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What Is The Difference Between Futsal and Soccer?

SOCCER FUTSAL (5-a-side soccer)
#5 ball #4 ball - 30% less bounce
11 Players 5 Players
3 Substitutions Unlimited “flying” substitutions (12 Players per Team)
Throw-in Kick-in
Running Clock Stopped Clock
45 Minute halves 20 minute halves
No time-out 1 time-out per half
Goal kick Goal Clearance (throw)
Some contact No shoulder charges or sliding tackles
No absolute time limit to restart game 4-second rule on restarts
Offside rule No Offside Rule
GK steps No restrictions, but limited to 4 seconds
Goalkeeper cannot touch by hand a ball kicked back Goalkeeper cannot touch by hand a ball played back
Unlimited back passes to GK One back pass to Goalkeeper
No sub for player sent off Player sent off can be substituted for after 2 min or other has scored
Corner kick placed in arch Corner kick placed on corne