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Each step should be applied in order listed.
|Half||Time ELAPSED||Goal Difference||Action||Notes|
|1st||less than 20 mins||Any||None||MUST play at least 20 mins|
|1st||20 mins||<7||Finish the complete half, regardless of future GD||Even if GD is 10 or more, finish the half|
|1st||20 mins||=7, or =8, or =9||Half Ends||2nd Half is 20 mins|
|1st||20 mins||>=10||Game Ends||do NOT K/O 2nd Half|
|Halftime||=7, or =8, or =9||2nd Half is 20 mins||Follow 2nd half rules below|
|Halftime or 2H||any||>=10||Game ends immediately||Do NOT K/O 2nd Half if not started|
|2nd||any||If 1st H was 20 mins AND GD drops below 7||None; 2nd half remains 20 mins||Once 2H is 20 mins, it never changes|
Courtesy of In The Opinion Of The Referee