6 Europeans, 5 South Americans, 3 North Americans and 2 African countries qualified for the next group. None of the Asian Football (AFC) region team could qualify. In fact all the four teams representing AFC finished at the bottom and none could win any match. 9 matches resulted in a draw, five of them were goalless draws. Check the complete statistics of group stage qualification. Who qualified from which group, how much points they got, how many goals they scored, and also the comparison between the teams that have qualified.
FIFA World Cup 2014: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Group Stage Recap
Summary: Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, Group H
FIFA World Cup 2014: Points Table, Goal Statistics, Goal Scores, Groups and Team Qualification
History and Records: History of All Previous Editions, History of Hattricks, Who Reached Top Four in Previous Editions!!
Interesting Statistics of Group Stage
- None of the teams from Asia and Australia region qualified for the next round.
Greece is the only team in Round of 16 whose goal difference is in negative.
9 points earned by 4 teams who all won the 3 matches they played.
7 points earned by 5 teams as they won 2 and drew 1.
6 points earned by 3 teams as they won 2 matches.
4 points earned by 4 teams as they won one match and drew one.
10 goals, as Netherlands scored the highest number of goals followed by Colombia.
4 goals is maximum goals hit at group stage by Muller, Messi and Neymar.
Performance of Nations From Different Zones
- Out of 13 Europeans teams, 6 Qualified for the 2nd round.
Out of 6 South American teams, 5 qualified. Only Ecuador failed to qualify.
Out of 4 North American countries 3 qualified. Only Honduras failed.
Out of 5 African countries 2 qualified.
Out of 4 Asian Football Confederation teams (including Australia) none qualified.
Name of Qualifying teams from each group
- Group A: Brazil, Mexico
Group B: Netherlands, Chile
Group C: Colombia, Greece
Group D: Costa Rica, Uruguay
Group E: France, Switzerland
Group F: Argentina, Nigeria
Group G: Germany, USA
Group H: Belgium, Algeria
Points Earned by Qualifying teams from each group
9 Points: Netherlands (Group B), Colombia (Group C), Argentina (Group F), Belgium (Group H)
7 Points: Brazil, Mexico (Group A), Costa Rica (Group D), France (Group E), Germany (Group G)
6 Points: Chile (Group B), Uruguay (Group D), Switzerland (Group E)
4 Points: Greece (Group C), Nigeria (Group F), United States (Group G), Algeria (Group E)
Goals and Points of Teams Reaching Round of 16
GS=Goals Scored, GC=Goals conceded, GD= Goal difference, P=Points
- Europe: Netherlands, Greece, France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium
Group E became the only team to send two European teams.
SOuth American Teams: Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North American: Mexico, Costa Rica, USA
Africa: Nigeria, Algeria
Goals Scored by Each Group
- Summary: Group B: 22 Goals
Group E: 19 Goals
Group A: 18 Goals
Group C: 17 Goals
Group C: 17 Goals
Group H: 14 Goals
Group F: 14 Goals
Group D: 12 Goals scored
9 matches resulted in a draw, five of them were goalless draws.
- 0-0: Iran Vs Nigeria, Brazil Vs Mexico, Japan Vs Greece, and Costa Rica Vs England, Ecuador Vs France 0-0
1-1: Russia Vs Korea , Algeria Vs Russia
2-2 Germany Vs Ghana , USA Vs Portugal 2-2
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