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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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goalmouthgoal‧mouth /ˈɡəʊlmaʊθ $ ˈɡoʊl-/ noun [countable]  DSthe area directly in front of a goal
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goalmouthThe second half was again scrappy and Farncombe's winner came after a goalmouth scramble.The teams were involved in a goalmouth scrap and a player from each side was sent off.John Collins lobbed the ball into the crowded goalmouth for Creaney to head past keeper Stefan Klos.That encapsulated the sort of goalmouth frustration United suffered throughout the game.Martin Russell floated the ball into the goalmouth where Cowan intelligently stepped over it and there was Strain to finish it off.There were some heart-stopping moments in the Town goalmouth, but they survived and nearly ran off with a win.It was that sort of game with goalmouth excitement at both ends.
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