The restart is a direct free kick for the opponents or a penalty kick if the recipient was inside of his own penalty area. It is also a send off for the player who spit.
A direct free kick.
An indirect free kick is when the kick is unintentional.
Only if the kick awarded was a direct free kick.
Yes. Anyone on the field can score a direct or indirect free kick.
Charging an opponent is a direct free kick offense.
A player may be guilty of an offside offense directly from a direct free kick.
A direct free kick is a kick that requires only one person to touch it before it goes into the goal to count.
Yes, you can be called offside on direct free kicks and indirect free kicks. You cannot be offside on a throw-in, goal kick, corner kick, or kickoff, though.
An indirect free kick must be touched by another player before it goes into the net to count as a goal. A direct free kick does not.
in order to score a goal, an indirect free kick must touch another player before entering the net. A direct free kick does not.
There are specific infractions that determine whether a free kick is direct or indirect. The referee is not (should not be) just making it up.A direct free kick may directly score a goal.An indirect free kick must touch one other player before a goal may be scored.How do I tell?Watch the referee while waiting for the kick to be taken.Is their arm straight up in the air?If "no," then it is a direct free kick.If "yes," then it is an indirect free kick.