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    World Cup: How do you move on?

    Is it lose and go home from here on out, or do ties still factor in?



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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    16 team bracket, single elimination starting Saturday.


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    It's elimination games from here on out. If the game is tied at the end of Full Time, there are two 15 minute periods of extra time, followed by penalty kicks. Winner moves on, loser goes home.


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    I'm finding myself wondering why the US has to play a day earlier than England, when the US won the group. Then again, Germany won their group, and they're playing Sunday, so maybe it's just the way the schedule worked out.



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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I'm finding myself wondering why the US has to play a day earlier than England, when the US won the group. Then again, Germany won their group, and they're playing Sunday, so maybe it's just the way the schedule worked out.
    this. related question, how did the US win the group? What tiebreaker did they have over England?


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Total goals


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    this. related question, how did the US win the group? What tiebreaker did they have over England?
    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    Total goals
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    First tie breaker is Goal Differential, since that was tied for the US and England at +1 it goes to Goals Scored.

    We scored 4 England scored 2.


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    This

    First tie breaker is Goal Differential, since that was tied for the US and England at +1 it goes to Goals Scored.

    We scored 4 England scored 2.
    So our 2-2 tie beats their 0-0 tie ;-)


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    So our 2-2 tie beats their 0-0 tie ;-)
    pretty much, yep.


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    pretty much, yep.
    So our Slovenia game wasn't as disastrous as I thought when we played that game


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    Re: World Cup: How do you move on?

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    this. related question, how did the US win the group? What tiebreaker did they have over England?
    Goals scored


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