But it was only on the resumption that thing got really interesting, and the home side put up a great show to totally outclass their opponents.
It is difficult to explain what happened after that but a team that had not performed as a cohesive unit all season came together to totally outclass their visitors.
They were totally outclassed and beaten off the field by a far superior and very good Australian team.
Now, only a French-run patisserie outclasses her.
That may have been the case several years ago when Canadian teams were periodically outclassed , but not anymore.
Well, no, it couldn't; it's completely outclassed by the competition.
They showed endeavour for 100 minutes and were outclassed but not disgraced.
They were simply outclassed by a side improving with every outing.
Had he succeeded he would have outclassed one of his predecessors, who was famously described as incapable of walking and chewing gum at the same time.
Their manager may not want his side measured against the Old Firm, but they are outclassing everyone else in the division.