tap-in

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tap-in

n
(Soccer) soccer a goal scored without great effort by simply knocking the ball into the goal from close range
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* City within two points of early leaders with 3-0 win over Fulham * Recalled Leroy Sane scored in second minute * David Silva made it 2-0 after good work from Bernardo Silva * Raheem Sterling made it 3-0 in 47th with tap-in * City could have had many more goals * City are at Cardiff, Fulham at home to Watford on Sept 22 MANCHESTER CITY 3 FULHAM 0 Manchester, Muharram 5, 1440, Sep 15, 2018, SPA --Champions Manchester City looked close to their sparkling best as they comfortably beat promoted Fulham 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday to stay within two points of early leaders Liverpool and Chelsea.
Bellamy had a great volley saved by Middlesbrough keeper Mark Schwarzer in last weekend's derby victory after he had scored a tap-in from just five yards.
"He's got that little bit of panache and scores all kinds of goals; can score from outside the box, can score two-yard tap-ins, penalties the lot.
He should always get those simple tap-ins, finishes from close range, like Rom scored in the last few games.
He should get those simple tap-ins, finishes from close range like Rom scored in the last few games."
"He [Ronaldo] scores more from inside the box and that's what Rashy has to do - improve his tap-ins, movement in the box, staying in the box, getting away from the centre-backs a few more times.
7 SERGIO AGUERO Three tap-ins, one of them very scruffy, but his movement and physical bullying of the defence deserved that reward.
Airbus restored their lead five minutes later when a good pass from Hamilton to the far post left Hooper with the simplest of tap-ins from close range.
"At City, Sterling scores a lot of goals but a lot of them are tap-ins.
And, if it doesn't fall to Harry Kane, but falls to Sterling "At Manchester City, Sterling scores a lot of goals, but a lot of them are tap-ins.
He's getting headers, tap-ins, shots outside the box - and it's really nice to see that.
"I'm hoping I get the chance to score some easy goals as well - a few tap-ins would be fine."