B.1.3 Match points - Women's World Cup Qualifiers

Regulations of the UEFA European Qualifying Competition for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

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Competition Regulations
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National teams
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FWWC
FullSeasonYears
2021-23
EnforcementDate
2 March 2021

Points are awarded for each match played in the qualifying competition and final tournament. Match points are awarded only for matches that have actually been played. For each match, points are awarded as follows:

  1. 10,000 points (2,500 points for preliminary round matches) are awarded to each national team irrespective of the result.

  2. A win is worth 30,000 points and a draw 10,000 points (7,500 and 2,500 points respectively for preliminary round matches).

  3. For each goal scored, 501 points are added, and for each goal conceded, 500 points are deducted (126 and 125 points respectively for preliminary round matches). This rule also applies to any goals scored during extra time.

  4. For play-offs, points according to paragraphs b) and c) above are awarded after normal time for the first leg and after normal time, or extra time if applicable, for the second leg. No points are awarded for the penalty shoot-out.

  5. If a knockout match in a final tournament ends with a penalty shoot-out, both teams are awarded 10,000 points (as for a draw). In addition, the winning team is awarded an extra 10,000 points. The goals scored in the penalty shoot-out do not count.

Example: Team A beats Team B, 4-1

Team A

Team B

+ 10,000 points per match

10,000

10,000

+ 30,000 points per win

30,000

n/a

+ 501 points per goal scored

4 x 501

1 x 501

- 500 points per goal conceded

1 x (-500)

4 x (-500)

Total match points

41,504

8,501