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Hello and welcome to A Question of Sport.
The teams have had a pep talk from their captains and are raring to go.
Let's meet them.
Joining Matt are world superbike champion Neil Hodgson
and British javelin star Goldie Sayers!
And on Phil's team are world squash champion Nick Matthew
and hockey Olympic gold medallist Sam Quek.
And we're going to start with a picture board,
Matt, your team are up first.
OK, we will start with number 8, please.
That's the walrus, isn't it?
Oh, my goodness me, move on. I know that.
Oh, I don't know. 7.
Mahrez, Mahrez. 5.
Is that Elliot Daly. No, who's that?
-That's Yonny Hernandez.
-Move on. Mabusi?
Yeah, we'll give you Ozil right on the whistle.
The ones you missed out on were the boxer,
Olympic bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi.
-And the Walrus, Craig Stadler.
-Stadler, come on!
Well done, nine points scored, good start.
-Ready to go, team?
-60 seconds on the clock.
We know what we're doing. Come on. Number 1, Sue, please.
Move on. 7.
Mohamed El Shorbagy.
Dan Cole. 11.
What a team!
What a team, eh?
That is me done for the day.
We've both been on Phil's teams three times and lost three times.
-Today's the day.
-Today's the day.
The British sprinter, you were close, it was Dina Asher-Smith.
At the end of the opening round,
Matt is on 9, Phil's team in front on 11.
It's Sports Action now, make a note of everything you see.
That's the way. He's a champion.
Caught! For the touchdown!
This is a tremendous finish. It's going to be a fingertip touch,
and Moorhouse has got it!
Gold for Britain.
He has withstood enormous pressure, a marvellous final session.
They're gritting their teeth! Where's the gold medal going to go?
Vos takes gold!
Tevez working his way through
and he's got through!
Carlos Tevez, magical!
Has she done enough, we'll find out soon.
It is time for a game of noughts and crosses.
Pick a sport from the board to answer a question on.
If you get the question right,
the square is yours and your face appears,
if you're wrong you'll see your opponent's face.
There is a point on offer for a correct answer
and if you get three squares in a line there is a bonus point as well.
Matt, as you're trailing, you can pick first.
We should go for the middle then, should we?
-Why not? Tennis.
You saw Pat Rafter in action.
How many times has he reached the Wimbledon men's singles final?
Was that a final that he was in?
That was Ivanisevic.
It was Wimbledon.
Ivanisevic won it, didn't he?
Was that the year he won it and he beat Rafter in that final?
-Yeah, so he still made one final.
-So maybe that's one.
It's either one or a trick, two.
You think one or two. What would you go with? One or two?
I'd go with one. Gut saying one.
Just going one. I'm thinking two.
-Go on, then, we'll go with two.
You're going two. OK...
It's three, clearly.
Let's see whose face appears.
Not the middle square.
Very good. Right, Phil.
Sue, we are going to go American football, please.
Who was the quarterback throwing the touchdown pass?
Big Ben Roethlisberger.
OK. Are you right?
Well done, Sam.
We might know the golfer. Golf!
Definitely golf? Right.
What nationality were the two players that finished tied second
behind Charl Schwartzel at the Masters?
OK, go on, then.
-I think it was someone like Westwood and Donald.
-It's a country.
Someone like that. Let's go England.
OK, let's have a look.
Adam Scott and Jason Day, Australia.
-If we get that wrong...
-But then if you get that right.
-Oh, here we go!
So what? We could go for football
and then still leave ourselves two things. Football, Sue.
Football. Carlos Tevez was scoring for Manchester City
in the Premier League.
That season he was joint top scorer
with which Manchester United striker?
How long ago was Tevez?
Go for Rooney?
Rooney's not a bad shout.
I don't reckon it's him, I reckon it's someone
we're just missing so glaringly.
I've gone blank, me.
-Shall we go with him?
-Let's do it.
I don't think it was.
OK, what's your answer?
Wayne Rooney, Sue, but I don't think it's right.
We'll see whose face appears.
Oh, no! I shouldn't have got cocky.
It's going to be an obvious one we've forgotten.
-Do you know?
-It was Dimitar Berbatov.
-Wouldn't have got that.
-Goldie had that.
-Goldie had that.
So, Matt, what are you going to choose?
Shall we have a go at it?
-Nothing to lose.
-Nothing to lose.
He's going for it. For which country was Sanne Wevers
winning balance beam gold in Rio?
I love the way that you're writing something down, Goldie,
Was it Holland...?
What was the name?
Sanne, as in sandwich?
There was definitely orange.
Wevers. Sanne Wevers.
-I don't think...
-It sounds... sounds...
That's what you're saying, isn't it?
I've got a feeling she might be a bit older.
I don't know. It's probably going to be American.
-Listen, more than happy to go with it.
-We're absolutely guessing.
I think there was orange in the leotard.
-Going Dutch, let's have a look.
Well done, a point and a bonus point,
so it means at the end of that round,
now the teams are tied both on 12.
Now, one point for a home question, possible three if you go away.
Neil, coming to you first. Home or away?
We'll go home.
Whose record of winning at least one Moto GP race a season
has been extended to 12 seasons after his win on home soil
in May 2017?
The Spanish rider is right.
Well done. OK, Nick, home or away?
In 2006, who lost in the European Championship final
to Gregory Gaultier before reversing the result
in the final ten years later?
I think it was the Spanish player, Borja Golan.
It was indeed, well done!
Goldie, it's been going well for you so far. Doing well.
I think the consensus is to go away.
Not according to your captain!
I've been told.
Are you sure that's what we were just whispering about?
..begin with the letter T in the UK.
A point for each one you name.
Horse racing, obviously.
-Is there one there?
-That's a good one.
-It's a place.
-It's a lovely place, actually.
Oh, ho, ho!
-You all right there, Tuffers?
-Got all three?
-Have your horses run at them?
I'm sure there's one at Taunton. Taunton.
Oh! Oh, yes!
Where you put your bread in the morning.
There it is!
-Tuffers isn't very happy about that.
Oh, we've got three. We've got three.
I'm relatively confident with that one and that one,
and I'm...a little bit like that with that one.
That's not a racecourse.
Tell you what...
-Sam, home or away?
-Come on, team.
Other than Roger Federer,
name three players Rafael Nadal has beaten
in the French open singles final.
It's got to be...
Djokovic will be one.
-Ferrer. Ferrer, definitely.
-Get that down.
A couple of Spanish fellas battling it out?
Maybe, when he was younger... What about like...?
Who is another big boy? Another real... Wawrinka.
-Who else is there?
-Could be. Go on.
-Happy? It's all we've got, really.
-Are you happy?
Yeah, OK, so, we've got three I think.
We're going to go Djokovic, Ferrer, and Wawrinka.
You have one, two...
The other two were...
Now you'll see an image.
I will ask a question and the picture will then slowly reveal.
Both teams are playing along.
The quicker you buzz in the more points you can win, but be careful,
if you buzz in and get it wrong your whole team are frozen out. OK?
Fingers at the ready, here comes your first one.
Who is this in action?
Is right, yes.
And you buzzed in quickly, that's three points in that first square,
well done. APPLAUSE
Right, here's the next one.
Name the sporting venue.
Is right, yes, three points.
Which NFL team's helmet is this?
-The Tennessee Titans.
Is right, yes.
Back on the buzzers, which sporting trophy is this?
Is right again.
And finally, where is this?
Madison Square Garden.
No, it isn't.
So you can buzz in.
Hold on, wait, let's have a look.
Is right, yes. Formula 1.
And at the end of the round,
Phil's team are on 20, Matt's team in front on 22.
Next up is an Observation Round.
And for this game it is all about fans and their flags.
The action will come thick and fast so pay close attention.
MUSIC: Chelsea Daggers by The Fratellis
Matt, we're coming to your team first.
What number was on the Brazilian fan's shirt?
-Go for it.
-10 is the right answer.
Phil, the name of what breed of dog was written on the Mexican flag?
-Yes, was it Chihuahua?
Chihuahua is the right answer.
Matt, there were two Wimbledon spectators wearing
One pair were wine glasses, what were the others in the shape of?
Goldie's on fire.
I don't know what I was watching.
-They were near the end but I can't remember...
-Go for it.
I think they were guitars
but I will go as far as saying electric guitars.
Spot-on! They are.
Phil, two fans were caught unawares during a rugby game.
What was the score?
I got it, I got it, I got it.
And finally both teams are playing along
so write your answer on your tablets.
How many different countries' flags did you see?
We're talking actual flags, not ones painted on or on a sign.
You've done pretty well there.
And then add a couple.
Any ones that we haven't seen?
OK, the answers are locked in, let's reveal them.
Right, can we confirm what countries you thought you saw?
Canada, Brazil, GB, Japan,
The right answer is...
An important point for Matt's team. End of the round...
So, Matt, for your team, who is this getting the drinks in?
BIG BAND MUSIC PLAYS
-I haven't got a clue.
-It's got to be a golfer.
Or an older cricketer.
Sort of grey sideburns.
-Long hair, short hair, did we get any of that?
-Short, I think.
No, I don't reckon he is bald. But I think he's...
It's amazing how you are going into this sort of detail.
But you're right. You're saying...
He's slightly freckly so...
Yeah, OK. Yeah.
Sweeping judgment of being possibly Irish.
Didn't strike any resemblance for me at all. No idea.
-No Superbike dude?
-No, I thought that.
He's got to be a cricketer.
But very manually dextrous around the barrel.
How tall was he? We haven't spoken about height.
OK, I would say 5'10", I would say.
-My sort of height?
-A bit taller than you, Matt.
I'm 5'10", cheeky monkey, I'm 5'10".
No you're not!
I actually think you're right.
Dominic Cork, is he that slightly...?
It could be, go with it.
It's not, but I will have to...
We haven't got anything else, go.
Someone similar to Dominic Cork.
I will accept Dominic Cork as your answer.
Let's have a look.
That's all I've got.
It's all I've got - Paul Merson.
What about him? What about him?!
Paul Merson, let's have a look.
-What about him?
-I don't think...
-Who did you have?
-It's not Gary Pallister?.
No, it is...
Talk about good with his hands, it is Steve Redgrave.
No, because he wasn't...
He had skinny legs.
And he was...
How is he the same size as me?!
No points there.
So over to your team, Phil.
-Who is this making a delicious treat?
MUSIC: There She Goes by The La's
Well, yes, it's a girl.
So we think it is...
Happy with that, yeah? Amy Williams.
OK, let's have a look.
-Of course it was.
Well done. Scores a bit closer now...
All to play for, teams, we're ending the show with a buzzer around.
And it's fastest finger first,
One point if you get it right, one point away if you get it wrong.
I can only accept it from the person who buzzes in.
Ready? Here we go.
Which football league side play their home games at Fratton Park?
Yes. Which country won three of the six Javelin
medals at the World Championships in London?
In which sport might competitors use a Boston Crab?
Yes. Laura Massaro beat...?
-But we need a name.
-Give a name.
No, it was Sarah-Jane Perry.
The 2017 Moto GP season started in which country?
Yes. The New York Giants share their stadium with which other NFL team?
-New York Jets.
England's men beat which country to win Euro hockey bronze in 2017?
Which Romanian tennis player became the women's world number one...?
-Yes. Who was the last Welshman to play in the Ryder Cup?
In which event did Great Britain... WHISTLE BLOWS
Right down to the wire.
One point in it, what a match.
Well played to both teams and a huge thanks to our guests,
to Sam and Nick, to Neil and Goldie.
The three of us will be back soon.
Until then, from all of us here, good night.