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OUTNUMBERING [1 record]

Record 1 2010-10-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Team Sports (General)
CONT

In water polo, during a numerical advantage following an exclusion, the attacking team places 4 players across the 2-m line: 2 in front of the goal and 1 on each wing.

CONT

Due to the sport's competitive nature, players can often find themselves in the penalty box serving two-minute penalties for minor infractions such as tripping or hooking with the stick, or for longer for fighting or charging from behind. The loss of one or several players, in theory, gives the advantage to the opposing team, resulting in "power plays" where the numerical advantage often, but not always, leads to goals.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sports d'équipe (Généralités)
CONT

Dans la suite de la supériorité numérique [du Bélarus], les États-Unis tentèrent de conserver autant que possible la possession du palet. [...] Pendant que l'un des leurs était KO sur la glace, les Américains se réorganisèrent. Ils remirent la pression sur le but biélorusse et un avantage numérique leur rendit la vie plus confortable, mais [un joueur du Bélarus] prouva encore sa valeur en trouvant une réponse à toutes les tentatives américaines.

CONT

[Au water-polo,] lors d'un avantage numérique consécutif à l'exclusion d'un joueur, l'équipe en attaque va placer quatre joueurs à la hauteur de la ligne des deux mètres : deux face au but et deux sur les ailes.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Deportes de equipo (Generalidades)
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