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And on day one at Old Trafford he saw his skipper sent off for reacting to Meireles coming off second best in a tackle.
LIGHTNING BOLT: Jamaican sprinting sensation Usain Bolt NUMBER ONE: GB's F1 champion Jenson Button MAIN MANN: Ricky Hatton is left on the canvas after coming off second best in his world title fight with Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas in May
50), heavily backed when coming off second best at Market Rasen last month, can make amends in the Ros Reay Novices' Hurdle.
37 GLAMORGAN Wanderers showed in a thrilling Premiership game at the Park that it is possible to win matches when your forwards are coming off second best.
Hodgson was targeted by New Zealand's powerful ball-carriers in Saturday's 37-20 defeat - coming off second best.
BLUES star Stephen Kelly is unlikely to be volunteering for penalty-taking duty this season - after coming off second best to the Birmingham Mail.
Coming off second best at the tackle area was the key factor in Wales' hefty Twickenham defeat.
The expensive buy made an eyecatching racecourse debut over tomorrow's seven furlongs at the Midlands track last month, when coming off second best to Mark Johnston's Atlantic Waves.
I can't fault the service for the town centre, but we are coming off second best in the rural areas.
The seven-year-old looked to be coming off second best in a protracted struggle with Silent Cracker but his rival made a horrendous blunder at the final fence, almost knocking Norman Williamson out of the saddle and handing the advantge back to Lord Esker and Joe Tizzard.
Although Nigel Twiston-Davies yesterday reported The New One in top condition since coming off second best in the Christmas Hurdle, the trainer is not tempted by another race before the festival, with Kempton having come only 12 days after his win in Cheltenham's International Hurdle.