Will The Better Team Win The Penalty Shootout?

The FA Cup often pitches teams from different divisions against each other. Sometimes those ties have to be decided by a penalty shootout.This has happened 22 times in the last seven years. Team in a higher league vs team in a lower league. Penalty shootout.How many of the 22 have been won by the team in the higher league?There’s a post over at SoccerShout.com (part of a series about penalty shootouts) that has the answer.

About Christopher Harris

Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013. View all posts by Christopher Harris →
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