Why, when pretty much everyone reviles penalty shootouts as a means of deciding knockout games, would anyone want to install the bloody things in group games? Has the world gone INSANE?
Not only that, but the commentators on ESPN keep hyping the change like it’s some sort of bonus feature. “…a match which could see THE FIRST-EVER PENALTY SHOOTOUT in the group phase of the European Championship.” Gosh, Reese, I wasn’t going to watch, but if you’re telling me there might be a penalty shootout…
And you thought the idea of it going to penalties was INSANE . . .
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