What is GF, GA, GD, MP, W, D, L, Pts in Football (Soccer) ?
World Cup 2018 is on now, when we check information we see group tables like the following one:
So what do GF, GA, GD, MP, W, D, L, Pts mean in Football ?
MP: Matches Played. How many matches has been played.
W: Won. Number of Won matches.
D: Draw. Number of tie matches.
L: Loss. Number of lost matches,
GF: Goals For. Number of goals scored.
GA: Goals Against. Number of goals conceded. (goals failed, other teams GF totally)
GD: Goals Difference. Normally and simply, GD = GF – GA.
Pts: Points. (For example, in World Cup group matches, if a team wins it will get 3 points, if ties it will get 1 point, if it lost then get 0)