Is the World Cup Fair Play tiebreaker simply the worst? | The Tylt

Is the World Cup Fair Play tiebreaker simply the worst?

Due to multiple even tiebreakers, Senegal is missing out on the knockout round because of fair play, which takes into account the number of yellow and red cards a team has accumulated through the tournament. Some think a team advancing should be determined by skill on the field, not the severity of fouls determined by suspect referees. Others think Fair Play points are a perfectly fine tiebreaker that rarely gets used anyway. What do you think? ⚽

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Eliminating teams because of "fair play" is the opposite of fair play. Senegal had two more yellow cards than Japan and that's the reason it can't compete in the knockout round? That's awful. 

If FIFA wants another tiebreaker, it should go by goals scored or a one-day penalty kick playoff. Let teams earn the right to advance instead of punishing them for what might have been an overly sensitive referee.

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If Senegal wanted to advance to the knockout round, the national team should not have committed bad fouls. Teams know exactly what the tiebreaker rules are before the World Cup starts. Senegal should have known not to get unnecessary yellow cards. People might not like it, but the Fair Play tiebreaker is a fine way to determine who advances.

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Is the World Cup Fair Play tiebreaker simply the worst?
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