Tale Of The Tape: Penalty Shootout vs. Continuous Play
Two of the first four knockout round games at the 2014 FIFA World Cup remained tied after 120 minutes of play and went to the penalty shootout. Brazil defeated Chile and Costa Rica knocked off Greece in soccer’s ultimate coin flip. It may be the most exciting thing soccer has to offer, but is it really the best way to determine which team continues on in the sports’ biggest competition? We’ll find out in this Tale Of The Tape.