An offence committed by a player according to law 12 (1, 3) of the IFAB Laws of the Game.
- Normally a foul is penalized with a Free kick.
- A foul committed in the penalty area (Penalty foul) is penalized by a Penalty kick.
- A foul, when it's done in a Duel, will have a corresponding Foul suffered for the opponent player. The fouls outside of duels (i.e. Hand balls) are not considered fouls suffered for the opponent team.
Together with a normal foul type, there are special foul types specifically tagged:
A foul signalled for touch the ball with a hand in unnatural position.
A violent action, a deliberate kick or punch of an opponent without the ball.
A foul whistled for diving, simulating a foul.
A foul whistled for commiting a foul that the referee doesn’t whistle, letting the play continue.
A foul whistled for arguing with the referee.
A foul whistled out of the open play.
Fouls are always unsuccessful.
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Fouls / 90
Number of fouls normalized per 90 minutes.