counter-attack


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counter-attack

[ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk]
A. Ncontraataque m
B. VT & VIcontraatacar

counter-attack

(ˈkauntərətӕk) noun
an attack in reply to an attack. The enemy made a counter-attack.
verb
to make such an attack (on). Our troops counter-attacked.
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There was no sign of a late rally - it was Leicester who fashioned much the better chances on the counter-attack to leave Chelsea hanging on - and Lampard was ultimately left grateful for a point at the end of his first home game in charge.
Solskjaer wants United to take the initiative, but has told his players they must be especially wary of Wolves on the counter-attack and at set-pieces.
And the Belgian boss expects the new-look Scots to pose a real threat on the counter-attack.
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) failed to achieve its objective when it launched a counter-attack on February 27 through the Nowshera sector in Jammu, Indian Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said on Monday, addressing a seminar in New Delhi organised to mark the birth centenary of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh.Indian Air Force earlier claimed to strike a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) training camp in Balakot, killing an unspecified number of terrorists.
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER has hit back at Louis van Gaal after the former Manchester United boss branded his tactics "parkthe-bus and counter-attack." Solskjaer, who began his fulltime United reign with a 2-1 win over Watford, said there was nothing wrong with a solid defence and counter-attacking approach.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hit back at Louis van Gaal and defended his tactics after the formerManchester Unitedboss banded them "park-the-bus and counter-attack".
Mata added "I could feel something for a few minutes and I hope that I didn't make it worse when racing to stop Salah on the counter-attack." Mata will not be available for Manchester United away game against Crystal Palace on Wednesday night at the Premier League.
GU finished the match with 10 men after centre-back Tshepo Maikano received a second booking for handling the ball to stop a Gunners counter-attack in the 80th minute.
Was it last year, a counter-attack goal against Arsenal?
Sometimes to have the possession is not the same as to have the control of the game and Newcastle defended well, and they play on the counter-attack very well, creating good chances.
"The worst thing is that, in a game we could win, where we were pushing and had control, we could have lost it in the last counter-attack.
Summary: Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Nov 26 (ANI): Launching a counter-attack on Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Monday questioned as to why the former doesn't speak about himself or his party, youth, farmers, employment, suicides, instead of speaking about Congress president Rahul Gandhi.