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Soccer Aggregate Score

Every soccer match has two teams playing each other. One will be designated the home team, the other the away team. When listing the teams in records, the home team will be the first listed team, followed by the away team. Most of the time, the home team hosts the match at their stadium, however, as you'll learn, there are exceptions.

Some of the most prestigious club tournaments, including the UEFA Champions League, use an aggregate scoring format. Are you a fan of the Champions League? Let's learn how the winners and losers are determined.

Two-Legged Tie

A two-legged tie is a series of two matches played between two teams. The matches are called the first leg and second leg, respectively. Each team plays at home once. The winner is usually determined by aggregate score.

Aggregate Scoring

When two teams play home and away, the total added score of the two matches is called the Aggregate Score. In two-legged tournaments, the team with the higher aggregate score against their opponent advances to the next round. The aggregate score is calculated by adding the goals scored of both teams across two matches.

Soccer Away Goal Rule

Win By Aggregate Score

Let's use an example. Team's A and B are using aggregate scoring:

Game 1 (Team A's Stadium)

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Team A (Home Team): 2

Team B (Away Team): 3

Game 2 (Team B's Stadium)

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Team A (Away Team): 1

Team B (Home Team): 2

Aggregate Score

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Team A: 3, Team B: 5

Team B wins by aggregate score.

In two-legged ties, the team with the higher aggregate score against their opponent advances to the next round.

Neutral Ground

Neutral ground is a pitch that is not the home field/stadium for either team. Often, tournament finals or large tournaments will be played at a neutral site. In this case, the home and away team designations are determined at random, or by some ranking system. Often, tournament finals or large tournaments will be played at a neutral ground.



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