Definition of goalmouth
: the area directly in front of the goal (as in soccer or hockey)
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From Russia’s fourth corner, defender Viktor Vasin’s header saw the ball spin off a post and across the goalmouth before Michael McGlinchey cleared.
Howard dived to push the ball off a post, and the ball bounced across the goalmouth, where it was cleared by Bradley.
Stevenson first tipped a shot from Caroline Weiss into the crossbar, then sprinted across the goalmouth to make a kick save on Shaina Dudas' rebound from point-blank range.
Lestina's game-winner was set up when teammate Jenna Fuller sent a shot from the right side across the goalmouth.
Acuna scored on a rebound at the goalmouth after her shot under pressure was stopped but not controlled by Chargers goalkeeper Diana Santillan-Ceja.
Messi found him with a pinpoint pass, and then Messi sprinted into the goalmouth to score before anybody could stop him.
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