Examples of midfield in a Sentence
The team captains shook hands at midfield.
The ball went out of bounds near midfield.
They have a talented midfield this year.
Recent Examples of midfield from the Web
Croatia, who boast Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic in a strong midfield, emerged through extra-time and spot-kicks against Denmark before going through the same ordeal again against Russia in Saturday's quarter-final.
The Croatian midfield, led by Luka Modric, has been sensational and its defense has looked good, too.
The midfield alone – boasting Modric, Rakitic, Ivan Perisic, Marcelo Brozovic and Mateo Kovacic – is so good, manager Zlatko Dalic can’t get everyone on the field at the same time.
Flores controls the midfield, is a major playmaker and all attacks initiate through her.
West Ham have already bolstered their midfield with the £17.5m addition of Borussia Dortmund winger Andriy Yarmolenko this week, having already signed Jack Wilshere, Issa Diop, Lukasz Fabianski and Ryan Fredericks this summer.
Luka Modric is the standout name in a glut of midfield playmakers that also includes Ivan Rakitic, Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic and Milan Badelj.
And there will be a fascinating midfield matchup in the final if Luka Modric can lead Croatia past England in Wednesday’s other semifinal.
Mexico pressed high but also maintained the right amount of space between its midfield and defensive lines, which forced South Korea to play balls over the top.
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MIDFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of midfield for English Language Learners
: the area of a playing field in sports like American football and soccer that is in the middle between the two goals
: the players on a soccer team who normally play in the midfield
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