FUTURO 2013 - Learning Modules - Advantage

FIFA directs referees to take into account the following considerations before applying ADVANTAGE, with the most important at the top and the least important in the bottom row:

Chance to score a goal
Distance from goal Chance of a promising attack
Location on the field of play Number of defenders Number of attackers
Skill of the player The severity of the foul Possession of the ball Atmosphere of the match
The foul warrants a yellow card The foul warrants a red card Match control of the referee Time in the game Playing conditions The score of the match