fresh legs

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fresh legs

In sports, one or more substitute players who have not yet participated in a given game or match, thus having more energy than the players they are replacing. Their offense is completely wearing out our defense—it's time to get some fresh legs on the field!
See also: fresh, leg
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"Just for the betterment of the team, I thought we should get some fresh legs on to try and create something more.
"There was fresh legs and fresh impetus and that goal of Oisin Gallen's towards the end gave us that bit of breathing space, but a nine points win was definitely flattering from our point of view.
Jayz and My Jopay have been there the past two legs giving their best while Shanghai Grey, My Dad Bogart, and Sir Joaquin are boasting of fresh legs that can spring surprises at the finish line.
He (Isuza) was not feeling okay since yesterday and then we have been playing three matches every week for the past three months, I needed to shuffle things a bit and bring in some fresh legs and we almost got a point here.
"If it means fresh legs for the last 20 minutes in games, then you generally do it.
The 41-year-old Dimaunahan, a former PBA veteran who played for Barangay Ginebra in his first three seasons in the league, aims to maximize his team's fresh legs by playing a quick pace on offense while also putting premium on defense.
He also arrives a fresh horse following his curtailed Gold Cup effort, and his fresh legs could well carry him to victory in the Betway Bowl.
Fresh legs when Sunderland were trying to defend a lead Not used: Ruiter, McGeouch, Flanagan, Watmore BOOKINGS James, O'Nien goals Dunne 34 THE OPPOSITION Eastwood, Hanson, Dickie, Nelson, Ruffels, Mousinho (Carruthers 86), Brannagan, Whyte, Henry (Browne 73), Graham, Mackie (Sinclair 63).
Both teams displayed quality hockey, as both had the services of Olympians and fresh legs. After some brilliant hockey skills on offer, it was Kashmir XI, who came victorious, thanks mainly to Musarrat and Arbaz, who scored a goal apiece for the winners, while Noman Khan did reduced the margin for Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui-DR Muhammad Ali Shah IX, in the dying moments of the match.
"We were thinking about how to put fresh legs in the middle during the second half but we didn't have too many options on the bench because we don't have many midfielders fit.
Silva was reluctant to talk about Coleman's run of form but says the decision to pick Kenny was part of a need to add some "fresh legs" into the starting XI and says he will make tough choices in the future.
"We put six or seven players with fresh legs. That is going to happen in the future.
He comes on with fresh legs and gives us that bit of impetus to push on." Craig Watson headed the Fifers in front in 37 minutes.
Warriors brought on fresh legs in the third quarter to continue pushing the pace of the game.