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Permutations: Who is staying and who is going home?

RIGA/NIS/ZRENJANIN (Latvia/Serbia) - There promises to be more drama and excitement at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 when the curtain comes down on the Group Phase on Sunday.

With a range of different potential outcomes, we're here to guide you through it. You may also want to familiarize yourself with the Competition System.

Group A

*Spain cannot drop below third place and are not in danger of being eliminated. Ukraine can't finish top of the group in any of the scenarios.

If Spain and Great Britain win:

- If Spain win against Latvia they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- Great Britain will finish in second place, Latvia will finish in third place and Ukraine will be eliminated in last place.

If Spain and Ukraine win:

- If Spain win against Latvia they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- If Ukraine beat Great Britain they can finish in 2nd, 3rd, or even still be eliminated. This scenario will cause a three-way tie situation involving  Ukraine, Great Britain and Latvia who will all hold 1-2 records.  The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential.  In this scenario, Latvia can only finish 3rd or be eliminated.

If Latvia and Great Britain win:

- Ukraine will be eliminated and there will be a three-way tie for positions 1st, 2nd and 3rd, since Spain, Latvia and Great Britain will all hold 2-1 records. The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential.  In this scenario, only Great Britain can't drop as low as third place.

If Latvia and Ukraine win:

- Latvia will finish as the group winners and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- Spain will finish in second place, Ukraine will be third and Great Britain will be eliminated.

Group B

*France and Sweden cannot drop below third place and are not in danger of being eliminated. Czech Republic and Montenegro can't finish top of the group in any of the scenarios.

If  France and Czech Republic win:

- If France win against Sweden they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- Czech Republic will finish in second place, Sweden will finish in third place and Montenegro will be eliminated in last place.

If France and Montenegro win:

- If  France win against Sweden they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- If Montenegro beat Czech Republic they can finish in 2nd, 3rd, or even still be eliminated. This scenario will cause a three-way tie situation involving  Montenegro, Czech Republic and Sweden who will all hold 1-2 records.  The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential. As a reminder, Sweden can't be eliminated.

If Sweden and Czech Republic win:

- Montenegro will be eliminated and there will be a three-way tie for positions 1st, 2nd and 3rd, since France, Sweden and Czech Republic will all hold 2-1 records. The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential.  However, in this scenario, Czech Republic can't take first place in the group. 

If Sweden and Montenegro win:

- Sweden will finish as the group winners and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- France will finish in second place, Montenegro will be third and Czech Republic will be eliminated.

Group C

- Hungary have already secured top place in the group and have taken a direct ticket to the Quarter-Finals in Belgrade. They play Turkey who are already eliminated and can only finish in last place in the group.

- Italy and Slovenia play each other to determine who finishes second and third in the group. The winner will play the 3rd place team in Group D in Tuesday's Quarter-Final Qualifications. The loser will play the 2nd place team in Group D.

Group D

 *Serbia and Belgium cannot drop below third place and are not in danger of being eliminated. Russia can't finish top of the group in any of the scenarios.

If Serbia and Belarus win:

- If Serbia win against Belgium they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- Belarus will finish in second place, Belgium will finish in third place and Russia will be eliminated in last place.

If Serbia and Russia win:

- If Serbia win against Belgium they finish  first in the group with a 3-0 record and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- If Russia beat Belarus, they can finish in 2nd, 3rd, or even still be eliminated. This scenario will cause a three-way tie situation involving  Russia, Belgium and Belarus who will all hold 1-2 records.  The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential. As a reminder, Belgium can't be eliminated.

If Belgium and Belarus win:

- Russia will be eliminated and there will be a three-way tie for positions 1st, 2nd and 3rd, since Belgium, Belarus and Serbia will all hold 2-1 records. The final standings will be determined by head-to-head records and points differential.  However, in this scenario, Serbia can't take first place in the group. 

If Belgium and Russia win:

- Belgium will finish as the group winners and qualify directly to the Quarter-Finals.

- Serbia will finish in second place, Russia will be third and Belarus will be eliminated.

DISCLAIMER: The above analysis has been prepared solely for the purpose of improving the experience of fans. It is not to be understood as advice or as binding information on the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 for competition purposes.

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