Do goals scored away count as double in Champions League extra time?



Do goals scored away count as double in Champions League extra time?

The official rulebook states that: "If both teams score the same number of goals over two matches, the goals scored away shall be counted as double. "The extra time is an integral part of the second-leg match.

Do World Cup Africa qualifiers have away goals?

Do World Cup Africa qualifiers have away goals? Confederation of African Football (CAF) have decided to continue with the away goals rule despite it being abolished from European club competitions such as the Champions League.

How does the away goals rule work in European football?

Until this season, the away goals rule in European football had been in place since 1965 to determine the winner of a two-legged knockout tie in cases where the two teams had scored the same number of goals over the course of two matches. In such cases, the winner of the tie was the team that had scored the higher number of goals away from home.

How fair is the Champions League tie-breaking rule?

As a tie-breaking rule, it was essentially fair for the first 180 minutes of the clash: Both teams played 90 minutes in their home grounds and both had the same time to score as visitors. Scrapping this rule for regulation has no impact in terms of fairness, as all goals would then count the same.