ashes battle.
He is a match-winner, a player who is capable of making a difference, and whatever people are saying about United, they do still have match-winners.
Colombo: Shahid Afridi has always been known as a match-winner, having been instrumental in many of Pakistan's glorious victories.
Mohamed Rudhi scored the match-winner in the last minute of the match.
I have complete confidence in my boys because each and every one of them is a match-winner.
Summary: Birmingham match-winner Craig Gardner savoured an "unbelievable" experience after firing his boyhood club to Wembley.
He's a match-winner, I've always seen him as one," Afridi said.
He's been a match-winner - and I'm sure he'll continue to be a match-winner.
THEO WALCOTT will take centre stage when the European Under-21 Championships start in Sweden but Stuart Pearce is adamant England have more than one match-winner in their squad.