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 :

  1. Points
  2. Goal difference
  3. Number of goals scored
  4. Result of direct match between the teams involved
  5. Drawing of lots.