In football context, what does "find" mean?

37mins: Everton 0 Chelsea 0

End to end stuff as both teams give the ball away and counter on each other. Chelsea looking to find Havertz aerially with several crosses while Everton try and find Gordon down the sides.

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It means "To successfully pass to or shoot the ball into."

You can find a player, or you can find the net.

  • Find the net means to shoot the ball in the net, doesn't it?
    – Jembot
    Sep 1, 2022 at 10:46
  • Yes, it means score a goal
    – gotube
    Sep 1, 2022 at 14:57

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