Definition of man of the match in English:

man of the match

phrase

British
  • The team member who has given the most outstanding performance in a particular game.

    ‘McClair, who scored the only goal, was named man of the match’
    • ‘George Meehan was outstanding in defence and Harry Tosney was man of the match.’
    • ‘Carlton Farrell was man of the match and Hudson kicked six out of seven goals.’
    • ‘The hard working Sam Dowgill was man of the match and dominated the midfield area.’
    • ‘The man of the match was Jake Hargreaves for his efforts throughout the game.’
    • ‘It seemed as though every time he played, he either scored or he was a contender for man of the match.’
    • ‘After each game now the man of the match gets a trophy and bottle of champagne from the sponsor.’
    • ‘Shaun Redman was man of the match and there were good displays from Joseph Holt and Ryan Humphreys.’
    • ‘Well done to the team on their good performance and to man of the match Oliver Sloan.’
    • ‘He scored a hat-trick of tries during the game and was named man of the match.’
    • ‘The whole team worked hard but Jack Collins was named man of the match for a solid performance at the back.’