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The rule will remain in place across 90 minutes. However, once a second leg goes into extra-time the away side will no longer gain an advantage. Plans to scrap the rule entirely were dismissed.
The changes are expected to be voted in this Friday, according to The Sun. The rule change will be in place for next season’s qualifiers, which are expected to see Hibs enter at the play-off stage with the Easter Road club currently in third place in the Scottish Premiership table.
At present, Jack Ross’ men will enter qualifying for the new Europa Conference League, but will move into the Europa League play-off should this season’s Scottish Cup be won by any of the top three. This would guarantee group-stage football one way or another with EL play-off losers dropping into the ECL.
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