Definition of Cup Final in English:

Cup Final

noun

British
  • The final match in a sports competition in which the winners are awarded a cup.

    • ‘The tension in the final rounds is similar to a penalty shoot-out in a Cup Final.’
    • ‘The Cup Final was Mum's first outing after giving birth.’
    • ‘There was a time when the season started on September 1 and finished by the first week in May - usually with the Cup Final.’
    • ‘Last Boxing Day the club was due to play in a Cup Final.’
    • ‘Now they have a Cup Final to put the icing on the cake.’
    • ‘The four losing teams will play in a six-a-side knock out, while the winners will play for the Cup Final.’
    • ‘That's about as much as I can think to say about the Cup Final of 2003.’
    • ‘A watershed was the 1883 Cup Final, when Blackburn Olympics beat Old Etonians 2-1.’
    • ‘I mean, can you remember who scored the winner in the '73 Cup Final?’
    • ‘And not even making the bench for the Cup Final must have been like a knife through the heart.’
    • ‘It's taken me so long to put it together the Cup Final has come and gone, so I better say a few words about it; and a few words is all it deserves.’
    • ‘The league is over, so it's all about the play-offs and the Cup Final for London now.’
    • ‘This method works fine where there are one or two significant matches - the Cup Final, European championships, stuff like that.’
    • ‘Of course the average footie fan is normally going to be neutral come the Cup Final but you can't be neutral when it comes to these two clubs.’
    • ‘I couldn't go to the Cup Final this year as I was doing a festival in LA.’
    • ‘He worked his socks of in the European Cup Final in 1999.’
    • ‘In the Cup Final, after a penalty that led to a goal had been called against you, you almost immediately set up the tying goal.’
    • ‘After a decade of losing, they stormed back to 2-2, won the replay, the Cup Final and four titles in the next fifteen years.’
    • ‘That team, which progressed to within one win of a European Cup Final, were unbeaten in 22 league games at Ibrox, but they did draw two of those fixtures.’
    • ‘Then, walking up the tunnel, the noise gives you goosebumps and rams home the massive nature of the Cup Final.’
    contest, competition, game, tournament, tie, cup tie, event, fixture, trial, test, test match, meet, bout, fight, duel
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