un*der the cosh
What Is The Definition Of Under The Cosh In Soccer?
This phrase (which is primarily used in English football) is used to describe a team that is under a great deal of pressure from their opponent. It is often used to describe a team that is trailing by a significant margin with no much time left in the game, giving them little hope of winning. It is also used to describe a team being aggressively attacked by their opponent.
Examples Of How Under The Cosh Is Used In Commentary
1. The other team seems to be shooting on goal every other minute; they really have us under the cosh.
Sport The Term Is Used
Also Known As:
1. Under pressure