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shoot·out

also shoot-out  (sho͞ot′out′)
n.
1.
a. A gunfight.
b. A battle between military forces.
c. Slang A dispute or conflict to settle a disagreement: The marriage ended in a legal shootout.
2. Sports
a. A high-scoring period or game.
b. A means of resolving a tie in sports such as soccer and hockey, in which selected players from each team alternately take individual shots on a goal defended only by a goalie.
Translations

shoot-out

[ˈʃuːtaʊt] N
1.tiroteo m, balacera f (LAm)
2. (Sport)
see penalty B

shoot-out

n
(Ftbl: = penalty shoot-out) → Elfmeterschießen nt
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The Scottish record for penalty shoot-outs was set last year when Stirling Albion beat Hurlford United 13-12 in a Scottish Cup third-round replay after a 2-2 draw.
Penalty shoot-outs have been as unkind to the ladies as their male counterparts of late.
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The statistics prove this: a team that has won its last two shoot-outs has an 89 per cent chance of winning its next one, whereas a side that has failed in its last two shoot-outs has only a 57 percent chance of success.
When asked for his view on shoot-outs and how to prepare for them ahead of the World Cup, Hodgson said: "Win your games, and don't go into extra time.
They came through two penalty shoot-outs, against South Durham and Cestria in the semi-finals and Didcot Casuals in the final, to seal success in the invitation-only event.
THE first round of the Advertiser Cup produced four penalty shoot-outs, Third Division Athletico Bellbao stunning top-flight Barley Mow 7-6 in the shoot-out.
Devils are still unbeaten in Elite League regulation time this season, but have lost penalty shoot-outs against Sheffield Steelers and Braehead Clan to let vital points slip away.
Shearer, who scored 30 goals in 63 games for England, found the net in all three of his shoot-outs - against Germany and Spain in Euro '96 and Argentina in the World Cup two years later.
London, June 22 ( ANI ): England goalkeeper Joe Hart believes penalties are "lotteries" to winning soccer games and is aiming at penalty shoot-outs to pave way for the Three Lions to emerge victorious against Italy.