Uefa abolishes away goals rule in club competitions from next season – Europa League | The Guardian

  • Rule has been part of Uefa competitions since 1965
  • Ceferin says rule is unfair and no longer appropriate

The away goals rule is to be dropped from European competition after 56 years, Uefa has announced.

From next season, it will no longer be possible for a two-legged tie to be decided by tallying the number of goals each side has scored at the stadium of the other. Instead, if the second leg finishes with an aggregate draw, 30 minutes’ extra time will be played, with penalties then following after that, should a winner not be found.

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