So, does this mean that I support the penalty kick tiebreaker to decide playoff and Cup contests? You might be surprised that I say NO to penalties as well! In my next column, I’ll talk about the dreaded PK “shootout”, which is the one place where soccer regularly takes a beating from the US media. What else can we do to guarantee a winner in such matches? Be sure to come back soon for my next column where I will address this topic!
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