silver goal


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silver goal

Soccer (in certain competitions) a goal scored in a full half of extra time that is played if a match is drawn. This goal counts as the winner if it is the only goal scored in the full half or full period of extra time
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Dellas, whose silver goal in the semi-final against the Czech Republic saw the Greeks continue their epic journey through the tournament, was adamant that the Portuguese will start favourites at the Estadio da Luz.
Greece wrote a new chapter in their incredible Euro 2004 odyssey with a silver goal winner from former Sheffield United defender Traianos Dellas in the Estadio do Dragao, home of Porto, last night.
The former Sheffield United player, now a squad man with Serie A's Roma, scored the last-gasp silver goal which dashed the Czech Republic's European Championship dream.
The Board also voted to scrap the golden goal and silver goal rules once Euro 2004 has finished during their meeting.
In August, Yellowstone exceeded the Silver goal, achieving a Gold LEED certification by the USGBC.
Then 1-0 victories over France, thanks to Charisteas in the 65th minute, and Czech Republic - defender Traianos Dellas' silver goal on 115 minutes - took them to the Final.
Despite flirting with the golden goal and the silver goal, it seems Fifa has decided the shoot-out scenario is the match decider for them.
The Czechs themselves were arguably the best team at Euro 2004, where they lost to an extra-time silver goal in the semi-finals, and have set out on the road to Germany with a 2-0 defeat in Holland - no disgrace - and a 1-0 victory at home to Romania, which is still very creditable.
Dellas, 28, even managed to get on the scoresheet with the priceless, semi-final silver goal that sent the Czech Republic crashing out of the tournament.
Even before his silver goal on Thursday he'd been one big reason why the Euro 2004 minnows had blown the odds out of the water.
He scored a vital equaliser against Spain and the winner against outgoing champions France in the quarterfinal and, after Thursday's silver goal victory over the Czech Republic in the semifinal, he and his team-mates are just one win away from what would be one of the biggest upsets ever in football.
Baros was virtually shut out of the semi-final by Greece defender Georgios Seitaridis, who did a limpet-like man-marking job on the 23-year- old before another Greek defender Traianos Dellas scored the silver goal that put the surprise packages into tomorrow's final with Portugal.