The object of the game is to score more goals than your opponent in two simulated 45-minute periods. A goal is scored by kicking the ball into your opponent's net. Each player has a 4-man team. You control one man on your team. The computer controls the other 3 and moves them to simulate a full 11-man team. You see 1/3 of the soccer field at any given time during game play. Screen moves (scrolls) to follow game play.
There are 2 teams - YELLOW and BLUE. For the first half, Yellow defends the top goal, Blue defends the bottom goal. Teams switch ends for the second half.
A KICK-OFF begins each half of the game and starts play after a goal is scored. Yellow team kicks off the first half. Blue team kicks off the second half. Team scored AGAINST kicks off after a goal.