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Penalty Kicks

This article in the New York Times discusses some interesting facts about penalty kick success rates in soccer:


It’s not that shocking that penalty kick success rates drop on successive kicks–as in a shootout.  However, it is quite interesting that penalty kicks are far more successful when success means an immediate win than when failure means an immediate loss.  Definitely some interesting psychological analysis to be done here.

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