If it is necessary to draw lots to decide the final placings in the first round groups of the FIFA/Confederations’ Cup, the draw will be made the morning after the last day of matches in the respective group.
Thus Group A would be drawn on the morning of Wednesday 17 December, and Group B on the morning of Thursday 18 December.
The draw would be made in the Media Centre at the Riyadh Palace Hotel, at a time to be fixed.
It is recalled that groups are decided on the following criteria :
- Goal difference
- Number of goals scored
- Result of direct match between the teams involved
- Drawing of lots.