Como dizer “Enterrar o time” em inglês

Zumstein 1 31 415
Ex.: O experiente zagueiro “enterrou o time” tricolor ao ser expulso já no 1º tempo.

Esp. Levar (time, grupo etc.) a perder por jogar mal. (Aulete)

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PPAULO 6 48 1.1k
I would say "The experienced/seasoned" defender sank/sealed the fate of the team/affected the team score/affected his team´s score negatively before the end of the first half/already in the first half (of the game).
Donay Mendonça 22 107 1.6k
Opção: sink the team

Definição de ''sink something/somebody'': (informal) to prevent somebody or somebody's plans from succeeding. [Oxford]

Do 'The New York Times':

''In Jacksonville, Maurice Jones-Drew's holdout is already over, although it was a poor pass offense that sank the team[enterrou o time] in Week 2.''

Do 'Kansas City Chiefs - USA'

''If the Chiefs go after offense alone, this defense will sink the team.''
O opção do Donay tá bom. tb:

Lúcio squashed São Paulo's hopes after being sent off. He costed them the game.