tie stone

tie stone

A stone serving as a tie, 1.
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Hamilton may have conceded twice on a glory night for Hearts in Europe but their three-goal blitz inside the first 45 minutes killed the tie stone dead.
Toure then had the chance to kill the tie stone dead when Sterling picked him out with a lovely cross from the left but he somehow headed wide from just five yards.
Boro rarely featured as an attacking force but showed terrific qualities in ensuring that Steaua did not get the second goal which would have killed the tie stone dead.
The clear inference is that Benitez wants his seniors to try and kill the tie stone dead tonight - then allow his youngsters the chance of confirming a trip to Cardiff at Vicarage Road later this month.
Nine minutes from the interval Dunfermline gave their huge support even more cause for celebration and effectively killing the tie stone dead.
Rather than killing the tie stone dead, however, the real fun was just about to begin.
With Bradford 3-1 up from the first leg in the Baltic Sea coastal town of Klaipeda last Sunday, Mills scored both his goals in the first half to effectively kill the tie stone dead.
A goal for Chelsea will kill the tie stone dead and, at evens, the Blues are very generously priced.
Navarro insists they want to 'destroy' the Scottish side on their home patch by grabbing an early goal to kill the tie stone dead.
The truth of the matter is he failed to do so on Tuesday when Celtic missed a golden opportunity to kill this tie stone dead.
He struck the first three goals in a 20-minute spell before the interval to kill the tie stone dead.
Taylor reckoned Dons lacked a cutting edge in the final third and the concession of the opening goal all but killed the tie stone dead.