inch-perfect

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inch-perfect

Extremely accurate; very well placed or perfectly judged. (Used especially of maneuvers, moves, or shots in sport.) Primarily heard in UK. With only a few seconds left, the striker managed an inch-perfect goal from midfield.
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It was the former Manchester City midfielder who raced downfield and played an inch-perfect pass for Blackstenius to open the scoring with the game's first shot on target just shy of the hour mark.
Murphy set up the second in the 54th minute when he weaved his way into the penalty area and delivered an inch-perfect cross to the unmarked Mendez-Laing, who tapped in from close range.
Juan Fernando Quintero's inch-perfect pass played in the striker, who steered a low shot past Wojciech Szczesny with the outside of his right foot.
"It was inch-perfect and we're over the moon with the way we performed."
TJFA Under-13s Division One Grangetown 10 TIBS 2 AFTER a quiet start, the game livened up when Kai Wright converted an inch-perfect Matty Downs cross for Grangetown's first goal.
TOP SHOT Roberto Firmino's inch-perfect first-half strike would have been a goal of the month contender if Vito Mannone hadn't somehow tipped it on to the post.
The pass with which he picked out Andy Mangan to score our third against Aldershot was inch-perfect.
The Seahorses opened the scoring after 26 minutes when left wing Dan Parry pounced on an inch-perfect kick-through from centre Jordan Sheridan.
Krystof Gibbon moved the puck to Latchford, who put in an inch-perfect pass for Shanahan at the back post to finish.
After a goalless first half, Italy boss Cesare Prandelli called up Di Natale on the hour and the Udinese veteran made an immediate impact, latching on to Pirlo's inch-perfect pass before coolly slotting past the onrushing Casillas.
The experienced frontman produced an inch-perfect lay-off a minute after half time, allowing speedy winger daniel Powell before he netted himself.
It was Jamie Murphy's inch-perfect pass from the kick-off that set up the chance!" After scoring from the halfway line, surely the Aberdeen striker should have expected instant promotion to the senior squad?
Taylor raced down the flank and guided an inch-perfect cross towards the back post for Parkin to plant a header home.
Bath deservedly took the lead after 32 minutes when Lewis Hogg delivered an inch-perfect cross from the right and Holland rose highest to head beyond Mariners goalkeeper Nick Colgan.
Welsh international Ricketts joined Bolton from Hull at the weekend and needed just 28 minutes to open his account in a Wanderers shirt, the defender heading home from fellow new boy Sean Davis' inch-perfect cross.