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Golden Point in Championship in 2020

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This is an interesting rule change next season:

Betfred Championship and League 1 clubs will fall into line with Super League by introducing golden point extra time in 2020 - but with a twist.

If a game is level after 80 minutes, teams will play two five-minute periods of extra time in a bid to get a positive result.

However, each team will receive a point for a draw as normal and an extra point will be up for grabs to the first team to score in extra time.
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So, two teams face each other in the last match of the season - one needs two points for promotion and the other needs one point to avoid relegation.

What do they do ?

They arrange a draw after 80 minutes to each get a point and then allow the team wanting promotion to win by golden point.

What's that you say ? .... "It couldn't happen"

Couldn't it ?

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