England qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday with a win over Colombia, needing penalties to advance. Harry Kane and Yerry Mina scored in regulation, leading to a 1-1 final score, and England won 4-3 in the shootout. More
Penalty shoot-out (association football)
12/09/2016 by PeekYou Team
Author: ESPN staff / Source: ESPNFC.com
FIFA executives are considering using penalty shootouts to decide any group game that ends in a draw in the proposals for a 48-team World Cup, according to a report in The Times.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said a proposal to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 nations, with 16 groups of three teams, received enthusiastic backing at a meeting of national federations on Thursday.
However, officials are reported to be concerned that three-team groups will increase the prospect of teams contriving to play out a…