tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post4313488348667921090..comments2021-12-07T13:57:27.860+01:00Comments on Football rankings: Confederation weighting: CONMEBOL sure to finish topEdhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06640136267487836463noreply@blogger.comBlogger9125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-84014044792350758792010-07-09T19:19:43.509+02:002010-07-09T19:19:43.509+02:00BK has it right, I expect. FIFA will figure out *s...BK has it right, I expect. FIFA will figure out *some* 'logic' to keep UEFA at '1'.ERichttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00578283790067334744noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-1458421524628836952010-07-09T10:20:43.939+02:002010-07-09T10:20:43.939+02:00You're very pessimistic BK :)You're very pessimistic BK :)Edgarhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/03420252819752301980noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-69548927953694824612010-07-08T21:07:26.936+02:002010-07-08T21:07:26.936+02:00By the way, they usually update the ranking after ...By the way, they usually update the ranking after WC.<br /><br />This time they will say something like "We always look for simpler formulas an methods, so we decided to avoid the weighing calculation and just use 1 for UEFA and Conmebol, and 0.85 for everyone else."<br /><br />This way they will get rid of the slight advantage Conmebol should get now because, you know, it is a pain in Bicycle Kickernoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-72612214760619048042010-07-07T08:41:26.361+02:002010-07-07T08:41:26.361+02:00@Watson
Look at the calculation method.
FIFA Ran...@Watson<br /><br />Look at the calculation method.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.football-rankings.info/2010/03/fifa-ranking-confederation-weighting.html" rel="nofollow">FIFA Ranking: Confederation weighting factor calculation</a><br /><br />Everything after "Now, on to the method" is from FIFA.<br /><br />In 1994, CONMEBOL has 17 matches and 8 wins. As you remember Brazil won the Edgarhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/03420252819752301980noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-7053966218396183532010-07-06T19:25:52.574+02:002010-07-06T19:25:52.574+02:00Tobcoach, you just contradicted yourself. I unders...Tobcoach, you just contradicted yourself. I understand that it is a draw, but since there is a winner in the match (someone moves on to the next round and someone loses) then does FIFA consider that a win? <br /><br />You cannot use the rankings to determine if FIFA counts it as a win for the Confereation Weights, as the rankings have nothing to do with them. I mean just look at how they Watsonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07225132884399101151noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-88390565077399845682010-07-06T15:32:23.694+02:002010-07-06T15:32:23.694+02:00@Watson: Pretty simple, actually.
When a game fini...@Watson: Pretty simple, actually.<br />When a game finishes equal after 120 minutes, it is considered as a draw.<br />Just because there has to be a winner, penalties are taken.<br /><br />In the FIFA World Ranking procedure, the team that wins the PSO, is 'rewarded' with an extra point (2 instead of 1).Tobcoachnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-11825846572411845142010-07-05T20:43:16.480+02:002010-07-05T20:43:16.480+02:00really? This is why I think our calculations were...really? This is why I think our calculations were always off. I included PSO wins as wins. Not as a loss.<br /><br />Is there documentation on this or is this just speculation?<br /><br />Using the PSO as a win for the previous world cup got me the same results as FIFA (as did your method obviously). <br /><br />Just wondering, ThanksWatsonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07225132884399101151noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-56701456717079167272010-07-05T14:19:51.727+02:002010-07-05T14:19:51.727+02:00Because this coefficient is based on wins / games....Because this coefficient is based on wins / games.<br /><br />Wins = Wins avoiding PSO.<br /><br />Thus a PSO win is as bad as a (straight) loss for the calculation of this coefficient.Edgarhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/03420252819752301980noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1631997616728141521.post-41982833238818412732010-07-05T14:17:18.950+02:002010-07-05T14:17:18.950+02:00why is "avoiding PSO" relevent?why is "avoiding PSO" relevent?Matilda Maniacnoreply@blogger.com