park*ing the bus
What Is The Definition Of Parking The Bus In Soccer?
1. This is a phrase used in soccer when a team goes into a defensively dominant strategy. This occurs when all the players on the team are basically playing behind the ball and not attacking, or pushing the ball forward to try to score. A team will “park the bus” usually when they are going for a draw or if they have a slim lead that they are trying to protect, usually with minimal time left in the game.
Examples Of How Parking The Bus Is Used In Commentary
1. With the game tied at 1-1 with only minutes left in the game, it appears the U.S. team is going to park the bus against the Brazilian team with hopes of coming away with a draw against the soccer powerhouse.
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