Possible drawing of lots to be broadcast live via FIFA Media Channel
In the event of drawing of lots to designate the qualified teams for the second round (see 2006 FIFA World Cup Regulations below), please be informed that all draws will be conducted in Berlin Olympic Stadium (Press Conference room) at 18:30 or 23:30 and transmitted live through the FIFA Media Channel.
2006 FIFA World Cup Germany Regulations
XVIII. TECHNICAL RULES FOR THE FINAL COMPETITION
Article 31 First round (groups)
Par. 5.The ranking of each team in each group will be determined as follows:
a) greatest number of points obtained in all group matches;
b) goal difference in all group matches;
c) greatest number of goals scored in all group matches.
If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings
will be determined as follows:
d) greatest number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
e) goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
f) greater number of goals scored in all group matches between the teams concerned;
g) drawing of lots by the Organising Committee for the FIFA WorldCup.