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shootout (soccer)
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shootout (soccer)

  a tie-breaking procedure - usually involving at least five penalty kicks by each team
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The winner is determined after a best of five chances alternating with each team. If tied after five, the contest continues with different players until one team scores and the other team doesn’t.

Sometimes a breakaway type run from 35 yards away is used in place of a penalty kick.
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