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FIFA World Cup 2018: England Vs Belgium; who tops the group in case of a draw?

The goal difference for both the two teams is the same as of now. If the match ends in a draw tonight the winner would be decided by fair play. 

Published: 28th June 2018 07:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2018 03:47 PM   |  A+A-

Harry Kane celebrates a goal in the world cup. (Photo | AP)

By Online Desk

England play Belgium tonight to decide who finishes top of Group G in the ongoing FIFA World Cup. The winner of the match will top the group.

Both the teams are tied at six points each with two wins from their first two games. 

Both England and Belgium have scored eight goals and conceded two goals apiece. In case of equal points in the group stage, the standings are decided by goal difference.

The goal difference for both the teams is the same as of now. If the match ends in a draw tonight the winner would be decided by fair play. 

Winners by fair play: 

  • The total number of bookings would be counted and the team with less bookings will be declared winners of the group.

  • Bookings are referred to the yellow card and red card received by a player for serious offence on the field. 

  • England have received two yellow cards while Belgium have received three yellows in their first two games. 

  • If the number of bookings are equal for both the teams at the end of tonight's fixture, FIFA would decide the winners of Group G by draw of lots.



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