goalmouth

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goalmouth (plural goalmouths)

  1. (sports) The area in front of the goal.
    • 2011 February 1, Saj Chowdhury, “Sunderland 2 - 4 Chelsea”, BBC:
      There were still 20 minutes remaining but the pace refused to relent. Kalou should have scored his second of the night after he was released by Anelka but his side-foot effort from inside the area struck both posts before spinning away from the goalmouth.

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