goalmouth (plural goalmouths)
- (sports) The area in front of the goal.
2011 February 1, Saj Chowdhury, “Sunderland 2 - 4 Chelsea”, in 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.
- (sports) The space between the goalposts through which the ball, puck, etc has to pass in order to score