Questions about tiebreakers, a rule or method for deciding the winner of tied teams or players after a competition.

Questions about tiebreakers, a rule or method for deciding the winner of tied teams or players after a competition.

Tie-breakers are used in many competitions and have various forms. They can include rules applied to previous results, lottery or luck-based decisions, an extension of ongoing games, or an additional competition between tied players or teams.

Examples include

  • kicks from the penalty mark
  • penalty shootout
  • penalty stroke competition
  • overtime or extra time
  • bowl-out
  • flipping a coin
  • goals difference; goals for
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