to cope with pressure

to cope with pressure : to deal successfully with the negative feeling you get in a difficult situation.

The Liverpool manager thinks his team have the mental strength to win the Premier Leauge:

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss tips his side to cope with pressure.

Other words that often combine with ‘pressure’ in a football context

To feel the pressure: to show signs that pressure is affecting you

To handle pressure: synonym for ‘to cope with pressure’

To come under pressure: to experience pressure (= to be under pressure)

A high pressure situation


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