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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Shabab Al Ahli coach Mahdi Ali has urged his men to forget the first leg of their Arabian Gulf Cup quarterfinal fixture and think of it as they are starting from zero.
In the first leg match, Oilers thrashed the Arsonists 65-10 and the varsity side will be seeking to revenge the heavy loss.
Ahmed Hegazi's header led Al Ahly to a 1-0 victory in the first leg in Cairo and the goalless draw in the second leg in South Africa secured Ahly's qualification to the group stage.
It was a different proposition for Apollon who went to Denmark with a 3-2 lead from last week's first leg to protect
Muscat: The Oman Sail duo of Sidney Gavignet and Fahad Al Hasni are still ambitious and will be racing for a top of the fleet finish despite losing some time during the first leg of the Les Sables-Horta-Les Sables race from France to the Azores after gear failure.
Al Ain will be playing the first leg against Al Hilal at home on August 21 and the return leg will be held on September 11.
There will be no shortage in firepower for the Busmen with first leg goalscorers Fernando Rodriguez and Bienvenido Maranon available for selection, while midfielder Manny Ott, still hurting from a chest injury in the first leg last May 17, is also in the squad to rekindle his battle with JDT talisman Safiq Rahim, who scored in the first leg at Larkin Stadium.
JOHN GUIDETTI: The former Manchester City striker was quiet the first leg but will be eager to make up for that in the return.
Johnson and Inderjeet had won a gold medal each in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Bangkok where India had won eight medals.
Last night's results UEFA Europa League Semi-Final, First Leg Napoli.
45pm, SS5 CITY might trail 2-1 from the first leg but they are the best British hope of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals - although Arsenal might yet spring a surprise in Monaco on Tuesday.
The first leg of the Spanish Super Cup has been concluded and the match ended in a 1-1 draw with late goals coming from Real's James Rodriguez (88'), and Atletico's Raul Garcia (88').
The 2014 FA Cup finalists were in the hat for Friday's Europa League third qualifying round draw and look most likely to meet the Slovakian side, who have a 4-0 lead over Vojvodina from the first leg of their second-round tie.
first pair of leg openings having a first leg opening median located a first longitudinal distance from the first front end edge; and a first leg opening longitudinal position ratio defined by the first longitudinal distance divided by the first longitudinal length; and a second disposable article-comprising: a second front end edge; a second longitudinal length; a second pair of leg openings having a second leg opening median located a second longitudinal distance from the second front end edge; and a second leg opening longitudinal position ratio defined by the second: longitudinal distance divided by the second longitudinal length; wherein the second leg opening longitudinal position ratio divided by the first leg opening longitudinal position ratio is greater than 1.
He (Upson) was one of those who had a bit of a lack of concentration in the first leg which led to their goal.