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(sports) the area immediately in front of the goal

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90min: Hull are struggling to clear in a goalmouth melee from a Downing corner.
Small battled hard to win a duel with Gareth Edds and took the ball into the goalmouth where there was a frantic scramble.
It is a daunting prospect for Everton and keeper Wright, who injured an ankle at Stamford Bridge back in February falling over a sign that told him not to practice in the goalmouth.
42min: Stewart Downing makes ground down the left before crossing into the goalmouth where Lee Cattermole ghosts in unopposed and glances a goalbound header which David James gets a hand to, but can't keep out of the net.
However, Lorenzo Amoruso did add a fourth in the 74th minute after a goalmouth scramble.
He rose above the Elgin defenders in a crowded goalmouth to head in a Chris Miller corner from the right.
Cwmbran had bright spells at the start of each half with substitute Mattie Davies denied by the post, but the Saints held firm despite a couple of goalmouth scrambles to secure a creditable sixth clean sheet in the last seven outings.
Ironically, it was County's first on-target goal attempt of the game and there weren't many more to follow in a contest packed with good football but short on some real goalmouth action.
Then Iain Nicolson sent a high cross into a packed goalmouth and Mark Yardley headed the ball high into the air.
Corona del Mar (17-4-4) broke through midway through the first half after a mad scramble in the goalmouth.
The goalposts on those pitches never change from year to year, so the goalmouth area always gets well worn.
54min: McSheffrey does well to control a long ball near the corner flag and lobs the ball into the goalmouth.
Sub Phil Jevons ended the hosts' run of 10 league games without a win when he bundled the ball into the net, but they were forced to hold on when keeper Aidan Davison was dismissed after a goalmouth bust-up.
Three minutes into the second half and Wemyss put champions Broch ahead after a goalmouth scramble.
Glyndwr Hughes gave Aberystwyth a 17th-minute lead and four minutes later Gavin Allen got the final touch in a goalmouth scramble.