extra time


sport an additional period played at the end of a match, to compensate for time lost through injury or (in certain circumstances) to allow the teams to achieve a conclusive result

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Contemporary Examples of extra time

  • It ran to the 2-2 extra time, the first World Cup extra-time battle since 1934 when Italy beat Czechoslovakia in Rome.

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    England's Misery

    Harold Evans

    June 27, 2010