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13 hours ago, ThierryH14 said:

I know the Women's World Cup is only 24 teams vice the Men's World Cup is 32 teams which would affect your layout for the World Cup bracket. Sorry for making your job harder mate. 

 

You're right, that does make it a bit trickier, but I think it's doable. I'll see if I have some spare time to work it out over the next couple of days here.

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24 teams is tough, but I think it is definitely doable. I think the tricky part would be what to do with the third-placed teams that qualify for the knockout stage.

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On 6/10/2019 at 3:21 PM, JG36 said:

24 teams is tough, but I think it is definitely doable. I think the tricky part would be what to do with the third-placed teams that qualify for the knockout stage.

The four best third placed teams get berths into the Round of 16 with Group winners and runner-ups. It would be easy to put them into the circular bracket based on the table below.

Third-placed teams
qualify from groups
  1A
vs
1B
vs
1C
vs
1D
vs
A B C D     3C 3D 3A 3B
A B C   E   3C 3A 3B 3E
A B C     F 3C 3A 3B 3F
A B   D E   3D 3A 3B 3E
A B   D   F 3D 3A 3B 3F
A B     E F 3E 3A 3B 3F
A   C D E   3C 3D 3A 3E
A   C D   F 3C 3D 3A 3F
A   C   E F 3C 3A 3F 3E
A     D E F 3D 3A 3F 3E
  B C D E   3C 3D 3B 3E
  B C D   F 3C 3D 3B 3F
  B C   E F 3E 3C 3B 3F
  B   D E F 3E 3D 3B 3F
    C D E F 3C 3D 3F 3E

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