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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Didn't know anyone ever scored three goals in the same game.
    See List of FIFA World Cup hat-tricks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (and that's just in the World Cup!)
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    Not nearly as common as in ice hockey, though. I admit I haven't seen a whole lot of soccer, but every game I see tends to be 1-0 or 2-1.

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    A few friends and I usually play football every Tuesday. I scored 3 goals on today's match but it ended badly for me - I did my back in.
    A few friends and I usually play soccer every Tuesday. I scored 3 goals in today's game but it ended badly for me - I threw my back out.

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

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    A few friends and I usually play football every Tuesday. I scored 3 goals in today's match but it ended badly for me - I did my back in.
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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    Would it be possible to hear 'on today's match' from native speakers, perharps football commentators? If I am not mistaken, I heard something similar on BBC radio 5.

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    No. You are mistaken.

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

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    No. You are mistaken.
    So, can we assume that the reason (it there is one) why it should be 'in' is that 'score' will take 'in' only in this context?

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    Re: Football matches on Tuesdays

    'I scored three goals in Tuesday's match.'

    'I scored three goals on Tuesday.'

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