When Barbados & Grenada both tried to score deliberate OGs
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Golden Goal sounds like the type of rule that should make a game of football more exciting, but the reality was quite often very different.
With both already knackered teams too frightened to make a mistake that could be punished and lead to their defeat, extra-time periods featuring Golden Goal were usually cagey, tense affairs.
That presented quite the problem for the organisers of the qualifying tournament of the 1994 Caribbean Cup. With only one team qualifying from each of the five groups, it was decided to spice things up by ruling that every match must have a winner – no draws would be allowed.
Unsurprisingly, it created some chaos.
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