What is golden goal in soccer?
A goal that is made during a sudden death situation resulting in a team winning the match. It is also a sudden death format common across many sports, that states that the first team to score goals in extra time is the winner.
Golden Goal Rules
he match ends immediately, as soon as one team scores the deciding goal. The golden goal rule is no longer used at the World Cup, so teams play out both 15-minute periods of time even if one team goes ahead during that time.