How to pronounce the following results of a football game : 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?
Originally Posted by ph2004
How to pronounce the following results of a football game :
2-1...two one or less commonly two to one
3-3...three all or less commonly three three
1-0...one nothing or less commonly one to nothing
In English football (soccer) 0 is always called "nil". So 1-0 is "one nil"
... and 'nil' combines with 'all' as you'd expect: a 'goal-less draw' is 'nil-all'.