Meaning of low-scoring in English:



  • Denoting a sporting fixture in which few goals, tries, runs, etc. are scored.

    ‘they beat the Rangers 2-1 in a low-scoring game’
    • ‘The first half was a tight, low-scoring affair, with defences well on top.’
    • ‘They lost an amazing, low-scoring clash with Yorkshire Academy yesterday.’
    • ‘In a low-scoring contest, it was the mettle of the boys from Canberra that turned the game.’
    • ‘The team levelled the best-of-three finals series in a low-scoring encounter at Sydney's Bankstown Oval.’
    • ‘The Warriors lifted the cup after a tense, low-scoring final.’
    • ‘A low-scoring first-half ended level—the sides were incredibly tied at one point each.’
    • ‘From the start, it was obvious that this was going to be a low-scoring game.’
    • ‘They often were on the wrong end of low-scoring games.’
    • ‘Blackpool triumphed in a low-scoring match by one wicket.’
    • ‘Australia went ahead in a low-scoring opener.’