WTF?

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?

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2 Responses to WTF?

  1. Brian says:

    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…

  2. ursus arctos says:

    And you thought the idea of it going to penalties was INSANE . . .

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