draw against

idiom

British
: to choose (a team) to play against (another team) without knowing which teams are being chosen (as by drawing names)
The French team have been drawn against Greece in the first round.

Examples of draw against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a 1-1 draw against Brazil in Orlando on June 12, Pulisic took advantage of movement by teammates in front of the defensive wall. Steven Goff, Washington Post, 27 June 2024 With only the top two teams from each four-team group advancing to next month’s quarterfinals, Brazil needs a win or draw against Paraguay on Friday to get its tournament back on track. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2024 His equalizer gave the Americans a 1-1 draw against Brazil Tuesday night in their last pre-tournament warmup, his 29th international goal in 68 appearances. Ronald Blum, The Denver Post, 13 June 2024 Four days after a troubling performance against Colombia, Gregg Berhalter’s squad completed a two-match tuneup for the massive summer tournament with a 1-1 draw against five-time world champion Brazil. Steven Goff, Washington Post, 13 June 2024 So Inter Miami managed to pick up points in its two most recent matches - a draw against Orlando City without Lionel Messi and a 1-0 win over D.C. Andre Fernandez, Miami Herald, 22 May 2024 But the side from KC was held scoreless in a match for the first time all year late Wednesday evening, playing to a 0-0 draw against the Seattle Reign at Lumen Field in Seattle. Daniel Sperry, Kansas City Star, 9 May 2024 Gonzalez hopes the 1-1 draw against Nashville was a sign of things to come. Joseph Dycus, The Mercury News, 3 May 2024 Related article Real Madrid earns Champions League draw against Manchester City in ‘amazing’ all-time classic encounter Facing defeat, Raphinha’s smartly taken second goal and Andreas Christensen’s header gave Barcelona the edge going into the second leg on April 16. Ben Church, CNN, 11 Apr. 2024

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“Draw against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20against. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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