Anschlusstor

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anschluss (connection, contact) +‎ Tor (goal)

Noun[edit]

Anschlusstor n (genitive Anschlusstors or Anschlusstores, plural Anschlusstore)

  1. (sports) a goal that reduces a team’s deficit in the score to one, such as a 2-3 after a 1-3
  2. (sports, loosely, rarer) a goal that reduces a team’s deficit so as to restore to them a realistic chance of equalizing, such as a 1-3 after a 0-3

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