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I'm creating an (English) football predictions competition for me and my family.

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I do a football prediction competition at work and need help or the formula to calculate peoples scores.

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2 points for an incorrect result but a correct score for 1 teame.g. 1-0 prediction and 1-2 result

I have basic Excel knowledge but have no idea how to create a formula which will calculate the above and populate the correct scores for people in the spreadsheet.

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Originally Posted by shg
Welcome to Oz, Basca

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