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
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Translations

inside forward

n (Sport) → mezzala
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But Jota likes to operate down the inside-left channel where he found new PS50million United right-back Wan-Bissaka a tough opponent.
The clubs first squared up back in September 1907 when a goal from United's inside-left Ronald Orr earned a 1-0 win at St James' Park.
Playing at the head of a 4-1-4-1 formation, Watmore was particularly enthusiastic about mining the inside-left channel but in peeling off there, he stretched the Portsmouth back four, but left a gap down the middle where the centre-forward ought to be.
OVIE EJARIA 7 Some brilliant touches again in inside-left role and putting a real shift in as well.
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.
"For me, his best position is inside-left. Knowing Anthony the way I know him, if you get the best out of him he is up there with the best abilitywise.
Donaldson ran down the inside-left channel, a drag-back bought him time and space to curl a cross into the middle.
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.