Sunday Times Teaser 2714 – Group of Death
by Nick MacKinnon
In a Champions League four teams play each other twice with the top two teams going through to the next stage. If teams are equal on points, their positions are determined by their games against each other.
After five games each in one such contest the order was (A, B, C, D), each with a different number of points, A was certain to go through but teams B and C could still lead the group. But the last two games were draws.
All games had different results; none with more than 5 goals; the total goals for and against team D were equal; team A scored fewer goals than B, C or D, while team D scored more goals that A, B or C.
What were the results of the two games B v C?