- He hurt his knee during the football match, but this mishap didn't stop him from playing.
- The ostensible reason for his absence was illness, but everyone knew he'd gone to a football match.
- We shouted ourselves hoarse at the football match.
- This football match is an unequal contest.
- That is a keen football match.
- The police contemplated various kinds of trouble after the football match.
- He kicked a penalty goal in the football match.
- Our team has won the football match.