Going to the football match
Sport is a great topic to talk about with any friend if you are passionate about it.
Why not use it as a chance to improve your English vocabulary? Here are all the football words and phrases you need to know to communicate with your friends better.
Chystám sa na futbal. Pôjdeš so mnou? – I´m going to the football match. Will you join me?
Kto hrá (s kým)? – Who is playing (whom)?
Ako sa dostaneme na štadión? – How do we get to the stadium?
Koľko stoja lístky? – How much are tickets?
Mám permanentku – I have got a season ticket.
O koľkej začína zápas? – What time does the match start?
Po polčase vedieme 1:0 – We are leading one nothing at half-time.
Náš brankár chytil jedenástku – Our keeper saved a penalty kick.
Ako skončil zápas? – What was the final score?
Zápas skončil remízou – The match ended in a draw.
Futbalový štadión – football stadium
Ihrisko – field
Tribúny – stands
Pokutové územie – penalty area
Rohový kop – corner kick
Priamy voľný kop – direct free kick
Pokutový kop – penalty kick
Strela – shot
Remíza – draw
Polčas – half
Polčasová prestávka – half-time
Andrew: Hi, how are you? Ready to go?
Lucy: Yes, ready to go and really excited.
Andrew: It should be a good match and great atmosphere.
Lucy: Who is playing?
Andrew: Chelsea against Manchester United.
Lucy: That sounds pretty cool. How much are tickets?
Andrew: 26 dollars, but don´t worry I´ve got a season ticket for you.
Lucy: Thank you very much! What time does the match start?
Andrew: 15:05. We have to go sooner to avoid a traffic jam.
Lucy: Ok. So let’s cheer loudly to support the team so they will hopefully win.