Definition of 'goalless'

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But they must have fancied their chances after a goalless first half here where there was not a single shot on target. The Sun (2017)But this was the first time the two nations had shared a goalless draw for 20 years. The Sun (2016)The flop Gunners were held to a goalless draw by promoted Middlesbrough. The Sun (2016)As for Liverpool, you can bet they will not be featuring in many goalless draws. The Sun (2016)United held on for a goalless draw that took them back to the top of the table. The Sun (2011)Trying to get goalless draws away from home is not enough. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wednesday were superior throughout despite a goalless first half. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was not for a shortage of chances that the game remained goalless at the interval. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The match was goalless after extra time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They failed to convert numerous chances in a goalless first half. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The game was goalless at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The home side had the better of a goalless first half. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first half ended goalless despite some enterprising football from both sides. The Sun (2016)England were jeered off after a goalless first half. The Sun (2009)The defender rammed home on the rebound just when it seemed this clash of the promotion rivals was going to end goalless. The Sun (2014)In the return it was a much tighter affair, resulting in a goalless draw. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet their home fixture with Ukraine ended in goalless equality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first leg at the Etihad ended goalless. The Sun (2016)The first half had ended goalless with few clear-cut chances. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first game last week in Germany had ended goalless. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Predictably, the game ended in a goalless draw. Leo McKinstry Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)They expect Bosnia-Herzegovina to be as rugged and uncompromising as when they met in the goalless draw a year ago. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The plan had little first-half success and the coach acknowledged the need for a rethink with the game goalless at the interval. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I think it'll be difficult just playing for a goalless draw. The Sun (2012)But the longer the game stayed goalless, the better for Arsenal. The Sun (2016)Stoke, to their credit, still secured a goalless draw. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The game at the neutral Old Trafford was goalless at the time but my abiding memory was the rain lashing down. The Sun (2010)The Group I clash was goalless when the game was called off. The Sun (2014)They have left themselves in this perilous position thanks to another goalless draw last time out in this competition, at home to PSV. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'goalless'

British English: goalless ADJECTIVE
In football, a goalless draw is a game which ends without any goals having been scored.
The fixture ended in a goalless draw.
  • American English: goalless
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sem gols
  • Chinese: 平局无进球的
  • European Spanish: sin goles
  • French: zéro à zéro
  • German: torlos
  • Italian: senza reti
  • Japanese: 無得点の
  • Korean: 무득점의
  • European Portuguese: sem golos
  • Latin American Spanish: sin goles


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