Fantasy Sports Glossary
Goal: The team that scores a goal receives one point. The team with most points at the end of 90 Minutes (two halftimes each 45min) received a total of 3 points.
Assist: The action when a player is passing the ball to another player and this person scores a goal afterward.
Shot: The action if a player tries to score a goal.
Shot on Goal: The action if a player tries to score a goal and hits the goal, but does not score a point!
Cross: The action when a player passes the ball to another player.
Yellow Card: The action if a player undertakes a forbidden action and receives a first warning. If a player received another yellow card he has to leave the game until the end of the game and is restricted to play for another game.
Red Card: The action if a player undertakes a forbidden action and receives a dismissal.
Clean Sheet: When a goalie did not receive any goals.
Save (GK): The action when the goalie saves a ball from going in the goal.
Penalty Kick Save (GK): The action when the goalie saves the ball from a penalty kick.
Goal Keeper: The position which protects the goal. The only position that is allowed to touch the ball with the hands.
Forward: Also known as a striker. The position which task it is to score goals.
Defense: Defenders play in front of the goalie in order to protect the goal.
Midfielder: Midfielders are building the connection between offensive and defensive players. Usually are very creative and fast.
English Premier League: Biggest European Soccer League, based in the United Kingdom.
UEFA Champions League: International soccer contest between european soccer clubs.
Bundesliga German soccer league: Very popular in the European Union, but also outside. The most famous teams are Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.