Penalty Shoot-out (association Football)

Penalty Shoot-out (association Football)

A penalty shoot-out, referred to as kicks from the penalty mark in the Laws of the Game, is a method used in association football (soccer) to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a tied game. Kicks during a shoot-out are governed by different laws from a penalty kick, which is part of normal play during a match, but shoot-out kicks do follow a similar procedure and are popularly referred to as "penalties" or "PKs".

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Penalty Shoot-out (association Football) - American Experiments
... Instead of a straight penaltykick,the shoot-out started 35 yards from the goal and having five seconds to attempt a shot ... as he could in a breakaway situation in the five seconds,then attempt a shot ... This procedure is similar to that used in an ice hockey penaltyshot ...

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