Victory to practice for penalty showdown

January 31, 2007
By Guy Hand
Melbourne Victory will test its players' nerves with spot-kick practice on Thursday as the spectre of a penalty shootout to decide who hosts the A-League grand final looms large.A 0-0 draw in Sunday night's major semi-final second leg against Adelaide United at Telstra Dome will send the match to 30 minutes' extra-time, before a penalty shootout kicks in.The first leg in Adelaide last weekend finished 0-0.But while Victory coach Ernie Merrick expects Sunday's contest to be over inside 90 minutes, ...

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