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Ice hockey: US men suffer shootout defeat to Slovakia at Winter Olympics

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The United States’ improbable, unbeaten run through the Olympic men’s ice hockey tournament came to a devastating halt at the quarter-final stage on Wednesday with a 3-2 penalty shootout defeat to Slovakia. The younge...

Italy into Euro 2020 final after Jorginho penalty settles shootout against Spain

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In the end, it all came down to one kick. One kick from Jorginho, for everything. Earlier misses by Dani Olmo and Álvaro Morata had put Italy in prime position to qualify for Sunday’s final against England or Denmark....

Liverpool win Carabao Cup final after beating Chelsea in penalty shootout

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It was a move from Thomas Tuchel that had worked before. In the European Super Cup final at the start of the season against Villarreal, the Chelsea manager had brought on Kepa Arrizabalaga for the penalty shootout. Ar...

Martínez shootout heroics propel Argentina into Copa América final

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Emiliano Martínez was the hero for Argentina as he saved three times in a shootout to take his team into a Copa América final match-up with Brazil after Tuesday’s semi-final against Colombia finished 1-1 after 90 minu...

Mohamed Salah’s nerveless shootout penalty takes Egypt past Ivory Coast

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It ended, as it had for a long time seemed that it would, with penalties. And as has happened twice before at the Africa Cup of Nations in the past 24 years, Egypt beat Ivory Coast on penalties after a 0-0 draw. Eric ...

Naeher the hero as USWNT avoid Olympic shootout heartbreak against Netherlands

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Megan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United States advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament 4-2 following a 2-2 draw with the Netherlands on Friday. US goalkee...

NYCFC win first MLS Cup after beating Portland Timbers in penalty shootout

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The banner behind the goal in front of the Timbers Army proclaimed Portland as “Soccer City USA” but the MLS Cup trophy is bound for the Bronx. Seven years after Manchester City’s owners underlined their global ambiti...

Rangers’ double dream over after St Johnstone win penalty shootout

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Zander Clark was a hero in both boxes for St Johnstone as Callum Davidson’s team wrecked Rangers’ double dream with a thrilling penalty shootout victory in the Scottish Cup. The Saints goalkeeper pulled off two crucia...

Salah’s Egypt to face Mané’s Senegal in final after shootout win over Cameroon

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Africa’s two best players will square off in Sunday’s final but, before this tournament’s marketing team gets too excited about a clash between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané, it would be best to expect a slow burner. E...

Unai Simón and Spain complete redemption tale in shootout

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“Every game is a new game,” Unai Simón said, and this really was. After two hours of football and 27 shots, Spain hadn’t found their own way past Switzerland, and so now for something completely different: now the qua...