After each team has played the other teams in the group, the two with the most points advance to the "Round of 16."" When there is a "points tie" between to teams, the criteria used to determine the winner:
1. Goal difference, goals-for minus goals-against, from all matches.
If still tied ...
2. Greatest number of goals scored in all matches.
3. Greatest number of points obtained in the match between the teams.
4. Goal difference between the teams.
5. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches.
6. Drawing of lots by the FIFA Organizing Committee.