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UEFA Champions League standings for group B are shown below: gb

While the same table from skysports.com and other websites like espn, foxsports, flashscore put PSG ahead of Bayern Munich as shown in figure below: gb-ss

So, my question is, why is Bayern Munich ahead of PSG in UEFA table with goal difference of 3 against goal difference of 5? Is this a mistake or because of their club coefficient they are ahead or there are some other reason.

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    Because they are alphabetically sorted. – gdrt Sep 13 '17 at 13:34
  • Agreed with @gdrt, it happens in all cases, for example in Group A FC Basel 1893 has a goal difference of -3 and is ahead of SL Benfica, which is only -1. They have a footnote stating that Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played. – fedorqui Sep 13 '17 at 13:41
  • @gdrt Well didn't think of that, was looking at goal difference only, now you mentioned it I feel stupid and this line at the bottom "Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played" may have something for table not being updated with GD. – Ram Chandra Giri Sep 13 '17 at 13:41
  • @fedorqui Sir was writing comment beat me by 20 sec or so. – Ram Chandra Giri Sep 13 '17 at 13:43
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    Ram: great minds think alike ;-) – fedorqui Sep 13 '17 at 13:46
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According to UEFA group stage tie-breaking rules:

If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied in the order given to determine their rankings:

  • a. higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  • [...]

But as Bayern Munich and PSG have not yet played, they are just sorted alphabetically. You can see that in other groups as well.

Also as you and @fedorqui already mentioned in the comments there's a footnote stating that:

Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

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