Russia was knocked off the Euro 2012 by Greece by their achievement of scoring more goals than Greece.
Their sin – they lost to Greece. I wonder if the strategy to give heads-up to a team only ’cause their one-on-one record is better than a goal difference is a good one!
So when it ended, stats were ..
I wonder why other statistics too were ignored? Is head-to-head a better criteria to move a team up?