The group stages of the 2019 Asian Cup concluded with Lebanon’s defeat of North Korea on game 36 of the tournament (link).
In the group games:
- 96 goals were scored
- the team that scored first did not lose in 28 games
- the higher Elo rated team did not lose in 31 of the 36 games
- the five higher Elo rated teams that lost were: Thailand (v India); Australia (v Jordan); Bahrain (v Thailand); Syria (v Jordan); Saudi Arabia (v Qatar).
The 96 goals were scored in these 15 minute time intervals:
The posterior outcomes of these games compared to naive priors proposed prior to the tournament:
The knockout stages begin on Sunday, 20 January with the game between Jordan and Vietnam (link).