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    I have a doubt. When you're talking about football (or soccer) you say: Liverpool is three goals behind, right ? but when You want to say in spoken english that Liverpool is winning 3-0 how do you say that ? Liverpool is over three ? :S please, help me !!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Marceloatp View Post
    I have a doubt. When you're talking about football (or soccer) you say: Liverpool is three goals behind, right ? but when You want to say in spoken english that Liverpool is winning 3-0 how do you say that ? Liverpool is over three ? :S please, help me !!


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    Liverpool is three goals ahead.

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    Default Re: About scored in football

    Or:

    "Liverpool are three-nil up."

    And when they're losing:

    "Liverpool are three-nil down."

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    A common American way to say this is "They are up by three."

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