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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

2010 WC: Seeding formula based on current standings (11 March 2009)

Seeded teams for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.

Qualified teams determined using the current standings and the FIFA rankings.

No changes.
 1 Germany             60.3 30.3 30.0
2 Brazil 58.3 29.3 29.0
3 Italy 56.7 27.3 29.3
4 Spain 56.3 25.3 31.0
5 England 50.7 26.3 24.3
6 Argentina 49.7 21.0 28.7
7 Netherlands 43.7 14.7 29.0
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8 Croatia 35.0 9.0 26.0
9 USA 33.0 13.7 19.3
10 Turkey 33.0 10.0 23.0
11 Paraguay 32.3 11.7 20.7
12 Russia 25.7 3.0 22.7
13 Ghana 24.3 13.3 11.0
14 Japan 24.0 13.3 10.7
15 Cameroon 23.3 3.0 20.3
16 Korea Republic 22.7 15.7 7.0
17 Australia 22.0 11.3 10.7
18 Nigeria 21.0 2.7 18.3
19 Greece 20.0 0.0 20.0
20 Uruguay 18.3 2.7 15.7
21 Israel 18.3 0.0 18.3
22 Denmark 17.3 7.7 9.7
23 Serbia 17.3 5.3 12.0
24 Cote d'Ivoire 16.7 6.0 10.7
25 Egypt 15.3 0.0 15.3
26 Costa Rica 15.0 8.3 6.7
27 Iran 12.7 5.3 7.3
28 Chile 10.7 0.0 10.7
29 Trinidad and Tobago 7.3 5.3 2.0
30 South Africa 6.0 3.0 3.0
31 Slovakia 4.7 0.0 4.7
32 Korea DPR 1.0 0.0 1.0
Top 7 + South Africa seeded.

The pots:

Pot 1: Argentina, Brazil, England, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain
Pot 2: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Israel, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey
Pot 3: Australia, Costa Rica, Iran, Japan, Korea DPR, Korea Republic, USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Pot 4: Cameroon, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Paraguay, Uruguay

Possible draw (using random.org):

Group A: South Africa, Slovakia, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile
Group B: Argentina, Croatia, Iran, Cameroon
Group C: England, Russia, Japan, Uruguay
Group D: Brazil, Israel, Korea DPR, Cote d'Ivoire
Group E: Germany, Greece, Korea Republic, Egypt
Group F: Italy, Serbia, Costa Rica, Paraguay
Group G: Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Nigeria
Group H: Spain, Denmark, Australia, Ghana

2 comments:

  1. Tied for last in the hex. Based on the current standings they don't qualify. Things can change of course.

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