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Pens should be scrapped for WL

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Abrahams1878
33 posts Park Captain
losing on pens is a joke happens to many times over the 30 games

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  • Darkwing1708
    701 posts An Exciting Prospect
    Stop playing so defensive then. I rarely get pens in WL. Maybe 1 in 30 games
  • Antiseen
    797 posts Semi-Pro
    Stop playing so defensive then. I rarely get pens in WL. Maybe 1 in 30 games

    How does penalty shootout relate to playing defensive?!
    This game is a joke, I bet 80% of this forum conceded 120th min bs corner goal.
  • Zakury
    494 posts An Exciting Prospect
    How would you decide a game then?
  • Zakury
    494 posts An Exciting Prospect
    If you cant beat your opponent in 120mins you deserve to lose anyway, penalties are a chance to win
  • iNero
    763 posts Semi-Pro
    losing on pens is a joke happens to many times over the 30 games

    What exactly do you want to happen?
    I rarely have pen shootouts 1 sometimes 2 per weekend this is usually against very safe players who refuse to commit anybody forward.
  • Tornado31619
    12535 posts Has That Special Something
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Would you need to? 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw and 0 for a loss...
  • Springveldt
    3605 posts National Call-Up
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?
    Go old school and flip a coin.
  • ICUP
    3826 posts National Call-Up
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Golden goal
  • GreezyWeezyLDN
    1285 posts Professional
    It's a league. It's should run like one. And instead of wins is measured on points
  • SeanDCFC
    2357 posts Fans' Favourite
    To add to this the penalty system is horrible in this game, its another thong that's gone backwards over the years.
  • Renamed123456
    1751 posts Fans' Favourite
    I usually win my penalties.

    Most people are dreadful at them.
  • Noo
    915 posts Semi-Pro
    Another crazy complaint.

    What do you propose instead? They do it because that's how a football match is settled in competition, extra time then pens.

    Why change this?
  • Kouli06
    700 posts Semi-Pro
    edited January 12
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Would you need to? 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw and 0 for a loss...

    I like that personally.
    If you have to go ET it just starts to drag.
    Would make the 30 games go a little faster too.
    I’d say at least 5-6 of my 30 normally go to ET then 1-2 to pens.
  • Pocketsquareguy
    1956 posts Fans' Favourite
    Stop playing so defensive then. I rarely get pens in WL. Maybe 1 in 30 games

    A 5-5 game can go to pens just as easily as 1-1 game.
  • Cortza
    130 posts Has Potential To Be Special
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    30 yard finesse game of HORSE.
  • Cortza wrote: »
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    30 yard finesse game of HORSE.

    Dibs on SIF Reus
  • SeanDCFC
    2357 posts Fans' Favourite
    Noo wrote: »
    Another crazy complaint.

    happen
    Why change this?

    A football match is always settled on pens? I've seen many draws in my time.
  • SeanDCFC
    2357 posts Fans' Favourite
    I've also never seen a "League" game settled on pens.
  • greif44
    1333 posts Professional
    ICUP wrote: »
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Golden goal

    lmao most funny thing about FIFA that I saw this week. Then overtimes would look like:
    Golden kickoff goal
    Golden first touch finesse goal
    Golden rebound goal
    etc
  • Boommaametw3
    1123 posts Professional
    Stop playing so defensive then. I rarely get pens in WL. Maybe 1 in 30 games

    How is playing penalties playing defensive?
  • Brunjes_FC
    32 posts Last Pick at the Park
    edited January 13
    Imagine the forum rage when player A needs 3 points from their last 1-2 games to achieve the rank they want, while player B only needs 1 more point to achieve their rank. Player B then plays ultra defensive, wastes time and abuses everything they can to get a draw.

    Win-loss-draw would see even more toxic stuff happen than currently does. Penalties are a part of the real sport too, so it’s not BS to have it in the game. People want to cry that having penalties decide a ‘league game’ isn’t realistic, well playing 30 games in one weekend isn’t either, it’s not a normal season based league, so you can’t argue that.

    To people suggesting golden goal. I can see it now. Five threads per day “my opponent got the first kick off and scored in golden goal, this is BS EA, fix your game and remove golden goal from WL or I quit!”

    Current system is fine. Learn how to do penalties. If you can’t win in 120mins, then RNG and luck decide your fate.
  • Ibraphonic
    661 posts An Exciting Prospect
    Totally agree, its not a tournament, its called weekend league. Games should only go for 90 mins. This would mean less people get 30-0 as well. A lot more fair
  • Abrahams1878
    33 posts Park Captain
    Pens is 50-50 chance of winning dont know why people are saying they are good at pen shoot outs its pot luck 😂
  • Zakury
    494 posts An Exciting Prospect
    ICUP wrote: »
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Golden goal

    But that's an unfair advantage of the team that kicks off
  • Zakury
    494 posts An Exciting Prospect
    Pens is 50-50 chance of winning dont know why people are saying they are good at pen shoot outs its pot luck 😂

    Total bs
  • Pens is 50-50 chance of winning dont know why people are saying they are good at pen shoot outs its pot luck 😂

    not for me
    I win maybe 1 out of 10 PEN shootouts
  • abcdefg123
    476 posts Sunday League Hero
    Zakury wrote: »
    How would you decide a game then?

    Would you need to? 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw and 0 for a loss...

    I think this is the best suggestion. Would make the game more fun if people were trying to win rather than trying not to lose
  • Noo
    915 posts Semi-Pro
    SeanDCFC wrote: »
    Noo wrote: »
    Another crazy complaint.

    happen
    Why change this?

    A football match is always settled on pens? I've seen many draws in my time.

    Deliberately edits the quote. Not helpful.

    "A football match is settled on draws."

    See I can do it too.
  • Abrahams1878
    33 posts Park Captain
    WL should involve draws 100%
  • Noo
    915 posts Semi-Pro
    Ibraphonic wrote: »
    Totally agree, its not a tournament, its called weekend league. Games should only go for 90 mins. This would mean less people get 30-0 as well. A lot more fair

    A simple points based system could work. But what about DC's? I'd the match is a draw should it be replayed or the one who's connection dropped get a loss? Or a draw? Could this make the system more vulnerable to another no loss glitch?

    There is a lot to consider.

    Pluss it's not that much of an issue. If your going to pens every game you should try to win more rather than not loose. And it mirrors real life tournament games. Not that big a deal imo.
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