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The area directly in front of the goal, as in soccer or hockey.
(General Sporting Terms) sport the area in front of the goal
n., pl. -mouths (-ˌmaʊðz, ˌmaʊθs)
the area between the goalposts directly in front of the goal in certain games, as soccer, lacrosse, and hockey.
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|Noun||1.||goalmouth - (sports) the area immediately in front of the goal|
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"