consolation goal

consolation goal (plural consolation goals)

  1. (sports) A goal scored by the losing team near the end of a game that has no effect on the outcome.
  • French: but pour l'honneur
  • German: Ehrentor
  • Italian: gol della bandiera
  • Portuguese: gol de honra (Brazil), gol de consolação (Brazil), golo de honra (Portugal), golo de consolação (Portugal)
  • Spanish: gol de honor, gol testimonial

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