An indirect free kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football. Unlike a by an indirect free kick does not result in a penalty kick when it occurs in the penalty area; rather, it continues to be taken as an indirect free kick. Procedure · Infringements and sanctions. if a direct free kick is kicked directly into the opponents' goal, a goal is If, when a free kick is taken by the defending team inside its penalty area, the ball is not. Penalty and free kick. Infringements of the Laws which have a material and significant impact on the opposition are punished with the award of a penalty kick.