first leg

first leg (of a journey)

 and the first leg (of the journey)
the first segment of a journey; the first flight of a multiflight trip. The first leg of the journey got me to London.
See also: first, leg
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It is the end of the first leg, anyway," he replied.
Deniss Sokolskis, who scored the opening goal in the first leg, again scored first for Dinaburg after 13 minutes in the Celtnieks Stadium.
The draw for the UEFA Champions League First Knockout Round is: Real Madrid v Juventus Porto v Inter Milan Barcelona v Chelsea Werder Bremen v Lyon Liverpool v Bayer Leverkusen PSV v Monaco Man United v AC Milan Bayern Munich v Arsenal First leg matches to be played on February 22, 23.
The Whites were held 0-0 by Championship runners up City in Tuesday night's first leg of the relegation, promotion shootout.
Most observers believe tonight's first leg at Croke Park will go a long way to deciding the tie and Paddy Power are 21-10 for the Irish to keep a crucial clean sheet, while the same firm are 8-5 for France to shut out the hosts.
After a goalless first leg, CSKA confirmed their place in the third qualifying round yesterday after notching a 2-0 home win over Azerbaijan side Neftchi thanks to goals from Rolan Gusev and Vagner Love.
Haverfordwest take on Icelandic team Hafnarfjardur in a Uefa Cup qualifying round first leg tie (7.
The Candystripes boast a 3-0 lead from last week's first leg and - barring a major turnaround - are strong favourites to book their place in the May 12 showpiece.
05pm More Europa League playoff action as Martin O'Neill's men aim to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg (kick-off 7.
The Reds hold a slim 1-0 lead from last week's first round, first leg at Solitude, thanks to a goal from Liam Boyce l e (below).
The last team to record a 1-0 home win in the first leg of a Champions League semifinal clash were Chelsea in 2007.
CAERPHILLY have been drawn away to Petrarca Padova in the semi-final first leg of the Parker Pen Shield.
The first leg will be shown on BBC1 Scotland a week on Thursday with a 8.
Up 1-0 after the first leg, the Hoops would meet Danish giants Copenhagen in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
Big match preview, pages 110-111A SLENDER ADVANTAGE Last five one-goal home leads in Champions League semi-finals Year First leg Second leg Qualifier 2006-07 Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0 Liverpool 1 Chelsea 0 Liverpool 2006-07 Man Utd 3 Milan 2 Milan 3 Man Utd 0 Milan 2005-06 Arsenal 1 Villarreal 0 Villarreal 0 Arsenal 0 Arsenal 2002-03 R Madrid 2 Juventus 1 Juventus 3 R Madrid 1 Juventus 1996-97 B Dortmund 1 Man Utd 0 Man Utd 0 B Dortmund 1 B DortmundTO REACH THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL First-leg score BET365 BLUE SQ BOYLE CORAL HILLS LADS POWER SKYBET S JMS TOTE VC Man Utd 1 2-7 1-4 2-7 3-10 2-7 2-7 2-9 2-7 3-10 2-7 2-7 Arsenal 0 5-2 11-4 5-2 12-5 5-2 5-2 3 5-2 11-5 5-2 5-2