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In the NFL, if the score is tied at the end of the fourth quarter, the game goes into overtime (OT). The current overtime rules follow a modified sudden death format. In this format, the first team to score wins the game, unless a field goal is scored on the first possession of overtime. In that event, the team that did not score is allowed one ...


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The rules in Euro 2012 (see 8.07) state that if 2 teams are equal on points, the first criteria applied to seperate the teams is the winner of the game of the respective teams. If the teams had drawn and were still equal points, only then would it be decided by goal difference. If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, ...


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You can find list of tiebreakers in Wikipedia article on 2018 FIFA World Cup (link to the current revision). They are specified in Section 32.5 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Regulations (link to Internet Archive) and on FIFA World Cup site (Internet Archive). I have also copied them below. If I understood them correctly, this is what happens in the situation ...


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1) According to the Premier League Handbook, the two teams are tied if the positions are irrelevant (i.e. no relegation or cup qualification is affected): C.7: Subject to Rule C.17, if any two or more Clubs have scored the same number of points, have the same goal difference and have scored the same number of goals in League Matches in that Season; they ...


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It's because Greece beat Russia 1-0. In the Euro, when teams are equal on points the decider is which team beat the other. Goal difference is the second decider in the event of the two teams having drawn their match.


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According to this article from Boston.com, strength of victory is the composite record of the teams that the team in question has defeated: Using strength of schedule (the composite record of all opponents) and strength of victory (the composite record of teams defeated), New England was in the middle of the pack among the 12 teams that made the ...


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If two or more teams end up with same points in points table, then team having more Goal Difference i.e., Goals Scored minus Goals Against, wins the title. if Goal Differences are also same for those teams, then team having more Goals Scored would win the title. And if Goals Scored are also same for those teams, then all those teams on top having same ...


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The 2014 ATP Official Rulebook, 9.03 (Emirates ATP Rankings), Section E lists three different tie breakers in the event that players have the same total number of points. E. Ties. When two or more players have the same total number of points, ties shall be broken as follows: 1) the most total points from the Grand Slams, ATP World Tour Masters ...


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Common games in the NFL tie breaking rules are games that teams have with common opponents. For example, let's say that Team A and Team B are tied and are both in the running for a wildcard spot in the playoffs. Looking at each of their 16-game schedules, they have each played Teams C, D, E, and F at some point during the season. These are the common games. ...


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The two major South American international club competitions (Copa Libertadores de América and Copa Sudamericana) currently use away goals rule in all knockout phases BUT the finals. For the finals, two matches are played. If the tie in points and goals persists, a 30 minutes extra time (in two halves) is played. If the tie still persists, a penalty shoot-...


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The first, and only, case of a tiebreaker deciding a playoff spot prior to the AFL-NFL merger was a notable one. In 1967, the Baltimore Colts entered the final week of the regular season at 11-0-2, trying to become the first team to go undefeated since the 1929 Green Bay Packers. However, they had to travel to Los Angeles to face the 10-1-2 Rams, their ...


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First, it's important to understand what constitutes "finishing" a race in Track and Field. The winner is not the first person to get a body part across the line or "touch the tape" as you referred. The winner is the first person to get their torso across the finish line. A situation similar to this occurred in the US Olympic trials for the 2012 London ...


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Super over, or one over eliminator is used when both the teams end up on the same score at the end of a T20 game. This is similar to a penalty shootout in football or a tie-breaker in tennis. Both team captains have to give a list of three batsmen and a bowler from their team to the umpire. These 4 players from each team will participate in the super over. ...


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Each tournament will have its own playing conditions. I'm not sure about other tournaments, as per the playing conditions of IPL The super over will be declared as a tie. Then, if the match is a league match. 1 point will be given per team If both the teams have an equal number of points their relative positions shall be determined by the ...


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Briefly, the tie-breaking criteria in the NHL are (at least for this season): The most important is, of course, number of points. The second tie-breaker is number of wins in the games, which were decided in regular time or overtime. (I.e., the wins after shootouts are excluded.) The third tie-breaker is number of points that tied teams have in their games ...


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According to the rules, rule 5. Score in Game states: 5. SCORE IN A GAME ...The player/team whose turn it was to serve first in the tie-break game shall be the receiver in the first game of the following set.


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This is the rule if the runs scored by two teams in Super Over is equal... In the event of the teams having the same score after super over has been completed, the team that hit the most number of sixes combined from its two innings in both the main match and the super over shall be the winner. If the number sixes hit by both teams is equal, ...


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The first criteria applied to separate the teams is the winner of the game of the respective teams (head to head). If the teams had drawn and were still equal points, only then would it be decided by goal difference. This follows the Champions League method rather than the World Cup method. Enforced, basically, to stop a 'Peru 78' type event, whereby ...


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According to the ATP Official Rulebook, all the ATP 1000 matches have a tie-break in the final set, even the finals: ATP World Tour tournaments and the ATP Challenger Tour tournaments are governed by the ATP. Unless otherwise specified, all regulations are applicable to both ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour tournaments.    &...


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First, it should be pointed out that until all matches have played, it might be impossible to apply some of the tie-breakers. For this reason, I would consider tables with only 5 matches of 6 played only as informative. For example if you look at this rule: higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in ...


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This is the criterion which decides it (emphasis mine). higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question; It is basically the same as the well-known away goals rule which is commonly used for two-leg fixtures. If you look at the results in the matches between these two teams, Hapoel scored one ...


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If the last two matches of Group F really end the way you predict, then you are right in saying that Germany, Mexico and Sweden would all have 6 points, 3 goals for and 2 against. Martin is also right in pointing out that the next criteria that need to be checked are d), e) and f): If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, ...


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Referencing the rules for the 2014 Tour De France (I am assuming that these follow general standards for international cycling, but had a hard time finding a specific source for global cycling competition rules, like FIFA has rules for soccer around the world - if anyone finds a set of rules, I'd be interested in seeing them). Article 24 of the rules has ...


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For most multi-day tours the rules are similar. The winner is determined in the following order: Most points for the mountain classification Most first places at Hors Categorie climbs Most first places at first categorie climbs And so on... If both riders have finished first on the exact same distribution of mountains. That is, there is still no decisive ...


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As FIFA rules declare: By comparing goal differences Total Goals scored Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned Greater number of goals scored in all group matches between the teams concerned Drawing of lots by the FIFA organizing committee These rules are only in FIFA World Cup See here for more details


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Basically... Greece got through due to head to head vs russia (1-0 win) but holland can still qualify because if they win by more than two goals then 3 teams will be on the same points meaning the head to head results no longer counts, so it goes to goal difference


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The Premier League rulebook states: If at the end of the Season, either the League Champions or the Clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions cannot be determined because 2 or more Clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the Clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding League Matches on ...


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Men Wikipedia article Longest tiebreaker in tennis (current revision) lists 52 points (27-25) from the match between Bury/Kowalczyk and Dasnières de Veigy/Gicquel in the first round of 2012 Marrakech challenger. However, this was at ATP Challenger Tour, not at ATP World Tour level. The longest supertiebreak at ATP level seems to be 44 points (23-21) from ...


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You are wrong. This is very clearly explained to the NFL's tiebreakers page: Two Clubs Head-to-head (best won-lost-tied percentage in games between the clubs). i.e. the head to head record is the first tie-breaker to be applied.


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Section 50.5 (a) - (c) states that all teams are first ranked by points, then goal difference, then goals scored. If any teams are level after applying all three criteria in this order, section 50.5 (d) - (f) states that the matches played between the equal teams are then ranked by (once again): points, then goal difference, then goals scored. The ...


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