What Is The Definition Of A Penalty Shootout In Soccer?
1. A penalty shootout occurs in soccer when the score is tied after the end of regulation and extra time, and each team is given up to five shots against the opposing goalkeeper to determine the winner as sometimes not all five shots are needed. If the score is still tied after the penalty shootout, then it goes into sudden death.
Example Of How A Penalty Shootout Is Used In Commentary
1. With the score tied at one at the end of extra time, Real Madrid and Barcelona will now head to a penalty shootout.
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1. Penalty Shoot-Out
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