The theme of this slot is based on football, but the reality is that this game does not connect us much to this sport as its special features are fairly generic and sound effects used in this slot are completely neutral, no screams, applause, celebrations, whistle’s sounds or other characteristic sounds in football matches; so, the only football-related aspects are the icons of the 4 high symbols and the name of the game, and that's all.
“Goal!” slot is set to pay for lines made from left to right, from right to left and within the 3 central reels, identically to what happens in some quite popular slots created by the company Play'n GO.
On this video slot symbols typically appear stacked, and this is precisely the mechanism through which it is triggered the feature of this game, which is activated specifically by getting all 5 columns showing full stacked symbols, after which we click on the ball’s button located on the control panel in order to define which it will be our special symbol during a single respin that is granted by this feature, during which they appear 1, 2 or 3 symbols on each of the 4 remaining columns.
In this bonus round I have sometimes managed to get big wins between 25x and 66x my total bet, but sometimes my winnings therein have been absolutely miserable, the worst was about 2 times my total bet; to which we can add the fact that triggering this feature is a colossal task.
Moreover, the situation during the base game does not seem to be more encouraging to us because besides of having to deal with a weak paytable, we also have to endure long losing streaks mainly due to the few lines as well as the fact that symbols appear stacked, which drastically reduces our probabilities of forming regular lines.
I do not see strengths on this slot and ultimately think I'm pretty disappointed with it, especially in the financial aspect.