inside forward

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inside forward

n
(Soccer) soccer (esp formerly) one of two players (the inside right and the inside left) having mainly midfield and attacking roles
Translations

inside forward

n (Sport) → mezzala
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Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho put City ahead in the 19th minute, bursting into the inside-left channel before being picked out superbly by De Bruyne and then sliding the ball past West Brom keeper Ben Foster.
Collecting the ball 40 yards out in the inside-left position, he took one touch with his left foot and advanced the ball a few yards with his right before lashing home a shot.
Donaldson ran down the inside-left channel, a drag-back bought him time and space to curl a cross into the middle.
His debut was at Ibrox on Saturday August 13, 1960, and he played at inside-left against Partick Thistle in a sectional League Cup tie.
65 mins: Michail Antonio bustles past Tomas Kalas down the inside-left channel before squaring to Dexter Blackstock who takes a touch before firing home on the turn.
Willie Thornton may be a good inside-left in any team - but in RANGERs he's worth twice as much at centre-forward.
leadbetter then played the ball into the space behind that right-back to be chased by centre-forward ray crawford and inside-left ted Phillips.
Giggs has gone from a flying, out-and-out left-winger to someone who now plays off the front, inside-left and central midfield.
The goalscorer returned the favour when his through-ball sent Jelavic running through the inside-left channel but Paulo Gazzaniga's woeful positioning made it all-too-easy for the Croatia international to fire a shot across him.
However, Cheshire, who were defeated in the English Championship final last year, soon showed their credentials when they equalised through inside-left Kelly, who finished well after a good pass from the wing.
WALTER ABBOTT Left-half 291 apps, 37 goals 1899-1908 Born: Birmingham, December 7 1877 Joined Everton from Birmingham where he scored a record 42 goals in his final season he was converted from an inside-left forward to a wing-half at Goodison Park.
Steve Lovell fed his strike partner in the inside-left channel and the Englishman rifled his shot into the top corner from the edge of the area.