Group Stage Standings

Each metric is used to determine order within a group. In the event of a tie, the next metric will be used to break it. If there's still a tie after all metrics are taken into account, the order will be determined by a random drawing.

      Points awared (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw)

      Goal difference (goals scored minus goals allowed)

      Goals scored

The number next to each country name is the seed it was given prior to the start of the tournament. Lower numbers are countries expected to do better.

Group A

  1. 9 France

    1. 1 point
    2. -1 goals more than opponents
    3. 1 goals
  2. 16 Uruguay

    1. 7 points
    2. 4 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goals
  3. 17 Mexico

    1. 4 points
    2. 1 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  4. 83 South Africa

    1. 4 point
    2. -2 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goal

Group B

  1. 7 Argentina

    1. 9 points
    2. 6 goals more than opponents
    3. 7 goals
  2. 13 Greece

    1. 3 points
    2. -3 goals more than opponents
    3. 2 goals
  3. 21 Nigeria

    1. 1 points
    2. -2 goal more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  4. 47 South Korea

    1. 4 points
    2. -1 goals more than opponents
    3. 5 goals

Group C

  1. 8 England

    1. 5 points
    2. 1 goal more than opponents
    3. 2 goals
  2. 14 United States

    1. 5 points
    2. 1 goal more than opponents
    3. 4 goal
  3. 25 Slovenia

    1. 4 points
    2. 0 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  4. 30 Algeria

    1. 1 points
    2. -2 goal more than opponents
    3. 0 goals

Group D

  1. 6 Germany

    1. 6 points
    2. 4 goals more than opponents
    3. 5 goals
  2. 15 Serbia

    1. 3 points
    2. -1 goal more than opponents
    3. 2 goals
  3. 20 Australia

    1. 4 points
    2. -3 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  4. 32 Ghana

    1. 4 points
    2. 0 goals more than opponents
    3. 2 goals

Group E

  1. 4 Netherlands

    1. 9 points
    2. 4 goals more than opponents
    3. 5 goals
  2. 19 Cameroon

    1. 0 points
    2. -3 goals more than opponents
    3. 2 goals
  3. 36 Denmark

    1. 3 points
    2. -3 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  4. 45 Japan

    1. 6 points
    2. 2 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goals

Group F

  1. 5 Italy

    1. 2 points
    2. -1 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goals
  2. 31 Paraguay

    1. 5 points
    2. 2 goals more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  3. 34 Slovakia

    1. 4 points
    2. -1 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goal
  4. 78 New Zealand

    1. 3 points
    2. 0 goals more than opponents
    3. 2 goals

Group G

  1. 1 Brazil

    1. 7 points
    2. 4 more goals than opponents
    3. 5 goals
  2. 3 Portugal

    1. 5 points
    2. 7 goals more than opponents
    3. 7 goals
  3. 27 Ivory Coast

    1. 4 points
    2. -6 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goals
  4. 105 North Korea

    1. 0 points
    2. -4 goal more than opponents
    3. 1 goal

Group H

  1. 2 Spain

    1. 6 points
    2. 2 goals more than opponents
    3. 4 goals
  2. 18 Chile

    1. 6 points
    2. 1 goal more than opponents
    3. 3 goals
  3. 24 Switzerland

    1. 4 points
    2. 0 goal more than opponents
    3. 1 goal
  4. 38 Honduras

    1. 1 points
    2. -3 goal more than opponents
    3. 0 goals