Posted by Peter on March 13, 2007
to swing (or: to turn)the momentum sb's way
Can you give me an English synonym or thesaurus of this phrase? I found it in an UEFA report on a football match. The full sentence was:
The Brazilian's own goal had swung the momentum of a tight first knockout round tie Arsenal's way.
The situation: a second leg in a Champion's League tie between Eindhoven (whose Brazilian player shot an own goal) and Arsenal London taking place at Arsenal's stadium London.
I'm looking for an expression, which can replace the phrase "swung the momentum...Arsenal's way" in the sentence above.
Thank you very much.