Definition of man to man in English:

man to man

  • 2Denoting a defensive tactic in soccer or other sport in which each player is responsible for marking one opponent: the best man-to-man marker in the game
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    • One of the biggest keys to a good man to man defensive scheme is what is called player recognition.
    • Concentrate on dribbling, passing, shooting and playing man to man defense.
    • I am sure that if you see TV and watch other matches you will see a lot of goals scored from set-pieces, corners and free-kicks against teams who mark man to man.
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