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Penalties - Player on a Hat-trick

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Alright guys, this just happened to me like 5 seconds ago. I'm playing as Middlesbrough in the Championship, winning 4-0 and David Wheater's scored 2 headers from corners. I get a penalty and he steps up to take it and fails miserably and puts it miles wide. Is there anyway of stopping players on a hat-trick taking penalties?
 
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Manually set your penalty taker. If you don't the game lets the player with the best rating shoot.
 
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Manually set your penalty taker. If you don't the game lets the player with the best rating shoot.
I have done, Kris Boyd is set as my penalty taker and was on the field but the game seems to always let the player who's on a hat-trick take the penalty.
 
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Manually set your penalty taker. If you don't the game lets the player with the best rating shoot.
this doesn't stop the problem...

even with a set panalty taker on the pitch, if a different player has scored twice he will take the penalty regardless of ability, to attempt a hattrick

i dont know if its possible to stop this and it annoys me too
 
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You were 4-0 up, stop moaning :p
 
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There's no way to stop this, you could call it a flaw or maybe just a nice gesture to get a hattrick, only frustrating i guess if you are drawing or losing and that penalty has the chance to win or draw the game.
 
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You were 4-0 up, stop moaning :p
true...

but if the game is 2-2 and your CB scored both your goals and you get a pen in the 93rd minute....

he hoofs it into row Z and you don't win the game
 
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Stop using the corner cheat?
Which is?

Just because he scored 2 in a game doesn't mean I'm using a 'cheat' I play the game properly. Set my corners to far post and then set the players accordingly :)

Not that I have to justify myself to you.


this doesn't stop the problem...

even with a set panalty taker on the pitch, if a different player has scored twice he will take the penalty regardless of ability, to attempt a hattrick

i dont know if its possible to stop this and it annoys me too
It is very annoying, as like someone else said if it was 2-2 and he missed it I'd be so annoyed.

I think they should work it into the game that you get the option and it comes up at the bottom like 'Let X take penalty or choose taker'. The player could then react after the game positively or negatively to not being allowed to get a hat-trick.
 
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the only way to do this or get around it , is when the penalty is given sub the player with 2 goals , and your set penalty taker will take it,haven't tried it but it may work
 
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But why would you substitute arguably your best defender who's scored two goals?

I'm afraid you can't get it both ways - you have to hope he hits the target next time.
 
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this doesn't stop the problem...

even with a set panalty taker on the pitch, if a different player has scored twice he will take the penalty regardless of ability, to attempt a hattrick

i dont know if its possible to stop this and it annoys me too
Oh I wasn't aware. But still, I wouldn't consider it a problem, it just adds to the realism. In reality they would let the guy on a hat-trick score I suppose.

But this also happens when the game is on the line? That wouldn't be realistic at all...
 
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The players attributes might affect it. For example if the captain has a high influence or the player on a hat trick has high team work? Not entirely sure but that might be the case.
 
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I didn't say you have to , i just said it's probably the only way to stop him from taking the penalty.i guess depends on how far into the game you are and other circumstances.
 
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I'm pretty sure if the game was on the line, a defender with 2 goals wouldn't take the shot.

Winning 4-0 with a sweet opportunity at a hat trick is understandable.

Btw, you won't be able to sub the PK taker, even if you do it, the refs probably won't allow the sub in for a minute or two.
 
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I'm pretty sure if the game was on the line, a defender with 2 goals wouldn't take the shot.

Winning 4-0 with a sweet opportunity at a hat trick is understandable.

Btw, you won't be able to sub the PK taker, even if you do it, the refs probably won't allow the sub in for a minute or two.
I think that you aren't able to make any tactical changes. I've tried to set a penalty taker the moment it's given (as I don't pre-set takers, I like to change them in the game), but it only makes the changes afterwards...
 
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It doesn't always happen like that though in real life, when Newcastle beat Sunderland 5-0 Nolan had 2 goals and Newcastle got a penalty but Ameobi took the penalty. Obviously when I'm 4-0 it doesn't matter but if this happens when its 2-2 or whatever then I'll be pretty ******!
 
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Manually set your penalty taker. If you don't the game lets the player with the best rating shoot.
Not necessarily true. For some reason, in my last game Sissoko took a penalty (his stats are 9 for penalty taking) and missed. I checked the rest of the line up and there were several players with 15+ for penalty taking, and the guy wasn't on a hat-trick, so I can't explain it.
 
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