Point-blank shot

the shot of a gun pointed directly toward the object to be hit.

See also: Point-blank

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Perhaps the best chance of the first half came in the 31st minute when Wehan raced down the right and put a cross into the box, only for Santi Moar to see his point-blank shot denied by goalkeeper Jermaine Fordah.
Cristian Roldan had a chance to tie the score in the 87th minute, but his point-blank shot hit Hector Moreno on the head and bounced away.
Newcastle nearly went 2-0 up when Gough got his hands to a point-blank shot and Stephenson headed the ball off the line.
The keeper somehow blocked Milik's point-blank shot then amazingly hooked it away.
Benedetto had a superb chance to win the game in the final minute but his point-blank shot was well saved by Armani.
He missed an apparent point-blank shot from underneath but made up for it with a basket several possessions later.
Duffy's side then found their second minutes after the break as Oliver's point-blank shot was saved and Iredale ran on to the loose ball to crash it back across and into the top right.
Maryn Beutler scored the game's only goal, taking a pass that deflected off an Arizona player to fire a point-blank shot into the net in the 31st minute.
Goalkeeper Fon Williams then came to Tranmere's rescue on 23 minutes with an instinctive point-blank save from Johnny Mullins' point-blank shot ,after a ricochet had dropped into the centre-back's path.
With just 2.1 seconds remaining in the first and Leominster short-handed, the Tomahawks had a key power-play bid disappear before their eyes as a point-blank shot apparently snuck up the sleeve of Bergeron.
An expert witness report proved that the shot could have been fatal in the case of point-blank shot from a distance of up to 1cm to the skull, neck, or heart.
| Nigel Sims, the Aston Villa goalkeeper, dives to fist away a point-blank shot from Cardiff's inside left Colin Hudson.