What does take the game to mean?

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Verb
  1. (soccer, idiomatic) To use attacking tactics against.
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Stuart is fierier and likes to take the game to his opponent, whereas I am more reserved and composed, which helps me play at my best.
It all comes back to that tentativeness I was speaking about, where we lacked the self-belief to take the game to them.
The upshot of that is that they really need to take the game to NAC Breda, but that task won't be easy given their atrocious away form.
The opening 10 minutes saw Redhill take the game to their hosts, who were forced to resort to clearing their lines by kicking the ball out of play.
Parnevik kept up the pressure in a tense clash with Tiger Woods to take the game to the final hole.
In yet another initiative to promote rugby at the grassroot level, UAE Rugby has come up with a pilot project to take the game to the Sharjah Youth Centres in Sharjah.

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