anyone's game

anyone's game

A game that anyone could potentially win (because neither person or side has an advantage). It's anyone's game—all we need is one goal to get the win!
See also: game

anyone's game

an evenly balanced contest.
See also: game
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"I think it is anyone's game. Tiger is the favourite but I showed to the rest of the world he can be beaten.
At 3-2 it was anyone's game but Willington finished strongly, and further strikes by Stephen Howe and Chris Hardy earned them three crucial points which keeps them seven points ahead at the top.
Ormston levelled and at 3-3 with 20 minutes remaining it was anyone's game. Meek, a regular marksman, came up trumps for Boldon when he fired home a last-gasp winner.
With rain threatening, the Oman response was vigorously led by Aqib Ilyas who hit a sparkling 63 before being caught at mid wicket with the score on 110 for the loss of two wickets, and well on the way to a vital victory after only 22 overs, only to lose four wickets, handing Papua a lifeline and at 136 for six it was anyone's game.
Buchlyvie drew level soon after and then it was anyone's game with both goals under pressure.
"It's anyone's game now," Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist said.
The setter contrived to set up Rodgers Kipkirui for a quick ball but the middle blocker mistimed his jump and with the scores tied at 24-24 it was anyone's game.
However, it's anyone's game at this stage, according to the bookmakers.
Levein's men thrashed the Highlanders 5-0 at home in the Betfred Cup in July but he insists it's anyone's game at neutral Hampden.
"It could be automatic but they will definitely finish in the play-offs - and then it's anyone's game."
The home side opened and finished in style, but for a 25-minute spell in the middle it could have been anyone's game.
When he did return he saw Williams whistle another penalty attempt from a wide angle just past the posts, and going into the final quarter it was still anyone's game.
By now, this was anyone's game. The Bangladeshi team was much more decisive in the shootout.
That's unlikely to happen Paul again this year so, as far as the viewers are concerned, it really is anyone's game.
That's unlikely to happen again this year so, as far as the viewers are concerned, it really is anyone's game.