defensive team


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defensive team

Team without the ball defending against the offensive team.
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Petrino's Coyote defensive team was a dandy, as it was rated fourth in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
DAMIEN COMER insists it's wrong to single out Galway as a defensive team when every county side operates the same way.
5 The batter hits a home run before the umpires discover that the defensive team had only eight players on the field.
"We all know that Magnolia is a defensive team but we were able to beat two defensive teams in our last two playoff series so we'll see what happens," said Austria.
Speaking about the tour which saw India win 3-0, 5-0, draw 4-4 and win the last two matches 1-0 respectively in the five-match series, Marijne said, "This tour gave us more insight on how to play against a very defensive team like Malaysia."
"I think it was a good defensive team performance." Clark also had praise for the Terriers after they dominated for large periods of the clash.
But Deschamps was adamant that France cannot be considered a defensive team.He said: "People are talking about us a defensive team?
"Something is not right because England are normally a very good defensive team and have an excellent defensive coach.
It will take time before we become a good defensive team, but all I ask is for our defense to be decent,' Lim said.
PAUL Gustard insists England are intent on becoming the best defensive team in the world - a quest that begins when Argentina visit Twickenham today.
"Hopefully, the coach won't pick a defensive team and sit back.
The referee gives a yellow card and the defensive team get back into shape.