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Two from each group qualify for the second round

The two teams coming first and second in each group qualify for the second round.

Article 31, section 5, of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ regulations prescribe the system of play and the steps to determine the ranking of each team at the conclusion of the group stage: