Originally Posted by DepHun
I see that quite normal. the other way, the results of 14 matches (which is more than 50% of the whole 26 games season) would be lost.
It’s madness. It makes no logical sense whatsoever.
I’ll exaggerate just so that it’s understandable: Every team in one subgroup could be better than every team in another subgroup. The top team in the weak subgroup should not be gaining an advantage in Round2 from being in a weaker subgroup.