considerations for Tactical Fouls

Stopping a Promising Attack (SPA) and Denial of an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity (DOGSO)
Here are the considerations that you should use when analyzing tactical fouls.
If there is doubt between DOGSO vs No DOGSO or if it is a challenge for the ball vs No challenge for the ball you should go with the lower punishment.

 
 

Stopping a Promising Attack

•Direction
•Distance to Goal
•Number and Location of Attackers and Defenders
•Space
•Options
•Control/Likelihood of Gaining Control

Denying an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity

•Direction
•Distance to Goal
•Number and Location of Defenders
No more than 1 / In a position to defend
•Control/Likelihood of Gaining Control

For DOGSO, ALL must be present otherwise, SPA (or nothing)

 

Inside the Penalty Area:

DOGSO

Challenge for the ball —- Yellow Card
No Challenge for the ball —- Red Card

SPA

Challenge for the ball   —- No misconduct    
No Challenge for the ball —- Yellow Card

 
 

Examples

 

Yellow Card - SPA

Yellow Card - SPA

Red Card - DOGSO

Red Card - DOGSO

Yellow Card - PK - DOGSO - Challenge for the ball

Yellow Card - PK - DOGSO - Challenge for the ball

No Card - PK - SPA - Challenge for the ball

Red Card - PK - DOGSO - No challenge for the ball